Our Story

“To train pilots to the very highest standard of excellence in aviation, safety, education, competency, command, and to achieve their individual, personal and professional aviation goals”

pilot training at Ardmore Flying School


Ardmore Flying School has been training pilots since 1961 and is recognised internationally as a quality facility, providing consistently high standards in all aspects of flight training.

Ardmore Flying School provides international and domestic students with a solid foundation in all the critical areas of aviation theory and pilot training skills, and also teaches you how to work effectively in the constantly changing environment of the skies. Our fully integrated pilot training programs transform students into strong, decisive, skilled pilots capable of operating in the commercial and corporate sector.

Our pilot school

Individual attention - class sizes are limited on the helicopter pilot or airline pilot training courses to ensure the very best learning environment.

Supportive mentoring - an experienced instructor and an assistant teach every theory subject in modern and air-conditioned classrooms. Your Primary Instructor will be available to mentor you through any difficult patch and is your ‘go-to’ person to solve any issue you may have.

Computer based interactive pilot training- allows students to revisit core concepts.

Our pilot training facilities

Many of our airline pilot training graduates are flying for airlines all over the world. Facilities that contribute to the quality of our pilot training include:

  1. Operating for over 50 years Ardmore Flying School has a proven history in delivering high quality pilot training.
  2. Our instructors bring a wealth of experience, including an ‘A’ Category instructor with over 40 years of experience in fixed wing instruction.
  3. Our large, modern fleet of fixed wing aircraft includes 17 ‘R’ model Cessna 172 aircraft and 3 multi-engine Beechcraft Duchess Be76s.
  4. Our simulators for advanced pilot training –a Garmin G1000 single engine simulator, a Multi-Engine simulator and a King Air Turboprop simulator, provide a controlled environment to learn in all weather conditions.