Flight Testing

The professional services of Tim Holland and Anita Holland are available to conduct all Flight Tests through General Aviation. Tim holds a Flight Examiner Rating with all testing approvals from Ab-initio to Commercial Pilot License (CPL), IPC and FPC.  Anita holds a Flight Examiner Rating to conduct RPL and PPL flight tests.

Our examiners are experienced in working with flight training organisations that manage a schedule of students, flying schools, private pilots, and pilots looking for an Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC) or Flight Instructor Proficiency Check (FPC). Our flight testing services provide a cost effective and productive solution for pilot training operations that do not have in-house testing.

We will come to you from our base of operations at Flight Options Pilot Academy Sunshine Coast Airport (YBSU) with a reach across greater South East Queensland: Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Caloundra, Caboolture, Redcliffe, Brisbane, Archerfield, Gold Coast, Toowoomba, Gympie and the Fraser Coast region, Maryborough/Hervey Bay/Bundaberg and the Wide Bay-Burnett region.

Or come to us, fly into the Sunshine Coast (YBSU) from Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, or from the Central, North and Western Queensland regions. Private aircraft parking is available at our world class facilities, with everything at the ready to make your visit successful.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Aviation – Flight Operations, ATPL, LAME Licence, Flight Instructor Rating-Grade One Training Endorsement, Flight Examiner Rating with all testing approvals from Ab-initio to CPL, Flight Instructor Rating issue, Instrument Rating issue, Chief Pilot Charter and, endorsed on turbo-prop and jet aircraft. Tim will soon graduate from Massey University with a Master of Aviation Management.

Tim Holland

Tim Holland began his career as an electrical engineer with the British Military, after serving in Kuwait and Desert Storm Tim became a Commercial Pilot, working in the USA, Europe and Africa gaining valuable flying experience in airline, corporate and general aviation along with aircraft maintenance skills. A move to New Zealand was next where he became Chief Flying Instructor of a large flying school and going on to establish his own flight training facility. In 2011, Tim moved to Australia, flying corporate jets in remote Western Australia, then settled on the Sunshine Coast, owning and operating a flight training facility, then joining Flight Options Pilot Academy at Sunshine Coast Airport in 2018, to further develop pilot training, as Head of Operations at Flight Options Pilot Academy and Chief Pilot of (Flight Options Pilot Academy) Charter.

Tim has held a number of company directorships during the last 18 years as well as Chief Pilot, Chief Flying Instructor and Head of Operations positions for over 16 years. Tim Holland holds the highest level Flight Examiner Rating – with all testing approvals through General Aviation and brings extensive knowledge, experience, and capability to his role as a Flight Examiner at the most senior level.

Flight Tests Available

  • Recreational Pilot Licence ( RPL )
  • Private Pilot Licence ( PPL )
  • Commercial Pilot Licence ( CPL )
  • Single Engine Aircraft Class ( SEA Class )
  • Multi Engine Aircraft Class ( MEA Class )
  • Instrument Rating ( IR )
  • Instrument Proficiency Check ( IPC )
  • Flight Instructor Rating ( FIR )
  • Flight Instructor Endorsements
  • Instructor Proficiency Check ( FPC )
  • Night Visual Flight Rating ( Night VFR )
  • English Language Proficiency ( ELP )

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07 5353 5242

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