National Flying Training Institute NFTI – A Journey



CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Gondia, also known as National Flying Training Institute (NFTI) is one of 9 CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Flight Schools around the world. Established in 2007, NFTI is a joint venture between CAE Inc., Canada & the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Gondia’s 19-month Pilot Training Programs provide high quality & focused ab initio training to aspiring airline pilots. The programs combine premier ground school courses with high quality flying instruction delivered in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) & Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) standards. Upon successful completion of the program, cadet pilots will have obtained a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with an Instrument Rating (IR) and a Multi-Engine Rating (ME).

The training resources include a modern training fleet including Diamond DA 40 and DA 42 aircraft, advanced flight simulation training devices, well-equipped classrooms, extensive online training materials, and a highly experienced and dedicated instructional staff and academy management team. All residential accommodations, classrooms, cafeteria and administration facilities are newly-built and modern, and are expanding and improving the campus continuously.

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