Learn to fly in Melbourne with a flight school that that draws upon over 35 years of experience to help you become well equipped to enter your aviation career. At Amber International Aviation Academy, we offer a flexible selection of flight training courses that provide a clear pathway to becoming a professional pilot in the growing airline industry.
Amber International Aviation Academy is located at Tooradin airfield, 4 km (2.5 miles) east of Tooradin township, on the South Gippsland Highway. Tooradin airfield has ample car parking facilities available onsite. When you commence flight training lessons with us, a bonus is experiencing the stunning coastline and bay views on every flight!
Before each flight you will have the opportunity to perfect your manoeuvrers in our full motion RedBird Flight Simulator. Our Flight Simulator has fully immersive visuals and provides effective motion feedback to give you a realistic flying experience before leaving the ground.
Whether you are local, an international student or just looking for a new hobby, our Melbourne flight school gives you every opportunity to reach your goals in aviation. We pride ourselves in producing some of the safest, most competent pilots in the industry who are now enjoying successful and rewarding careers throughout the world.
A Private Pilot's license will allow you to fly to almost anywhere in Australia taking family and friends to enjoy the adventure. For those considering a career in aviation a PPL is your first step towards gaining a Commercial Pilot’s licence
The Night Visual Flight Rating (NVFR) allows you to fly in visual conditions at night which is a requirement for Airline Entry and Flight Instructor rating. This rating includes basic aircraft handling and navigating at night. To be eligible you must at least hold a PPL
The multi-engine rating provides you with the specific skills required to safely and accurately operate a twin-engine aircraft. This course is essential for aspiring professional pilots and private pilots who want to step up to more capable aircraft.
MECIR allows pilots to fly multi-engine aircraft under full Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). You’ll learn how to follow IFR procedurs and expand your knowledge of aviation weather reports and forecasts, flight planning performance and operations.
If you’ve always wanted to know what it feels like to fly, this is where you should begin. Choose a one or three hour Trial Introductory Flight (TIF) and our instructor will take you through the basic principles of flying from take off to landing. Learn more
We pride ourselves on our ability to train our pilots to meet their own individual goals, ranging from piloting an airliner through to recreational activities such as gaining a Private Pilot Licence for weekend adventures. Learn more
Our flight school is fully integrated with our state-of-the-art full motion RedBird flight simulator, enabling you to become a better pilot and get you the license in a more affordable and faster way. Our flight simulator is an approved Flight Training Device by CASA allowing students to log instrument time and components of advance endorsements. It also allows students to perfect flight techniques and emergency procedures while on the ground resulting in safer and more proficient pilots.
Amber Aviation holds safety as our highest responsibility. We have implemented a company-wide Safety Management System (SMS) that contributes to the amplification of our safety and quality excellence throughout our flight school.
We have worked to make our classes as accessible as possible at an affordable price for all of our students. International students are warmly welcomed and encouraged to train with us and live in the world’s most livable city. Learn more
Learning to fly can be daunting, but our passionate flight instructors are here to make you a safe, competent and highly sought after pilot. With over 35 years of experience, we have perfected a personalised service with tailored programs and courses to suit individual student needs. Learn more
Excellence in Flight Training
Amber International Aviation Academy is committed to delivering the highest quality pilot licence flight training while providing a fun and safe atmosphere. We pride ourselves in producing some of the safest, most competent pilots and flight instructors in the industry who are now enjoying successful and rewarding careers in aviation.
With qualifications nationally accredited and internationally recognised, Amber stands out from other flight schools in Melbourne offering an individualised training experience focusing on personal learning outcomes.
Whether you want to learn to fly as a commercial pilot, receive a Diploma in Aviation or require advanced flight training such as a Twin Engine Rating or an Instrument Rating, we have a solution to meet your needs.
Graduates from Amber International Aviation Academy are now flying aircraft for multiple airlines around the world. Turn your dream of becoming a pilot into a reality at our Flight Training facility at Tooradin Airfield.
Will you be our next graduate pilot to fly the world?
" Had an absolute amazing time with the team at AAA today. My son absolutely loved his first flight experience today and there will be no doubt be more to come! The guys were welcoming, accommodating and very professional. A special thanks to Dave, Nick and Mahendra. You made my little man's year! :o) "
" Absolutely amazing place! The staff are very friendly and the course that I'm currently doing is just perfect. The simulator is a great help to practice particular flights, overall amazing! "
" The friendly staff at Amber Aviation Academy teaches you to fly at your own pace.
Do it, it's so much more fun than I ever imagined! "
CESSNA 152 & A152 Aerobat
The Cessna 152 is a two-seat, single engine, fixed tricycle gear, high wing airplane used primarily for flight training and aerobatic endorsements. This economical choice in aircraft is sure to give you excellent airmanship skills.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an exceptionally well-proven and reliable training aircraft. The 172 is a four-seat, single engine, fixed tricycle gear, high wing airplane that has been used for flight training and personal use since it was first introduced in 1957. Our modern versions contain upgraded avionics and extended capabilities and we use our 172's for both initial and advanced flight navigation training.
The Cessna Turbo 182 RG Skylane features a high performance 300hp Lycoming engine with a recent overhaul, retractable landing gear, IFR and autopilot. The well equipped panel including the Garmin GNS 530 and EDM 700 instruments make the 182 RG the perfect aircraft for those looking to set out on an aviation adventure.
The Cessna 207 is a well known utility aircraft and has been operating around the world for more than 50 years, with a simple and effective design making it cost effective and efficient in a variety of roles. A 207 endorsement is essential for those wishing to pursue employment in the outback regions and tourism sectors.
The smallest of our twin engine fleet, the Partenavia combines the added peace of mind of two engines with a cost effective, long range charter and survey machine. If you are interested in learning to fly multi-engine aircraft, this aircraft is a perfect place to start. Pricing.
The Piper Chieftain is one of the most popular charter aircraft in Australia and known for its versatility and reliability. A critical step on the path to an airline career is gaining valuable experience flying a large, fast, turbo charged aircraft.
Ready to Learn to Fly?
A Trial Introductory Flight includes a Simulator lesson and is the best way to learn what it takes to become a Pilot
Trial Introductory Flight
Ready for your very first flight? Our Trial Introductory Flight (TIF) is an ideal way to discover the joy of flight, learn more about aviation, and what it will take to become a pilot.
Learn to fly on our exceptionally well-proven and reliable training aircraft. With our flight training aircraft such as the Cessna 152 and 172 and over 35 years of experience in flight training excellence, our flight lessons are designed to help you reach your aviation goals.