Flight Instructor applications for 2020 intakes are now open.

Flight Instructor - New Zealand

We’re L3Harris Commercial Aviation, one of the world’s leading airline training organizations, and we’re expanding our team of Flight Instructors. Right now we’re looking for commercial pilots who’d like to pass their expertise to new recruits joining some of the world’s leading airlines.

The opportunity

The Training Center in Hamilton provides rapid progression for Flight Instructors and is a proven route to employment as an airline pilot. In 2019, 17 of our Flight Instructors gained employment in the airlines after being employed at L3Harris for an average of 2.8 years. You can expect to gain up to 500 hours of flying experience annually and have the opportunity to receive ongoing upgrades and development in a safe and rewarding environment.

Become a Flight Instructor in New Zealand

Who are we looking for?

You’ll be supporting the development of our cadets by providing them with high-quality training, combining your experience with our tuition program. Naturally, you’ll hold a NZ CPL, multi-engine instrument rating, C-category instructor rating and a Class 1 medical. Perhaps you’re a B-Category instructor with 200 hrs IFR experience. Maybe you have multi engine or IFR instructor privileges. Even if you’re just starting to build your hours, we’d like to hear from you.

Applicants must hold the right to live and work in New Zealand.

What are we offering?

In addition, you’ll enjoy an annual salary and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Kiwisaver employer contribution – up to 8%
  • Life and TPD Insurance
  • Annual medical renewals
  • Uniform
  • Headset maintenance
  • 60 sick day’s entitlement p.a.

Additional NZD bonuses for those who qualify:

  • $3,500 B-Cat Instructor sign on bonus
  • $5,000 Multi Engine Instrument Instructor sign on bonus
  • $17,000 NZD  three years service bonus

Apply below.

Current opportunities