A unique opportunity to experience what an aviation career has to offer.

The Griffith University Aviation Flight Camp is an exciting three-day non-live-in camp for Year 10 and 11 students.

Students will take part in a range of hands-on activities, connect with student mentors, hear from a variety of industry speakers along with behind the scene tours of Qantas, Airbus and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Students have a chance to win a 1-hour trial introductory flight with Basair.

Highlights

  • Simulator session in the Griffith Flight Procedures Lab undertaking a virtual flight.
  • Mentor lunch and presentation by Industry Pilots.
  • Tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Service Hangar.
  • Behind the scenes tour of Qantas at the Brisbane Airport.
  • Opportunity to attend Mentoring Aviators Through Education Support (MATES) group to network with current Griffith Aviation students and gain insights to the study and industry.
  • Tour with Airbus.
  • Tour with BASAIR at the Archerfield airport.
  • Free introductory flight with BASAIR for one lucky male and female student.

Applications

Applications close: Friday 31 August 2018.

Cost: $80 (payable when accepted)

More information:  Contact Jaclyn Barker by email, or by phone (07) 3735 3924

The camp is open to Year 10 and 11 students from a Queensland school. Students will need to gain approval from their school (Principal/ Guidance Officer or current teacher) along with parenteral consent.

There are 24 positions available and students will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Currently studying in grade 10 or 11 in Queensland.
  • Able to attend the three-day non-live in camp from the 25 – 27 September 2018 at Griffith University Nathan campus.
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in aviation.

The student must also supply answers to the following questions (150 words or less per question):

  1. What motivates you to pursue a career in aviation?
  2. Why do you want to attend this camp?
  3. Have you had any prior aviation related exposure (e.g. attended air shows/Griffith Open Day or used a flight simulator)?

Provide a reference from the Guidance Officer/Career Counsellor or teacher.

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