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Cairns Aviation Skills Centre


Aviation Australia’s Cairns Aviation Skills Centre opened in 2004 and caters for both domestic and international engineering students.


The following aircraft are invaluable training aids that allow students to learn and carry out actual repairs and maintenance on real aircraft under the supervision of licensed and fully accredited training staff.

  • Falcon 10 Jet

A private executive jet, (powerplant: 2 × Garrett TFE731-2 turbofans, 14.65 kN (3,230 lbf) thrust each engines,

  • Cessna 152 Trainer

The Cessna 152 is an American two-seat, fixed tricycle gear, general aviation airplane, used primarily for flight training and personal use.

  • Robinson R44

A four seat, light helicopter still in production and in wide service across general aviation.


  • Hangar Workshop

Students learn and develop practical and technical skills needed to repair aircraft structures including airframe, wing and fuselage.

  • Technical Library

Houses aircraft maintenance manuals for all Aviation Australia hangar aircraft and allows students to learn the correct use of maintenance manuals as required for the repair, service and maintenance of aircraft.

Contact details

1 Tom McDonald Drive
Cairns International Airport
PO Box 139 Stratford QLD 4870

Phone: (07) 4034 8101
Fax:  (07) 4034 8111