Overview

Slip the surly bonds of Earth…

Flying has been a dream of yours for years. Why not make a career of it?

You can, with Confederation College’s Aviation Flight Management (2.5 years) diploma program. Your private pilot flight training begins the first week of first semester right from our hanger at Thunder Bay International Airport. You’ll also receive training on some of the most advanced simulators available, learning to react to many situations in different weather scenarios.

From your first flight to IFR, we give you all the skills you need to land your first aviation job. Plus, we provide business and management training so you get practical background knowledge to successfully work in today’ aviation industry. Our veteran flight instructors at Confederation College’s state-of-the-art Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) will give you a solid foundation for a long and successful career.

Highlights

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  • You’re flying in the first semester
  • Learn and work in our dedicated Aviation Centre of Excellence (ACE) building, located at Thunder Bay International Airport
  • 16 aircraft
  • Two flight simulators
  • Industry-based instruction - you learn how to become a commercial pilot
  • IFR training included

Confederation College is truly an extraordinary place to begin one’s aviati...

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Pilot Dash-8 Q-400/Air Canada Jazz

If you have a strong desire to become a professional pilot, Confederation...

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Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have great success finding employment in northwestern Ontario, as well as major (international) airlines, medevac and charter operations, scheduled services, flight instruction and the Canadian Armed Forces.

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