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- Saturday, 26 November 2016 02:59
A diverse and wonderful destination, the Coffs Harbour region is great for relaxing on gorgeous beaches, surfing, walking in World Heritage rainforest, diving and sailing in a marine park, and kayaking on rivers. At the Butterfly House, let a flight of butterflies surround you.
Coffs Harbour Airport is the busiest and largest regional airport in New South Wales, Coffs Harbour is your gateway to the wonderful activities and adventures awaiting discovery within the surrounding area. With direct access to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, the airport provides ease of access and convenience for holiday travellers visiting charming Bellingen, scenic Dorrigo and the spectacular beaches of Coffs Harbour. This enables visitors to spend less time traveling and more time enjoying their holiday.
Coffs Harbours “Professional Pilot Training” School is located at the Coffs Harbour Aviation College near the airport. Students live on campus 18 months, and are trained on the ground in a flight simulator and in the classroom. They are also taught to pilot a variety of aircraft suitable for each level of capability.
Christopher Kagl is one of the students and being a pilot is a dream he has had for most of his life. "I have been fascinated in aircrafts for as long as I can remember and I always took the initiative to read and learn as much as I could about them I am the second generation of my family to be educated so that really is something to be proud of." Chris grew up in the Highlands region of PNG and was fortunate enough to have two parents with tertiary educations.
Coffs Harbour is a wonderful atmosphere to commence your Career in Aviation and Pilot Training (PPT). PPT provides a living environment that is safe and free from social distractions. The accommodation is located on the airfield and meals are provided to ensure that a suitable diet is consumed. Each Cadet has a private ensuite and air conditioned bedroom with a large study table. There are four single rooms in each accommodation block. Each block has a communal kitchen suitable for preparing light meals. This area is large enough to function as a lounge dinning room. A communal laundry and barbecue area is located within the accommodation.
Take the first steps now towards your future.. in the exciting world of aviation.."