Students are cleared for takeoff as CQUniversity expands aviation footprint in New South Wales

23 June 2021

A new partnership between CQUniversity and White Star Aviation will see aviation students soar the skies on the northern New South Wales coast.

White Star Aviation will give future student pilots the opportunity to conduct their practical flight training in the Ballina and Coffs Harbour region while studying the Bachelor of Aviation with CQUniversity online.

CQUniversity lecturer and Head of Course for Postgraduate Aviation Arno Mueckenhausen enthused over the partnership which will increase the University's regional aviation footprint in New South Wales.

"We are continuously growing our aviation program and provide prospective aviation students with the opportunity to study no matter where they are located by offering a dense network of CQUniversity approved flight training providers'"

he explained.

CQUniversity is proud to provide its aviation courses and flight training across every mainland state of Australia.

White Star Aviation Director and Flight Examiner Nathan James explained that as a boutique flight training academy' instructors are able to provide students with a personal learning experience.

"Collectively' our team at White Star Aviation have more than 100 years of General Aviation experience.

"We are excited not only to share our knowledge but our passion for flying with the next generation of inspiring aviators'"

Mr James said.