Sakurai Flying Academy

Study with Sri Lanka's Leading Pilot Training Academy

Flying Academy

Sakurai Aviation Academy is one of the leading flying schools in the Asian region. With access to state-of-the-art training facilities infused with a unique Japanese touch and a panel of highly competent and widely experienced flight & ground instructors, Sakurai Aviation Academy is both a private pilot and commercial airline pilot training school. We’re recognized by the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) which validates our pilot training credentials and our ability to meet the international pilot training standards. Further, our training programs are all designed and conducted to meet the ICAO(International Civil Aviation Organization) standards. We’re proud to note that we remain the only flying school in the region that offers Fixed Wing, Rotary Wings(Helicopters) , Multi Engine and Float Plane Rating, all under the same roof. Join us to secure your piloting credentials and be a globally recognized pilot. Build a great career in exploring the skies.

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become a pilot

Entry requirements for our programs differ according to training location and local regulatory requirements. However, you should, in general, meet the following minimum entry requirements.

  • Should be over 18 years old to commence training
  • Should have completed the Secondary School Education achieving national qualifications in English language, Mathematics and Science subjects
  • Should be proficient in the English language
  • Should be capable of holding a Class 1 Pilot Medical Certificate
  • Should successfully complete and pass the assessment process for your preferred training program
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Why Study Here

The Courses on Offer

Fleet & Performance

Fleet & Performance

Fleet & Performance

We’ve got an excellent fleet of training aircraft & helicopters that’re maintained to the manufacturers’ standards with relentless focus on the safety standards of the highest order.

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Training Videos