For your career or just for fun
RVAC Flight Training is one of Australia’s most reputable flying school and a leader in providing contemporary and professional aviation training services for domestic and international students. With a proud history of training pilots for over 100 years, RVAC continues to play a significant role in aviation and has provided pilots to some of the most prestigious airlines throughout the world.
Many of our former students are today flying with Emirates, Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Qantas, Virgin, Jet, Indigo as well as the Australian Defence Forces and others commercial aviation organizations.
Range of Aircraft
RVAC Flight Training offers a diverse range of well-equipped aircraft to suit the needs of the recreational pilot, those pilots seeking more advanced skills and those training for a career. Our fleet consists of predominantly Cessna and Piper aircraft which are widely recognized as ideal training aircraft. Available aircraft consist of both single and multi-engine types with retracting undercarriage and constant speed propeller units as well as advanced avionic suites. Whether you are just starting out or looking to obtain a Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating, then RVAC Flight Training has the aircraft you need.
The Airport’s Flight Training Schools train 800 commercial pilots each year, with 30% coming from international destinations.
Learning to fly at Moorabbin Airport offers the trainee pilot an excellent aviation infrastructure:
- 5 operational runways – in excess of 13km of sealed runways and taxiways
- Over 40 aviation related businesses including hangars, flight operations, aircraft testing, flight simulator, aviation maintenance and other aviation support services.
- A busy aviation environment with 250,000 movements per year – 70% of movements are flight training related.
- Moorabbin Airport is not subject to curfews, operating 24 hours per day which facilitates flight training outcomes. The no-curfew enables pilots to train in all weather conditions.
- Pilot Shop Skylines
You’re in Safe Hands
With over 100 years of experience providing professional quality flight training, RVAC Flight Training provides a comprehensive range of services for both domestic and international students wanting to learn to fly for recreation, advanced flight training or a career in aviation.
We offer our students and Members a complete range of Flight Operations and Training facilities, a diverse modern aircraft fleet, CASA approved Simulators and a staff of experienced Flight Instructors.
- RVAC is a Registered Training Organisation
- RVAC offers a range of benefits and facilities for Students and Members.
- RVAC is an approved VET FEE-HELP provider for a range of approved courses.
Don't Just Take Our Word For it
“I feel privileged to be involved with the Royal Victorian Aero Club, through their Young Eagles program, in sharing my passion for aviation with young Australians. It is heartening to see a flying club pro-actively involve young people in their activities, enabling them to gain first hand experience in the exciting world that is aviation.”
Ralph Petritsch, Airline Pilot, Former RAAF Pilot
“After completing secondary school, Nic began his flying training at RVAC and earned his PPL, CPL, and ATPL with an instrument and instruction rating.In 2001, Nic achieved his goal of becoming a line pilot for the national flag carrier, Qantas where his passion for aviation continues to be realised. Nic said, achieving his childhood dream of flying Boeings for Qantas is one of his proudest accomplishments, so much of which can be attributed to the quality flying training, experience and guidance of RVAC.”
Nick Hope, Qantas Pilot
A flying career to me isn’t just about the flying hours we clock up, or even the types of aircraft we fly…..yes, of course those things play a big part when talking about a career, but to me , a career in aviation isn’t just, the flight experience, but also the life experiences that go with it.
The places we travel to, the things we see, the people we meet, and ultimately, the lessons we learn are things that can never be taught in school, learnt from a book, or studied on the Internet. They are things that can only be experienced while being on this ride called Aviation, or to be more precise, being a Pilot.
I was very fortunate to have developed a very strong grounding, and foundation for what has become a very successful career to date, simply by being involved with the RVAC, as a student, employee, and club member.