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Private Pilot Licence

Learning to fly:

Whether you plan on flying purely for pleasure or a career, you have to start at the beginning. The Private Pilot Licence is where your adventure in aviation starts.

Once in possession of your Private Pilot Licence:

  • You are permitted to carry passengers
  • Fly for business
  • Fly for pleasure
  • Personal transportation

If your ultimate goal is to become a professional pilot, you will have to obtain a Commercial Pilot Licence. The starting point however, remains the Private Pilot Licence.

What are the requirements for a PPL?

Medical: You must be declared medically fit by an aviation qualified medical examiner. Any normal healthy person should be able to pass the medical fitness test.

Legal Requirements:

  • Be at least 17 years of age in order to go solo
  • Complete 25 hours of dual flight training
  • Complete 15 hours of solo flight time of which 3 hours shall be solo cross country
  • Complete the following theoretical exams:
    • Air Law
    • Meteorology
    • Navigation
    • Radio Telephony Procedures
    • Engines, Airframes and Instruments
    • Principles of Flight
  • Pass a flight test consisting of general handling and a navigation test
  • Have completed a restricted radio course (this is part of your PPL course)

General:

What happens when I arrive at Lanseria Flight Centre?

  • After enrolling at LFC, students will have a medical assessment booked and will receive a PPL Ground School kit
  • The course is structured in such a manner that all reference material is available to students enabling accurate preparation for lessons
  • Each student is assigned a specific instructor to guide them through the course
  • Each two hour time slot allows for a pre-flight brief and a de-brief after each flight.

Additional lecture subjects include: meteorology, navigation, engine and airframes

Training Aircraft: Currently all our ab-initio is conducted on a Cessna C172 Skyhawk

Private Pilot Licence Quotation

6 – 8 Weeks
Dual
hrs
Solo
hrs
Total
hrs
Medical examination carried out by SA Doctor
Student and Private Pilot Licence fee
Chest X-rays (est.)
2 Passport photos
40* hours of flight training on C172 (25 dual, 15 solo)
25
15
40
Pilot kit
(required books, manuals, maps, rulers, protractors, fuel testers & flight computers)
Radio course and licence
Private pilot lectures and courses
(aircraft technical, principles of flight, air law, meteorology, navigation)
Landing Fees - calculated as you fly
PRIVATE PILOT Licence
25
15
40

*UK Students: In order to comply with the UK UK JAA PPL, LFC offer a 45 hour PPL course, the additional 5 hours may be completed on either the simulator or Cessna 172. On return to the UK, the student will need to complete a UK JAA PPL exams and flight test. By prior arrangement, the UK JAA PPL exams and flight test can be completed with our UK DE here in South Africa.

Click here to visit information for International Students.

Payment Terms: At enrolment students are required to contact Accounts to make payment.

 

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