HM Aerospace explored and explained
HM Aerospace or HMA is another respected and well established pilot flying academy in Malaysia. It is also one of the largest aviation centers in the country at the moment.
Its long and successful operation has allowed HM Aerospace to be induced as one of the founding members of the CAE Global Academy, joined together by other established schools including Aeronautical Academy of Europe (Portugal), Hub’ Air Aviation Academy (Belgium), Moncton Flight College (Canada) and SAA Flight Training (California, United States).
The flying schools in the CAE Global Academy ring provides advanced simulation, modeling technologies and integrated training for the aviation industry and defense forces across the globe.
Located in Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, HM Aerospace has the capacity to train at least 200 cadet pilots on yearly basis. Experienced teaching staff and qualified professional instructors specially brought from different continents of the world, including Europe, Middle East and Asia itself await the aspiring pilots. Many of the instructors have acquired more than 20 years of experience in the airline and aviation industry.
Flying courses offered by HM Aerospace range from the Private Pilot License (PPL) up to the Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL). Some of the most popular courses are:
- Private Pilot License (PPL)
- Assistant Flight Instructor Course (AFI)
- Airline Transport Pilot License Course (ATPL)
- Commercial Pilot License/Instrument Rating (Aeroplane) with ATPL
Depending on the type of course you enroll, the time taken for completion of the training can take up to 65 weeks. The fee for each course also differs from others.
Each course offered is on full time basis, and is packaged together with facilities that include accommodation, catered meals, aircraft simulator room, laundrette and sports facilities. The rooms offered are on twin-sharing basis, fully furnished, and air conditioned.
As a general pre-requisite, students from Malaysia wishing to enter the flying school needs to be at least 17 years old, completed SPM and obtained 5 credits, inclusive of English, Mathematics and a science subject. Foreign students, on the other hand, need to pass their GCE “O” Level (or equivalent), and passed their English, Mathematics, Science and 2 other subjects.