Pilot Training For International Students

Pray Aviation specialises in conducting pilot training for students from around the world. Since 2013, we have trained more than 200 pilots from Asia and more than a thousand overall. Not sure how or where to begin the process? Once you contact our friendly helpdesk and communicate your requirements, our team will customise a flight training package to suit your needs. We will then guide you step-by-step on how to apply for all the necessary approvals for the visa, immigration and flight training. All you need to do after is to show up at our doorstep, and everything including your domestics such as accommodation and local transportation is fully taken care of.

Application Requirements

In order to apply for these packages, there are a few requirements you must fulfil before you may commence on the course. The minimum age requirements for private, commercial and airline transport pilot are 17, 18 and 23 respectively. You are required to meet the FAA Aviation English Language Standard (AELS), which is the equivalent of ICAO English Language Proficiency Level 4. Lastly, you need to pass a medical examination conducted by an approved Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) and obtain a minimum third-class medical certificate. Not to worry, only those with more serious medical conditions will disqualify you from obtaining the certificate, short-sightedness is not an issue as you are able to wear corrective lenses to fly. Still unsure how to proceed? Read our FAQs or contact our friendly helpdesk now.

RSAF Personnel

To meet the growing needs of our RSAF and Asian clients, we set up our Asian regional office in Singapore in 2019. Whether you are an Air Traffic Controller or WSO Fighter with zero hours, or a KC-135 or F-16 pilot with sufficient or zero multi-engine hours, our all-encompassing flight training ensures it can fulfil your requirements and get you that CAAS foreign license conversion you desire.

5 Packages to Fit All

Here at Pray Aviation, we have thought of everything to ensure that your whole experience is hassle free while keeping you within your budget. Training courses are customised to serve the training, accommodation, and travelling needs of the international student. Our packages have NO FRILLS, NO HIDDEN COSTS, are LOW PRICE GUARANTEED & QUALITY ASSURED.

For individuals completely new to flying who wish to get off the street onto the pilot hot seat, we have the Private Takeoff Package where you will graduate as a Private Pilot and fly your family and friends as passengers. If you wish to go all the way and pursue your airline pilot dreams, the Climb to Commercial Package (CCP-1) will be your answer at our unbelievable low package price. Our customised package enables you to fulfil all requirements for conversion of foreign license to the CAAS Commercial Pilot License.

The CCP-2 is tailored for experienced pilots who only have rotary hours. Lastly, AFP-1 and AFP-2 are for experienced fixed wing pilots who qualify to obtain the Airline Transport Pilot. AFP-2 is catered specifically for pilots who are not from a multi-engine platform.

Pray Aviation Training Packages

Travel Booking Options

Do not wish to take on the hassles of planning the flights, airport transfers and hotels yourself? Leave it to us with these options!

* Option A:

Pray Aviation to handle flights from SIN-Augusta-SIN and Wichita airport transfers.

$3,000

^ Option B:

Pray Aviation to handle flights from SIN-Augusta-ATPCTP facility-Augusta-SIN, hotel accommodation and all airport transfers.

$4,000

Student Life in Kansas

Our training facility is located right on Augusta Airport which is a 15 minutes’ drive from Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is the largest city in Kansas whose metropolitan area has an estimated population of 650,000. Although it may not be 1 of the top tourist destinations in the US, there are plenty of attractions and places to visit during your stay with us. We have museums, scenic, landmark and nightlife attractions as well as fun activities such as horse-riding and even a fully equipped YMCA sports centre located right next to us.

Within the school, we have lounge and relaxation areas for you to kick back, watch television and relax. We also have a fully equipped kitchen as well as laundry equipment to fully cover your domestic requirements.

Andover YMCA

Located just 3 mins by car along the highway leading to our school is Andover YMCA, a sprawling sports complex which houses a fully equipped fitness centre, an indoor running track, a family and lap pool, basketball and volleyball courts, program studios with group exercises. It also has an outdoor sports complex for sports as well as a waterpark. Pray Aviation has a partnership with YMCA for a discounted monthly membership rate. Visit their website for more info.

Places to Visit in Wichita

Kansas Aviation Museum

The importance of the Kansas Aviation Museum building to the glory days of Kansas aviation cannot be overstated. Its grand art-deco style appeals both to the aviation community and to anyone interested in historic preservation. The museum houses a world-class collection of historic, significant and one-of-a-kind aircraft and aircraft engines; a huge archive with thousands of records, schematics, books, photos and more; and a wide range of additional aviation memorabilia.

Visit their website for more info.

Sedgwick County Zoo Sedgwick County Zoo

The zoo is home to 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 species. These residents are grouped geographically and in settings that duplicate their natural habitats. Exhibits include: Africa, Asia, North America, Tropics, Children’s farms, Amphibians and reptiles, Koch Orangutan Chimpanzee Habitat, Cessna Penguin Cove, Downing Gorilla Forest, Slawson Family Tiger Trek and South America/Australia, which is among the largest walk-through aviaries in the United States. Sedgwick County Zoo has been recognized with national and international awards for its support of field conservation programs and successful breeding of rare and endangered species.

Visit their website for more info.

The Keeper of the Plains

The Keeper of the Plains stands at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas rivers with hands raised in supplication to the Great Spirit. Renowned Kiowa-Comanche artist Blackbear Bosin donated the Keeper of the Plains to the citizens of Wichita on May 18, 1974. Since the sculpture’s installation to commemorate the United States Bicentennial, it has become a symbol for the city of Wichita and a tribute to the local American Indian tribes. in 1974. A complete renovation of the sculpture and installation of the Keeper of the Plains Plaza now brings people out each evening to see the Keeper and the “Ring of Fire”, which describes the Plains Indian way of life. Pedestrians can access the area via two bow-and-arrow-inspired cable-stay bridges which span the Little and Big Arkansas rivers. Fire drums on boulders at the foot of the Keeper dramatically light the night. The area is free and open to the public year-round.

Botanica, The Wichita Gardens

Located in Sim Park, this gorgeous patch of cultivated flora offers themed gardens such as the Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose and Wildflower Garden and the award-winning Sally Stone Sensory Garden, plus special programs for children. Since its opening with four gardens and a horticultural library, Botanica has added 30 additional themed gardens and exhibits. This botanical paradise on the plains comprises over 18 acres of stunning gardenscaping that features over 4,000 species of plants both native and new to the region. Visit their official website for more info.

Sanger’s Meadowlark Stables

Located just minutes from the school, Sanger’s Meadowlark Stables is a lovely barn owned by Marie Sanger who is an extremely warm and friendly lady. Sanger’s Stables provides boarding, horse riding lessons, and pony parties. There is an outside and inside arena and they teach western pleasure, hunt seat pleasure, halter, and equitation.

Visit their Facebook page for appointment booking and rates.

Old Town

Old Town is in the heart of Wichita, Kansas. A bustling shopping and entertainment district, Old Town is home to more than 100 different businesses and is a sought out destination for its restaurants, shopping, and things to do. Along the brick-lined streets are a collection of converted brick warehouses dating back to the mid-1800s. Built with brick and native limestone accents, these distinctive architectural features define the character of Old Town.

Visit all the Old Town businesses here.

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