Whitworth Aviation


Whitworth Aviation is a well known, award winning flying college in Australia. Many of our graduates - local and international - are now senior captains with major airlines around the world such as Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways as well as Qantas and all Australian domestic airlines. 

Chief Flying Instructor

Bill Whitworth, leading the highly qualified team at Whitworth Aviation, is one of the most experienced IFR instructors in Australia. He has trained IFR students since 1970 with approximately 34,000 hours. Bill has unparalleled expertise in the delivery of training in IFR, taught on the Qantas Cadet Scheme and training programs of Garuda and Malaysian airlines. Bill is a CASA examiner for tests and operational ratings. 

He was inducted into the Aviation Hall of Fame in 2011 for his commitment to the pursuit of uncompromising excellence in training provision. 

If you are having problems with your landings. Bill has written an article on landings, available free of charge, just contact us.

Whitworth Aviation is pleased to offer the following Courses:

  • Trial Instruction Flight
  • Recreation Pilot License
  • Private Pilot License 
  • Commercial Pilot License
  • Command Instrument License
  • Revision Training and tests for CIR
  • Multi-engine endorsements

We look forward to seeing you visit Whitworth Aviation soon