Tristar Aviation Services

Tristar Aviation is based at Melbourne’s Moorabbin Airport in the state of Victoria and was established in 1993. Tristar Aviation is approved by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority to provide flight training from novice to multi engine instrument rating ATPL. As a specialist in professional pilot training, Tristar Aviation has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence. 

Tristar Aviation is approved by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority to provide flight training from novice to multi engine instrument rating ATPL. As a specialist in professional pilot training, Tristar Aviation has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence. Former students now fly for airlines around the world such as Qantas, Jetstar, Cathay Pacific, Gulf Air, Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Biman, Sriwjaya, Etihad, Copa and Sri Lankan to name a few.

Tristar Aviation’s reputation is enhanced by its Moorabbin Airport location, which provides an unparalleled training environment for career pilots. Students are exposed to virtually every facet of professional aviation and year round flying weather conditions to ensure course completion on time.

Tristar Aviation’s commercial flight training programs produce qualified graduates who are ready to begin careers as professional pilots. Comprehensive training programs give students the confidence, skill and good judgment to operate safely and efficiently in all flying conditions. Tristar Aviation utilise Moorabbin Airport as its base as well as other types of airports and airspace environments.

A professionally trained commercial pilot should feel comfortable in all flying conditions, whether operating from major international airports or a country grass airstrip. Tristar Aviation will give the professional pilot valuable experience and skills, which make the foundation for a successful airline flying career.


Dual Diploma of Aviation Package

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) + Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR)

Duration (64 weeks)

CRICOS: AVI50215 / 092298D + AVI50415 / 092299C


If you are looking for a career in an airline, the Dual Diploma of Aviation package is the program for you. This course will take you from zero experience to a Commercial Pilot Licence with Multi Engine Instrument Rating. The Commercial Pilot Licence is the minimum qualification you will need to work as professional pilot and the Instrument Rating component of your training will increase your skill level to allow you to fly in more challenging conditions such as in cloud or at night. The course includes materials, ground briefings, theory course instruction, one-on-one flying instruction and all the required flight tests and theory examinations to reach your goal of a being professional pilot. Small class sizes give greater opportunities for students to interact and enhance learning outcomes and create closer peer connections which is important when studying in a foreign country.

Do you already hold a CPL? The Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Rating) is also available as a stand-alone course for those wishing to upgrade their qualification.


Diploma of Aviation

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

Duration (48 weeks)

CRICOS: AVI50215 / 092298D

The Commercial Pilot Licence is the minimum licence required to allow you to gain employment as a pilot. The course also covers the Private Pilot Licence. Additional qualifications such as the Command Instrument Rating or Flight Instructor Rating can be undertaken on completion of the commercial pilot licence.  All courses involve structured learning and small class sizes. Courses include materials, ground briefings, theory course instruction, one-on-one flying instruction and all required flight tests and theory examinations.


Prerequisites

  • At least 18 years of age
  • At least 10 years of formal education
  • An IELTS overall score of 6.0 (unless secondary school has been conducted in English)
  • A current Class 1 Aviation Medical


Start Dates

Tristar Aviation has regular intakes throughout the year.



Student Services


Tristar Aviation understands that a student’s welfare is of vital importance to successful

learning. We have dedicated staff members who are available to assist students with any additional support services required throughout their training program.

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