Continental Aero Flying School

Pioneering Legacy
Extensive Fleet
Leading Edge Equipment
Global Operating Hub
Safety Record

Company History Timeline

Established in 1980 by Mrs. Adelisa Areopagita, Aero Flying Club is a pioneer and one of the earliest flying clubs in the Philippines

1980

The challenges posed by the economic recession in 2001 caused a decline in foreign student enrollment, resulting in the halt of operations.

2003

Relocated training operations from Pasay, Metro Manila to Mactan Cebu International
Airport (MCIA)

2012

Continuing its pioneering legacy by training cadets from all over the world

PRESENT

1986

Aero Flying Club underwent a name change, becoming the Continental Aero Flying School, and further solidified its presence by establishing additional training facilities in Iloilo, Cebu, and
Davao.

2011

Capt. Jithin J. Bhadran and a team of aviation professionals acquired Continental Aero Flying School Inc., which successfully obtained re-certification and an Approved Training Organization Certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority.

2015

Continental collaborated with Air Niugini for the 2015 Airline Audit Expo and participated in Air Niugini’s 41st Anniversary celebration.

Company History Timeline

1980 - History CAFS
Established in 1980 by Mrs. Adelisa Areopagita, Aero Flying Club is a pioneer and one of the earliest flying clubs in the Philippines

1980

1986 - History of CAFS
Aero Flying Club underwent a name change, becoming the Continental Aero Flying School, and further solidified its presence by establishing additional training facilities in Iloilo, Cebu, and
Davao.

1986

2003 - History of CAFS

The challenges posed by the economic recession in 2001 caused a decline in foreign student enrollment, resulting in the halt of operations.

2003

2011 - History of CAFS

Capt. Jithin J. Bhadran and a team of aviation professionals acquired Continental Aero Flying School Inc., which successfully obtained re-certification and an Approved Training Organization Certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority.

2011

2012 - History of CAFS
Relocated training operations from Pasay, Metro Manila to Mactan Cebu International
Airport (MCIA)

2012

2015 - History of CAFS

Continental collaborated with Air Niugini for the 2015 Airline Audit Expo and participated in Air Niugini's 41st Anniversary celebration.

2015

Continuing its pioneering legacy by training cadets from all over the world

PRESENT

CAFS Crew

Capt Jithin - Crew Photo
Capt. Jithin Bhadran
Romulo Ramos - Crew Photo
Romulo Ramos Jr.
Wilmar Antolijao - Crew Photo
Wilmar Antolijao
Capt Leo - Crew Photo
Capt. Leo Ariel Guardo
Capt Joshua - Crew Photo
Capt. Joshua Joash Signe
Capt Wollen - Crew Photo
Capt. Wollen Ugat
Bonifacio Otik - Crew Photo
Bonifacio Otik
Bill Sabio - Crew Photo
Bill Sabio
Gabrielle Rodriguez - Crew Photo
Gabrielle Paul Rodriguez
Leo Tanguan - Crew Photo
Leo Tanguan

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Frequently Asked
Questions

HOW TO APPLY?

Prospective students can fill-up the Application Form and submit all required documents at info@continentalaero.com. Please note that applicants are still require to submit the documents in person.

WHEN IS THE UPCOMING ENROLLMENT PERIOD FOR NEW BATCHES OF STUDENTS?

We offer the opportunity for student enrollment on a monthly basis. This means that you can apply and join our programs at any point throughout the year, as we have rolling admissions.

DO YOU PROVIDE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS?

We understand the importance of a conducive environment for focused training. Therefore, we’re pleased to provide you with a curated list of recommended accommodations that are well-suited for your training needs, ensuring a productive learning experience. This includes options with amenities and facilities that cater to the requirements of aviation students.

WHAT ARE THE GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS?

  • At least 17 years of age
  • At least a High School Graduate, no College Degree required
  • Physically and mentally fit and of good moral character
  • Can read, speak and understand the English language
  • Has not been convicted of criminal or administrative case

WHAT ARE THE ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS?

  • Filled up application form
  • 10 pcs (2×2) and 10 pcs (1×1) white background picture
  • NBI Clearance (Original)
  • 2nd class Airman’s Medical Certificate (Basic Medical Exam)

WHAT ARE THE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS?

  • Tourist Visa with at least one year valid passport
  • Once enrolled, CAFS will apply for a Special Study Permit (SSP) with the Bureau of Immigration before commencing classes.

WHAT ARE THE ENROLLMENT PROCEDURES?

Step 1: Choose Your Program

Select the flight-training program that aligns with your aviation goals. We offer a range of courses, from private pilot licenses to commercial pilot certifications and advanced aviation training.

Step 2: Submit Application

Complete the Airmen Personal License application form with your personal details, educational background, and aviation experience (if any). Ensure all required documents, such as NSO Birth Certificate, NBI Clearance, and I.D. pictures are prepared for submission.

Step 3: Medical Examination

All students must undergo a Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) approved medical examination to ensure they meet the required physical standards for aviation. Upon passing, students receive a 2nd class airmen medical certificate, valid for 2 years, ensuring their fitness for a successful aviation journey.

Step 5: Payment and Registration

Secure your spot by paying the required fees. Simply visit our office to request your invoice and payment schedules. Once you have the details, you can conveniently make the payment through cash, bank, or wireless transfer.

Step 6: Welcome to CAFS

As a new student at Continental Aero Flying School, you will receive a warm welcome during the orientation session. Here, you’ll get acquainted with the school facilities, flight instructors, admin staff, mechanic crew, and fellow students, setting the stage for a thrilling aviation journey.

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We Love Our Family,
And They Love Us.

We are fully dedicated to quality training base. When you enroll CAFS, there is no need to worry about customer support. We directly contact to Parents through email or phone call for updating training status. Check out what our customers are saying about CAFS!

PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE COURSE (PPL)

Duration:

3 - 6 Months

Ground School

110 Hours

Flight Hours

42 Hours

Simulator Hours

5 Hours

The first step in your Flying Career is to get the PPL. It is a type of pilot license that allows individuals to fly an aircraft for personal or recreational purposes, without renumeration. With a PPL, pilots can explore the world of aviation and enjoy the freedom of flying for leisure.

1. Principles of Flight
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
3. Air Law
4. Flight Performance and Planning
5. Human Performance
6. Meteorology
7. Navigation
8. Operational Procedures
9. Radio Telephony
10. EQC C-172