About Us

Our History

Bankstown Flying School was formed back in April 2016 and it is proud to be the exclusive flight training facility for Cirrus Aircraft within the entire state of NSW.

We are centrally located in Bankstown Airport, where we have a range of amazing Cirrus Aircraft on display.

Bankstown Flying School are a proud Cirrus Platinum Partner. We have recently been assessed by Cirrus Aircraft as providing exceptional Cirrus/ Pilot training as well as enhancing the Cirrus Aircraft brand with our fleet of SR series aircraft, including a SR22 G6 Platinum aircraft. 

Learn with our Flight Training Specialists at the NSW Cirrus Training Centre

Nige Clark, is the flying school owner and CEO, he is also a Flight Instructor, Flight Examiner, Cirrus Aircraft Platinum CSIP and has more than 10,000 hours of flight experience. He has been providing flight training since 2001.

Nige heads a team of experienced, dedicated instructors providing RPL, PPL, CPL and advanced training concepts including NVFR, IFR, MECIR, Flight Instructor Rating. Bankstown Flying School has two in-house flight examiners.

We are proud to be part of the Cirrus Aircraft Global network of Training Centres. with Cirrus Aircraft being the worlds most successful technologically advanced, single engine general aviation aircraft in the world

Bankstown Flying School has 2 Cirrus Specialised Instructor Pilots (CSIP) and 5 Training Centre Instructors (TCI). Train in or hire our Cirrus SR20 G3 or G6, alternatively the SR22 G2 or G6 (conditions apply).

The learning begins here, from the very first flight (Day 1) until you obtain your licence, then fly around Australia. Maybe a career to fly everywhere in the world.

Nige Clark – Winner
International Cirrus Standardised Instructor Pilot (CSIP) for 2023

Nige is not only a Platinum CSIP, he also operates the only Cirrus Aircraft Platinum Training Centre in NSW.

 As a Cirrus Aircraft specialist pilot, Nige is also a Cirrus Aircraft Test Pilot, completing the first return to service flight for all SR Cirrus Aircraft that come to Australia continuing the global support Cirrus Aircraft is renowned for.

Our Promise

As representatives and partners of the Cirrus Flight Training Brand, we provide the highest standards in flight training.

Great Fun!

Flying requires dedication and some study to maintain a good safe standard, but above all, it is great fun and we look forward to seeing the smile on your face as we zoom through the sky.

High Standards

We are proud of our excellence in Flight Training and this is further supported by us being selected to be the only NSW Cirrus Training academy.


We are very big on safety and culture and all of our staff and instructors have been selected to uphold the highest standard in flight training

Price Promise

Transparent pricing and realistic course cost estimates.

NSW Cirrus Training Centre

We are proud to be the exclusive NSW Cirrus Training Centre and whilst others do offer Cirrus courses, we are the only factory certified Cirrus Flying school in NSW.

We Work Around You

We understand you are busy and need flexibility, we promise to work with you.

Meet Our Team

Bankstown Flying School is represented by flight training excellence. We are also the NSW exclusive Cirrus Flight Training Centre.

Nige Clark

CEO, HOO, G1, FER, CSIP Platinum

Tania McGregor

NSW JP, RPL/PPL Pexo Invigilator, Security ID (Airport Security ID) Certifier


Peter Zhang Instructor

Peter Zhang


Luke Tevaga

Ker Yan Instructor TCI

Ker Yan

Ricky Qiu

Ricky Qiu

G2, DFTE, Cirrus TCI
Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy


Alistair Yee


HOO – Head of Operations, CEO – Chief Executive Officer, G1- Grade 1 Instructor, FER – Flight Examiner Rating, DFTE – Design Feature Training Endorsement, MECIR – Multi Engine Conversion Instructor Rating, IFR – Instrument Rating Instructor, FIR – Flight Instructor Rating Instructor

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Learn with our Flight Training Specialists

The learning begins here, from the very first flight until you obtain your licence, then fly around Australia. Maybe a career to fly everywhere in the world.

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