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Hire and Fly
JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY
Johannesburg Flying Academy established in 1984, are a SACAA and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) approved Flight Training Facility, situated South of Johannesburg South Africa. Due to our unique location at Panorama airfield, no time is wasted flying to and from the general flying area or on the ground waiting for flight clearances.
Your training at Johannesburg Flying Academy starts as soon as you are airborne. The school is open 7 days a week from Sunrise to Sunset.
WE OFFER FLIGHT TRAINING FOR:
HIRE & FLY ( HOUR BUILDING )
Johannesburg Flying Academy offers Hire and Fly / Hour Building on our South Africa Designed & Manufactured Sling 2 and BushCat aircraft.
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