New aviation training comes to Abbotsford

Selair has partnered with Selkirk College's aviation program to offer private pilot licence training at Abbotsford International Airport.

Alexander Burton is the new instructor for Selair's private pilot licence traning at Abbotsford International Airport.

Alexander Burton is the new instructor for Selair's private pilot licence traning at Abbotsford International Airport.

Selair has partnered with Selkirk College’s aviation program to offer private pilot licence training at Abbotsford International Airport.

Students will receive a minimum 45 hours of private pilot flight training in C-172 P Selair airplanes, under the direction and supervision of Alexander Burton. Burton has more than 15 years of experience as a pilot, flight instructor and educational program developer.

Once individuals have completed the private pilot licence at Selair, they are eligible to become a pilot-in-command or co-pilot of an airplane.

Licence holders wanting to pursue a career in aviation also have the opportunity to apply for entry into Selkirk’s two-year aviation – professional pilot program.

Selkirk College has been working with Selair for more than 40 years to provide an aviation program that trains pilots for entry-level positions in the Canadian aviation industry, while keeping pace with advances in flight technology.

For more information on Selair’s program, visit www.selair.ca or call 604.854.6888.

For information on Selkirk Colleges Aviation, visit www.selkirk.ca/aviation or call 1.888.953.1133, ext. 205.