The cadets who qualify as fighter pilots serve in front-line combat squadrons equipped with SU-30, MiG-29, MiG-27, MiG-23, MiG-21, Mirage-2000,Tejas and Jaguar aircraft. Those interested in flying transport aircraft, the academy offers training in heavy multi engined IL-76 aircraft, C-17 and the twin engined multi role AN-32 transport aircraft, besides HS-748 and the Dornier light utility transport aircraft.
The academy provides following types of training programs
- Flying training
- Air Traffic Control Officers' training
- Ground Duty Officers' training
- Joint Services training