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Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR) Fees

Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating (MECIR) Fees

AVI50408 Diploma of Aviation (Instrument Flight Operations)

CRICOS Code: 065685F
Duration: 13 weeks (Teaching Weeks)
Total Cost: $AUD 22,500 (Direct enrolment)
In addition students will need to purchase textbook, maps, charts etc estimated cost of $600.


  • Australian Commercial Pilot Licence
  • 10 hours night flying
  • 14 hours instrument flying
  • Valid Class 1 medical and Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC)

Fee Payment: Fees are to be paid in two equal amounts. Please refer to the International Student Information Book for full details on fee payments and refunds.

Tuition fees include:

  • Group and individual pre and post flight briefs
  • 24 dual instrument flying hours including Multi Engine Endorsement
  • 22 hours in simulator
  • In house IREX theory course
  • Air services and landing charges
  • Approved Testing Officer flight test fees
  • CASA licence fees
  • Administration fee

Students must provide:

  • CASA regulations & Documents
  • Charts
  • Jeppesen manuals



  • Total costs are based on our current syllabus. Flight training is competency based so some students may take longer to achieve competency.
  •  Rates and fees are current at time of publishing, but are subject to change.
  • Second and subsequent attempts remedial flight training, CASA exams or flight tests requires an additional fee at the same rate based on the lesson/test that needs to be repeated.
  • Recognition of prior learning will affect the costs