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JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY
JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY IS A SACAA AND ICAO (INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION) APPROVED FLIGHT TRAINING SCHOOL, SITUATED IN THE JOHANNESBURG HELICOPTER GENERAL FLYING AREA THEREFORE NO TIME IS WASTED FLYING TO & FROM THE GF OR ON THE GROUND WAITING FOR FLIGHT CLEARANCES. YOUR TRAINING AT JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY STARTS AS SOON AS YOU ARE AIRBORNE, RESULTING IN OUR STUDENTS GOING SOLO & OBTAINING THEIR LICENCES IN MINIMUM TIME.
JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY OFFERS HIGH QUALITY, PROFESSIONAL TRAINING FOR NATIONAL PILOT LICENCE (NPL/LSA OR WCM) PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE (PPL), IN A RELAXED AND FUN ENVIRONMENT.
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AT JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY, YOU CAN DO A CONVERSION OR RENEWAL ON OUR MODERN LOW TIME SLING AIRCRAFT THEN HIRE IT FOR SCENIC FLIGHTS, FLY AWAYS OR HOUR BUILDING.
NATIONAL PILOT LICENCE (WEIGHT SHIFT CONTROLLED MICROLIGHT – WCM)
This is a fun flying, thrilling experience, almost like a motorbike in the sky. Feel the wind in your hair, the air beneath your feet. This is the most cost effective way to learn how to fly. A Weight Shift controlled Microlight is a very light Aircraft with a maximum all up weight of 450kg, it is limited to 2 people (Pilot and passenger). We can also assist you with license renewals, introductory flights and aircraft sales.
NATIONAL PILOT LICENSE (WITH A LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT RATING– LSA)
This license is for recreational, local and long distance flying. Training is carried out on our 2 seater, locally designed and manufactured Sling Light Aircraft. It has a sports car feel, “glass cockpit” almost a 360° scenic view. With its smooth maneuvering it is an easy aircraft to fly. This license enables you to fly an aircraft with a maximum take-off mass of 600KG; the minimum requirements to complete a LSA License are 35 hours of flight time. The NPL can be upgraded to a PPL at a later stage.
PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE – (PPL) AEROPLANE
A Private pilot’s license allows you to fly more than 1 one passenger(depending on Aircraft type and the relevant rating) and is the first step in obtaining a CPL. At Johannesburg Flying Academy we use South African designed and manufactured Sling Aircraft. With its light handling, sports car feel and full glass cockpit, it makes it the ideal way to start familiarising the Student with the instrumentation of larger, more complicated Aircraft. The minimum requirements to complete this license is 45 hours of flight time. A full time PPL course takes about 3 months to complete, but all courses are tailored to fit the individual’s requirements.
COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE (CPL)
The Commercial Pilot License is for the individual who wishes to make a career from flying. A CPL enables you to fly for remuneration in a commercial environment. The minimum hours required for this license is 200 hours of flight time; this would include your PPL flying hours. The CPL can be broken up into sections as follows; PPL, Night Rating, Instrument rating, Hour Building, CPL and test. Each section would include theory as well. A full time CPL course takes about 9 months to complete, but all courses are tailored to fit the individual’s requirements