How Much Is Flight School In south Africa

What is Flight School?

Flight training is a course of study used when learning to pilot an aircraft. The overall purpose of primary and intermediate flight training is the acquisition and honing of basic airmanship skills.

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How Much Is Flight School In south Africa?

Find below a sample cost of pilot training in South Africa, please contact the school of your choice for their exact quote.

Private Pilots License (PPL)

25 Dual hours on PA28-161 @ R2290.00 per hour – Training15 Solo hours on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hour – Training Total= R  57,250.00= R  29,250.00= R   86,500.00
  
Miscellaneous 
15 Hours @ R450 (minimum by law) – Briefing3 Dual hours on PA28-161 @ R2290 – Flight Test2 Hours @ R450 – Ground Evaluation / TestPPL Kit including all PPL notes (without Headsets)Exams (7 x R190) with Radio exam (R490)Total Grand Total for PPL Course= R     6,750.00= R     6,870.00= R        900.00= R     7,601.50= R     1,830.00= R   23,951.50 = R110,451.50
  
Additional costs (payable directly to the service provider)English proficiency examMedical Class IIRestricted radio licenseCAA fees (SPL and PPL)PPL ground lectures (if required)Pilot excess insurance – Annual = R        800.00= R     2,000.00= R        800.00= R        990.00= R   10,050.00= R     2,280.00

Commercial Pilots License

What is the cost?

Hour Building30 Hours PIC by day on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hour5 Hours PIC by night on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hour50 Cross country PIC hours on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hourTotal = R  58,500.00= R    9,750.00= R  97,500.00= R 165,750.00
  
Instrument Flight Rating20 hours on FSTD @ R1090 per hour
13 Hours dual (10 hours actual) on PA28-161 @ R2290.00 per hour
6.5 Dual hours (5 hours actual) on PA28R-201 @ R2690.00 p/hr
27 Briefings @ R450.00 p/briefing2 Dual hours on PA28R-201 @ R2690.00 per hour – testTotal
 = R   21,800.00= R   29,770.00= R   17,485.00= R   12,150.00= R     5,380.00= R   86,585.00
  
Advanced single-engine class rating1.5 Hours dual on Piper Arrow @ R2425.00 per hour2 Briefings @ R350.00 p/briefingTotal Grand Total for CPL Course = R     3,637.50= R        750.00= R     3,987.50 = R257,270.00
  
Additional costsDE fee
Commercial License Exams (ea)
CAA Fees
 = R     3,500.00= R        350.00= R        650.00

Multi-engine IF

What is the cost?

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Hour Building30 Hours PIC by day on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hour5 Hours PIC by night on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hour50 Cross country PIC hours on PA28-161 @ R1950.00 per hourTotal = R  58,500.00= R    9,750.00= R  97,500.00= R 165,750.00
  
Instrument Flight Rating20 hours on FNPT II for SE IF @ R1090 per hour
20 Hours dual on PA28-161 IF @ R2290.00 per hour (15 hours actual)
3 Hours on FNPT II for Multi Engine IF @ R1190.00 per hour
3 Dual hours on AC50 for IF Actual @ R4490.00 p/h (2 hours actual)27 Briefings @ R450.00 per briefingTotal
 = R   21,800.00= R   45,800.00= R     3,570.00= R   13,470.00= R    12,150.00= R   97,790.00
  
Multi–engine class rating4 Dual hours on PA34 for Multi Engine Class @ R4490.00 per hour3 Hours on FNPT II for Multi Engine Class @ R1190.00 per hour7 Briefings @ R450.00 per briefingTotal Test1.5 Dual hours on PA34 for DFE test flight Grand Total for CPL Course = R   17,690.00= R     3,570.00= R     3,150.00= R   24,410  = R     6,735.00 = R 293,685.00
  
Additional costsDE fee
Commercial License Exams (ea)
CAA Fees
 = R     3,500.00= R        350.00= R        650.00

How long does pilot training take in South Africa?

How long it would take to complete pilot training in South Africa would depend on your goal.

To get a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) in South Africa, you will need an average of 1 to 2 years (in some extreme cases 3 years). Whereas you will need around only 3 to 6 months to obtain a Private Pilot License (PPL).

Which university offers pilot in South Africa?

Johannesburg School of Flying is one of the oldest flight training academies in South Africa, situated at Rand Airport, Johannesburg.

We have been training World Class pilots since 1981 from all around the globe with over 3,000 graduates to date.

How long is a pilot course?

It takes two months to become a pilot and earn your private pilot license.

Training.

STARTING FROM ZERO TIMESTARTING WITH CREDIT FOR PRIVATE
Private Pilot2 Months
Commercial Pilot & Instrument Rating3 Months3 Months
Certified Flight Instructor & Multi-Engine Rating2 Months2 Months
Total Duration7 Months5 Months

Is South Africa good for pilot training?

South Africa has a lot of factors that make it one of the best countries in terms of studying aviation. The weather is perfect and suitable to develop your abilities as a pilot as well as the activities you can enjoy while studying there.

Which university is best for pilot in South Africa?

S/NBEST AVIATION SCHOOLS IN SOUTH AFRICALOCATION
1.Blue Chip Flying SchoolPretoria, South Africa
2.Skyhawk AviationJohannesburg, South Africa
3.43 Air SchoolPort Alfred, South Africa
4.AAA 4 PilotsDurban, South Africa

Do pilots get paid well in South Africa?

The average pilot salary in South Africa is R 312 000 per year or R 160 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 168 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 5 594 400 per year.

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