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HM Aerospace Sdn Bhd (HMA) is Malaysia’s Premier Flight Training Academy providing world-class training and facilities for cadet pilots. As a member of the Halim Mazmin Group, HMA has the capacity to train a minimum of 200 cadet pilots per year at our Langkawi facilities.

HMA was the first ATO in the country to use the Diamond series aircraft (DA-40/DA-42) for flight training. It was also the first to introduce the ALSIM FNPT II Simulator featuring the GARMIN G-1000 Glass Cockpit in South East Asia, which tremendously improved the quality of training and transition to type training with airlines. With its proven track record, HMA was selected by Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as one of its preferred training centre for its cadet pilots.

To date HMA has proudly trained nearly 1300 commercial pilots who have successfully been placed into local airlines like Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air, Firefly, MASwings and other airlines in South East Asia and Middle East like Singapore Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Wings Air (Lion Air), Eva Air, Korean Airlines, China Airlines, various airlines in Myanmar, Eithad Airways, Emirates, Saudi Airlines, Qatar Airways and Pakistan Airlines, to name a few.

HMA is located in the beautiful and serene legendary island of Langkawi. The Training Center is situated right next to the Langkawi International Airport.

A top destination for both local and international tourists, the island of Langkawi is well known for its all-the-year sunny weather an ideal location for HMA. The serene and peaceful environment here makes it conducive for our cadet pilots to enjoy the location whilst pursuing training at our centre. With its rich culture and history, Langkawi is also open to exploration by the cadets for their recreational interests.

To reach Langkawi and HMA, you can either opt for air or ferry services.

By Air: We are situated in Padang Matsirat, near the Langkawi International Airport. Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia provide daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi.

By Boat: You can get to Langkawi from Penang, Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis via Kuah Jetty. Upon arrival in Kuah Jetty, take a taxi to HMA

Map of Langkawi


Our teaching staffs are qualified professional instructors with international experience. Coming from different parts of the world — West Europe, Middle East and South Asia among others — and some from Malaysia too. Our instructors are prepared to lead HMA cadet pilots into the world of aviation. HMA’s flying instructors are Qualified Flying Instructors (QFIs) possessing vast aviation industry experience.    Ground instructors are Qualified Flying Instructors/Qualified Navigator Instructors (QFIs/QNIs), Flight Engineers (FEs) or Former Airline Pilots and they have a minimum of 30 years of experience in aviation and teaching.