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Established in 2007, CAE Gondia, also known as National Flying Training Institute (NFTI) is a joint venture between CAE and the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

CAE Gondia's pilot training programs provide high quality and focused ab initio training to aspiring airline pilots. Our programs combine premier ground school courses with high quality flying instruction delivered in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) standards. Upon successful completion of the program, cadet pilots obtain a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with an Instrument Rating (IR) and a Multi-Engine Rating (ME).

Our training resources include a modern training fleet, advanced flight simulation training devices, well-equipped classrooms, extensive online training materials, and a highly experienced and dedicated instructional staff and academy management team. All residential accommodations, classrooms, cafeteria and administration facilities are newly-built.

CAE Gondia (NFTI) is the training location for the Integrated CPL – Gondia

Find out more about training at CAE Gondia (NFTI)

Frequently asked questions

Course brochure

Aviation Academy

Flight Training

Aircraft Fleet
  • 12 X Diamond DA-40
  • 2 X Diamond DA-42

All aircrafts are equipped with Garmin G1000 systems and the fleet.

On campus hostel
Sports complex
Badminton courts
Cadet Lounge


CAE Gondia
National Flying Training Institute (NFTI), c/o Airport Authority of India, Birsi Airport, PO Paraswada, Gondia, 441-614, Maharashtra, India


9545457558 / 9545456266 / 9545456143
[email protected]