Asia Pacific Flight Training

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Asia Pacific Flight Training
Asia Pacific Flight Training (emblem).png
Type Flight school
Motto Dreams Realised
Founded 2005
Base Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Website apft.edu.my

Asia Pacific Flight Training Sdn. Bhd. (APFT), is a flying academy located at the Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.[1]

APFT offers courses leading to the airplane private, commercial and airline transport pilot licences and multi-engine, instrument and assistant flight instructor ratings. The school also offers a Diploma in Aviation (Pilot Training), which is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.[1]

History[edit]

The school started training students in 2005 and was officially opened in 2006.[2] It is the first Malaysian flight school to be accredited as a "private institution of higher learning".[3] The school has a fleet of over 30 aircraft. It trains pilots for Malaysian Airlines, Nepal Airlines and Garuda Airlines.[4]

In 2009, the school fleet consisted of the Diamond DA-40, Diamond DA-42, Eagle Aircraft 150B, Piper PA-28 Warrior and the Piper PA-34 Seneca, plus an AL200MCC simulator.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Asia Pacific Flight Training (2009). "About us". Archived from the original on 2009-02-18. Retrieved 2009-11-28.
  2. ^ Tan Shiow Chin (9 July 2006). "The call of the skies". The Star. Star Publications. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Mustapa: Flying academy has met IPTS criteria". The Star. Star Publications. 20 August 2007. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  4. ^ C. A. Zulkifle (9 July 2009). "Flying in the right direction". The Star. Star Publications. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  5. ^ Asia Pacific Flight Training (2009). "Fleet". Archived from the original on 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-11-28.

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