Perth was selected as a training site because of its relatively short distance from China. Perth also boasts clear skies, a moderate climate and is close in proximity to international airport navigational aids.

Jandakot Airport was opened on 1st July 1963 and sits on 622 hectares of unproductive farming land. It is Western Australia’s major General Aviation Airport and is also one of the busiest airports in Australia. It has parallel runways (06/24) and one East-West runway (12/30).

The campus was established in 1993 and is situated along the southern apron with direct airside access from the main administration building as well as the two aircraft hangars on either side. Our Ground School building has four classrooms, a computer room, three offices, and a boardroom. The engine repair shop contains a state of the art engine overhaul facility and dedicated test cell for running in the engines.

Across the road is a purpose-built accommodation facility which can house up to 160 students with full catering 365-days a year. It includes communal showers and toilets, a dining hall, office space, a commercial-grade kitchen, a basketball ring and two separate living quarters with ensuites.