Orange Flight Training operates two Jabiru 160C Aircraft, and has access to a Jabiru 230 D.
Jabiru Aircraft are Australian designed and manufactured aircraft, made in Bundaberg, Queensland. They produce a range of factory built and kit built aircraft, and are exported to many countries in the world.
They are an excellent training aircraft, being rugged, responsive and reliable, and parts are readily available within a few days.
The OFT Staff
OFT has a staff of three instructors available to assist student pilots reach their goals.
The proprietor of the business, Ken Pidcock, has recently retired from flight instructing due to a medical issue, but is available to assist with theory training and general administration work.
John McKenzie has taken on the task of Chief Flying Instructor (CFI), responsible for the standards of training of students and other instructors.
Orange Flight Training is a Recreational Flight Training School (FTS) operating under the Recreational Aviation Australia (RAAus) organisation.
We train students to the standard for their Recreational Pilot Certificate, including Passenger and Cross Country endorsements.