PPL Training

Training for a PPL

  • Minimum age to solo is 16yrs. A student pilot shall not fly solo unless authorised to do so and supervised by a flight instructor.
  • Minimum age that you can hold a PPL is 17yrs and it is valid for life.

Theoretical knowledge subjects:

  • Air Law
  • Human Performance
  • Meteorology
  • Communications
  • Principles of Flight
  • Operational Procedures
  • Flight Performance and Planning
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Navigation

  • Applicants for a PPL(A) shall have completed at least 45 hours of flight instruction in aeroplanes;
  • 25 hours of dual flight instruction;
  • 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least
  • 5 hours of solo cross-country flight time
  • 1 cross-country flight of at least 270 km (150 NM), during which full stop landings at 2 aerodromes different from the aerodrome of departure shall be made.

Licence Privileges

To act without remuneration as PIC (Pilot In command) or co-pilot on aeroplanes or TMGs (Touring Motor Glider) engaged in non-commercial operations. Exceptions include:

  • Flight instructing for PPL
  • Examining for PPL
  • Glider tugging
  • Parachute-dropping