Australian Flight School is Looking to Expand its Flight Instructor Team

16th Sep 2022

The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA) is currently seeking qualified Flying Instructors at its airline pilot training academy in Wagga Wagga, NSW. Please see extract from job post below.

“AAPA and AAPA Victoria are wholly owned subsidiaries of Regional Express Holdings Ltd (Rex), Australia’s largest independent regional airline with campuses in Ballarat Victoria and Wagga Wagga NSW.

AAPA is a Registered Training Organisation, CRICOS and CASR approved 141 and 142 Training Organisation and provides the highest quality flight training to airline standards, including the successful delivery of the Rex Pilot Cadet Programme and training to a growing number of cadets destined for Vietnam Airlines, several Chinese and Singaporean carriers, utilising Piper Warrior III, Cessna 172S and Piper Seminole aircraft fitted with EFIS cockpits and advanced GPS equipment. The AAPA group holds Training Organisation approvals from CASA, the CAAC, CAAS, GCAA (UAE) and the CAAV.


  • Australian ATPL (A) or CPL (A)
  • Current Flight Instructor Rating with a Grade 1, 2 or 3 (with at least 100 hours instructional experience, with no less than 50 hours ab-initio) Training Endorsement

Desirable but not essential:

  • 50 hours as a pilot of a multi-engine aeroplane
  • Instrument Rating – Multi-engine Aeroplane
  • Instrument Rating Training Endorsement
  • Multi-engine Class Rating Training Endorsement

AAPA instructors are eligible for employment opportunities as SAAB 340 First Officers in Regional Express Pty Ltd (Rex) subject to meeting the airline’s standard recruitment requirements.

AAPA instructors also enjoy other benefits such as the Rex Group Staff Travel Policy, support of instructor’s professional development and upgrades and discounted food & beverage at AAPA’s Wagga campus.”

To learn more about the job and to apply, click here.

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