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
- Principles of Flight
- Operational Procedures
- Flight Performance and Planning
- Aircraft General Knowledge
- 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.
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