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Hire Rates as of 1st February 2019

Students enrolled in the Melbourne Flight Training Pty Ltd Integrated Commercial Pilot Licence Course are eligible for GST FREE training.

Full-time International Students enrolled in the Diploma of Aviation are also eligible for GST FREE training.

Click here for a comprehensive list of Integrated/Non-Integrated Training rates.

Cricos # 02844F / RTO # 22508

Cessna C152 (GPS) $240 $350
Cessna C172R (GPS) $283 $393
Cessna C172SP (GPS) $283 $393
Cessna C182T (G1000 GLASS) $360 $470
Cessna C182T (G1000 with Synthetic Vision) $360 $470
AESL Victa Airtourer T6/24 $310 $420
Piper Arrow PA28RT (GPS) $360 $470
Piper Seminole PA44 (GPS) $545 $655


ELITE evolution iGATE S623 – Digital Flight Training Device
Solo Dual
B58 Baron $120 $230
C172 RG Cutlass $130 $240
B200 King Air (EFIS) $130 $240


CKAS MS-3 Full Motion Six Axis Simulator
Solo Dual
B58 Baron $140 $250


RPL $650
PPL $700
CPL $800
NVFR $750
Instrument Rating Initial $800
Instrument Rating Renewal $650
Instructor Rating Initial $750
META $750
Multi Engine Class Rating $700
CASA RPL(A) Exam $164
CASA PPL(A) Exam $186
General English Language Proficiency (GELP) Test $100
Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) Level 6 Test $100
Instructor Only Hire/Hour $150
Ground Briefing/Hour $60
Approaches (Essendon & Avalon) $50
Diploma of Aviation (CPL) $750
Diploma of Aviation (IFR) $650
  • All rates are per hour (start up to shut down).
  • All rates are inclusive of landing fees with the exception of major airports (i.e. Avalon, Melbourne, Hobart, and other major airports), which will be charged equal to the difference of the Moorabbin Airport rate.
  • Avdata charges / en-route Navigation Charges are included.
  • MFT will not reimburse parking fees when an aircraft is taken away overnight.
  • Refueling away from YMMB is included in all aircraft rates.
  • Full payment is required upon purchase or the end of the flight.
  • MFT payment methods include VISA / MASTER / EFTPOS, Direct Deposit, Cheque or Cash. 1% surcharge applies to all credit accounts.
  • Hire of MFT aircraft are subject to the hiring Pilot accepting and signing MFT Terms and Conditions of Aircraft Hire and must be Authorised by an
    MFT Instructor prior to each flight.
  • Long Term aircraft hire (i.e. more than one night) is subject to additional terms & conditions.
  • GST does not apply to students undertaking an integrated CPL course.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation fees may be charged at the discretion of MFT Management if a cancellation is not advised within 24 hours of the scheduled ETD other than due to operational and other uncontrollable circumstances. Cancellation rate is 50% of the expected flight duration.

We Train all types of pilots

  • Beginners
  • Overseas students
  • Hobbyists
  • Higher flight education
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  • “I did some upgrade work at MFT at Moorabbin and can’t recommend them enough. Very helpful and accommodating staff from the top down, really good bunch of blokes I found and have recently done some recurrent training there as well”

    Private: Happy Client

  • I moved to Melbourne from Sydney in December 2008. I had 220 hours and a brand new instructor rating. After getting ignored by all other schools at Moorabbin, Glen Buckley gave me a warm welcoming handshake, made me a cup of coffee, sat down with me and gave me some of his time. He didn’t […]

    Charles Hessmann

  • I completed my CPL, Night VFR Rating and Multi-Engine Command Instrument Rating at MFT. As well as their high quality training, Glen Buckley and his team work hard to go the extra mile and make sure that every student’s training is completed as effectively and efficiently as possible. After finishing at MFT, I found a […]

    James Costa

  • I was one of Glen’s students who came from South Korea in 2005. I just wanted to say thank you to Glen and the team for all of the things I learnt and the great times that I had in Melbourne! I will never forget my flights with Glen and MFT, and I am still […]

    Paul Choi

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