We recommend that you make a visit to our flying school at Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Kota Bharu and meet with our instructors. Our instructors and course administrators will be delighted to guide you and answer all your queries.
Once you decided to join our school, you can make your application by sending us duly filled forms provided [Online Application Form]. You will also need to send a letter for approval to the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). You will also need to send a letter for approval to the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). [Download sample letter of approval]
Yes, Asia Pacific Flight Training is authorized to conduct flying courses by the Department Civil of Aviation, Malaysia (DCA). We are also internationally recognised and are part of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Asia Pacific Flight Training utilize single engine aircraft of type Diamond DA40, Piper Warrior II & III. We also have twin engine aircraft, Diamond DA42 and Piper Seminole PA44. The school also has a Robinson R44 helicopter. Two simulators, the ALSIM AL200-DA42 and ALSIM AL200MC are also used in training.
To apply for CPL/ IR license training, the minimum requirements by the Department Civil of Aviation, Malaysia (DCA) are:
- SPM with 5 credits inclusive of English, Mathematics and any Science subject (for Malaysian students) or
- GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent with passes in similar subject (for foreign students).
- Not less than 17 years old when starting the course and must be 18 years old before been issued the CPL/IR license.
APFT’s short listing criteria are:
- SPM with 5 credits inclusive of English, Mathematics and any Science subject.
- GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent with credit in English, Mathematics and any Science subject.
- DCA Approval.
- Medically fit.
CPL/IR with Frozen ATPL for novice is 18-20 months
APFT offers the PPL, CPL/IR, Frozen ATPL and Diploma in Aviation(Pilot Training).
We also conduct the Aviation English Test required by the DCA for all pilots.
APFT also offers the Assistant Flight Instructor (AFI) course once you have the CPL/IR licence.
For the CPL/IR licence, a cadet pilot will require a minimum of 200 hours of flying of which 165 hours are on single engine aircraft and 35 hours on twin engine aircraft.
As APFT is an IPTS, students will be awarded the additional Diploma in Aviation (Pilot Training). The Aviation English Test is also included in the course.
There is no age limit for taking the course. However, the license is valid up to the age of 65 years old.
Applicant must seek advise from the Designated Medical Examiners to ensure they are eligible to enroll in flying course.
Colour blindness is not acceptable for a candidate to join this course but a certain degree of colour distortion can be accepted. However it must be verified by Designated Medical Examiners.
You require to satisfy the Class I medical standards. Only medical examiners who are designated and authorized by the Department Civil Aviation, Malaysia (DCA) can conduct the aircrew medical. [Download DCA Authorised Designated Medical Examiners]
Once you are shortlisted, you will be required to pay RM15,000 to book for the next available intake. For more information you can contact the Registrar at +603-20923177.
INTAKE YEAR 2013
- 17 FEB 2013
- 21 APRIL 2013
- 23 JUNE 2013
- 18 AUG 2013
- 20 OCT 2013
- 08 DEC 2013
APFT does not provide scholarships but we can help to arrange with commercial banks for funding. Students can apply to government agencies such as PTPTN and APFT can assist in verifying that you are offered a place in the academy.
Starting from June 10, 2005, EPF contributors may now use their savings in their EPF Account II to fund and finance their own or their children’s pursuit of the Commercial Pilot Licence with Instrument Rating (CPL/IR) Course. Please refer EPF (www.kwsp.gov.my) website for more information.
APFT does not guarantee you a job. However, as we have an agreement with airlines to provide them with pilots, we will be able to assist you in getting an interview with them. However, obtaining a position will depend on your performance.
Yes, this is prerequisite for any airlines.
No, but we have Kota Bharu Flying Club (KBFC) for part time PPL Course.
Generally DCA will approve up to 32 credit hours.
3 DCA Malaysia papers and 12 EASA papers. The passing mark is 75%. The details of the papers are available in the DCA website (www.dca.gov.my)