Government Flying Training School-

Government Flying Training School

Jakkur Aerodrome, Yelahanka Post, Yelahanaka, Bangalore, Karnataka, India- 560064


One of the oldest flying schools in the country State-owned flying training school Highest quality...

Courses Offered

Training for Private Pilot's License , Training for Commercial Pilot's License ,

About College

  • One of the oldest flying schools in the country
  • State-owned flying training school
  • Highest quality provider of pilot training services in the South India
  • Students invited for OJT and Apprentice
  • Offers CPL and PPL Courses

Hostel Details

Hostel facility is not provided by the school. Candidates need to make their own arrangements for boarding,lodging and transpotation.

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

The list of facilities provided by the Training School are as follows:

  • Aircrafts: 2 Cessna 152 & 1 Cessna 172
  • ATC
  • Aircraft Maintenance Section (with tooling equipment)
  • Hangar-cum-Store Room for the Training School
  • Aircrafts Fuel Station-IOC
  • Administrative Building
  • One Directors Chamber/Conference Hall
  • Director's office with CCTV monitoring system
  • One Class Room with projection and internet facility
  • Fight briefing/section room
  • Guard Room
  • Library
  • First Aid Room
  • Rest Room for Trainees
  • Crash tender vehicle
  • Two Light Vehicles

Top Faculty

Top faculty of the institute comprise of:

Mr. Naveen Raj Singh ,IAS

Wg Cdr Amarjeet Singh Dange
Chief Flying Instructor

Mr. B Bhaskar
Maintanance Manager Cum Continuous Airworthiness Manager

Capt. Madhurima Mukherjee
Assistant Flight instructor

Mr. Bhupendra Purbey
Quality Manager

Institute Description

Government Flying Training School (GFTS) at Jakkur, Bangalore , was established in the year 1950 and is one of the oldest flying schools in the country. It is a state-owned flying training school that offers tenured programs leading to issue of Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Private Pilot License (PPL) for aspiring candidates.

GFTS is a world-class professional aviation flight training facility that caters to all levels of pilot training. Spread over an area of 214 acres the school offers facilities for flight training, area leased to private parties for hangars and maintenance activities and other common facilities like airstrip, fuel station etc.

Facilities offered

The facilities offered to the trainee includes:

  • AME Students are invited for conduct of OJT for duration of six months at the rate of Rs.20,000 + ST
  • AME Students are invited for conduct of Apprentice for duration of six months at the rate of Rs.15,000 + ST
  • AVGAS 100LL fuel available for transit aircraft operating from Jakkur as per the existing market rates (Prior notice required to be given for checking availability)
  • Landing and parking facilites available for transit aircraft ( Charges for both to be paid as per GFTS approved existing rates )
  • There is no right landing facility available at the Jakkur Aerodrome
  • The runway length of 3000 feet capable of landing aircrafts all-of-weight of 5700 kgs


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