• About Perth

    China Southern West Australian Flying College

    CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Perth, also known as China Southern West Australian Flying College (CSWAFC) specializes in training ab initio students to become multi-engine instrument-rated airline first officers.

    Originally established in 1993, China Southern West Australian Flying College (CSWAFC) operates as a joint venture between China Southern Airlines and CAE. The flight school's training program is authorized by Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and China’s General Administration of Civil Aviation (CAAC).

    CAE Oxford Aviation Academy Perth operates from two training bases -- Jandakot Airport and Merredin Airport. The facilities currently have capacity for 304 cadets and offer 45 single-engine and twin-engine turboprop aircraft and high-performance jets, flight simulation training devices, classrooms, and student living accommodation.

    All graduates of our Perth flight school proceed to earn aircraft type ratings at the Zhuhai Flight Training Centre, a joint venture between China Southern Airlines and CAE in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China.