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Flying Instructor

Kaiwhakaako Waka Rererangi

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Flying instructors teach people how to fly aeroplanes, helicopters or other aircraft.


New flying instructors usually earn

$34K-$70K per year

Experienced flying instructors usually earn

$70K-$100K per year

Source: Air Nelson, Aviation New Zealand, Marlborough Aero Club and Massey University School of Aviation, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a flying instructor are good due to a shortage of workers.
Two men in the flight deck of a small aircraft

Flying instructors teach the principles of flight, navigation and weather

Last updated 25 September 2018