About Fly Oz

The FlyOz Advantage

Cowra, New South Wales, Australia

Student pilots, qualified pilots and flight instructors seeking to upgrade their skills and to be recertified travel from all around Australia and from Asia, Europe and North America to be trained at Fly Oz. The main advantages in studying at Fly Oz are:

  • We have a stable team of very experienced Instructors who take students from start to finish, no matter what qualification is being sought.
  • We understand the importance of keeping to our timetable and maintain student progress at all times. As a result, our programs are all completed on time.
  • The location of Cowra Airport gives students more actual airtime for eachlesson rather than wasting precious flying time with long taxis or flight to distant training area.
  • Every Licence, Rating and endorsement can be tested at Cowra.
  • All aircraft maintenance is to the highest standard.
  • Our weather allows for maximum flying days each year.

Our Facilities

Fly Oz is located at Cowra Airport in a brand new, state of the art classroom and hangar facility. All classrooms are fitted with the very latest projection technology and individually air conditioned for student comfort. We also have separate large student study rooms with all the facilities to let students work uninterrupted in total comfort. The hangar facility was built to accommodate the future growth and expansion of the business. As a result, the facilities are ready to accommodate a large intake of students at any time, providing Fly Oz with the opportunity to receive intakes of students immediately. Fly Oz has accomodation available. Please contact us to find out more information.

Instructors

Fly Oz is much sought after by Instructors as place to work and this allows us to select only the highest quality Instructors. Our experienced Instructors expertly teach student pilots from the Initial Sequences all the way through to being a Multi Engine Commercial Pilot with an Instrument Rating. Our instructors have extensive experience instructing students from many different countries and cultures as well as Australians of various cultural backgrounds.

Our program of continuous Instructor skill development allows our Instructors to adapt easily to the needs of the individual student to achieve the optimal learning outcome for all. Combined, our instructors each have over 1000+ hours of flying experience and in excess of 500 hours of instructing in all aeroplanes and flight sequences.

Grade 1 Instructors: Lyn, Mark, Christian & Paul

Grade 2 Instructors: Kar Sing & Zach

Grade 3 Instructors: Wes, Ben & Brenden

Lyn Gray

Head of Operations and Chief Flying Instructor

Lyn has been involved in the aviation industry for over 20 years and has instructed for more than 17 years. With a background in education and adult education, Lyn is able to pass on her experience to student pilots and fellow instructors in a very effective way, increasing learning outcomes for all. Lyn’s many years of experience allows her to instruct in all sequences for licences and ratings as well as the more complex aircraft such as Kingairs and Cessna Caravans and training pilots for endorsements such as pressurisation and gas turbine engine.

Mark Dixon

Deputy Head of Operations and Deputy Chief Flying Instructor

Mark also comes to aviation with a background in adult education and training. He has been a pilot for over ten years and an enthusiast instructor for over five years. His dedication to learning allows him to instruct in all sequences for licences and ratings as well as the more complex aircraft such as Cessna Caravans and training pilots for endorsements such as gas turbine engine.