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This is your first step in your aviation career, handling light aircraft.


This entitles you to fly commercially, taking control of bigger aircraft.


The highest level of commercial aircraft pilot certification.


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Commercial Pilots License


What is a Commercial Pilots License?

This is a combined course, including a CPL and a Single Engine Instrument Rating. It will entitles you to fly commercially, taking control of bigger aircrafts and getting paid to do what you love and is significantly valuable for flying under IFR is the ability to fly in instrument meteorological conditions (such as inside clouds).


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What are the requirements?

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Hold a valid class 1 medical certificate
  • Hold a valid general certificate of proficiency in radiotelephony
  • Hold a valid Private Pilot License
  • Hold a Night Rating
  • Show proof of English Language Proficiency
  • A minimum of 200 hours total flight time the, 200 hours must include
    ≥ 100 hours PIC flight time
    ≥ 5 hours PIC by night
    ≥ 50 hours of cross country flying as PIC
    ≥ 40 hours dual instrument time (20 hours may be done in an approved FSTD)
    ≥ 5 hours dual in an aeroplane with adjustable flaps, retractable undercarriage and variable pitch propeller or turbojet engine.

Exams that you must pass:

  • Flight Planning & Performance
  • Instruments & Electronics
  • ATNG
  • Human performance
  • Air Law & Operational Procedures
  • Navigation
  • Radio aids & Communication
  • Aviation Meteorology

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What is the cost?


Hour Building

45 hours PIC by day on PA28-161 @ R1395.00 per hour

40 Hours Solo @ R1370.00 per hour on PA28 -181



= R   62,775.00

= R     6,975.00

= R   69,750.00


Cross Country PIC Hours

50 cross country PIC hours on PA28-161 @ R1395.00 per hour



= R   69,750.00

= R   69,750.00


Instrument Flight Rating

20 hours on FSTD @ R490.00 per hour
15 hours dual on PA28-161 @ R1645.00 per hour
5 dual hours on PA28R-201 @ R2105.00 per hour
2 dual hours on PA28R-201 @ R2105.00 per hour
8 briefings @ R250.00 per briefing



= R     7,350.00

= R   24,675.00

= R   10.525.00

= R     4,210.00

= R     2,000.00

= R   56,110.00



CAA Designated Exam for IF/COM
Commercial License Exams
CAA Fees


Grand Total for CPL Course


= R     6,900.00

= R     1,920.00

= R        650.00


= R 208,080.00


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Terms: Due to practical consideration such as; weather, aircraft availability and serviceability, instructor availability and the progress of individual students, completion of any particular course may require more time and funding than specified in this quotation. The company reserves the right to terminate or suspend the flight training of any student at any time and will in such case, refund the student all funds in credit in that students account. Prices are subject to change at any time due to fluctuating fuel and other related costs. Flight training shall not be conducted whilst in possession of any weapons.


Please be advised this is only an estimated cost based on the MINIMUM requirements and that the total cost shall be based on student performance.