Private Pilot License

Fixed Wing

&

Helicopter

Requirements (PPL)

Be at least 16 years of age to go solo

 

Be at least 17 years of age to obtain a Private Pilots Licence

 

Be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

 

Class I or II Aviation Medical:

 

Theoretical Courses and Examinations

These elements can be completed before, during or after the required

flight hours have been obtained

• Radio Telephony: Restricted Radio License

• Air Law

• Aircraft General – Engines & Airframes

• Human Performance

• Principals of Flight (Aerodynamics)

• Aviation Meteorology

• General Navigation

SAO offers full ground school classes and facilitation of the above SACAA exams.

All PPL theory books are available for purchase from SAO

Requirements CPL

Be at least 18 years of age to obtain a CPL

 

Class I Aviation Medical:

Be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

 

Theoretical Courses and Examinations:

 

• Radio Aids

• Air Law & Operational Procedures

• Aircraft Technical & General (Aerodynamics)

• Human Performance & Limitations

• Instruments & Electronics

• Aviation Meteorology

• General Navigation & Plotting

• Flight Performance and Planning

• Radio Telephony: General Radio License Complete a minimum of 200hrs flying time. This includes all the hours obtained from your PPL and a minimum of 100 hrs solo flight time. 

SAO offers full ground school classes and facilitation of the above SACAA exams.

All theory CPL theory books are available for purchasefrom SAO

Commercial Pilot License

Fixed Wing

&

Helicopter

Helicopter

&

Fixed Wing Ratings/Conversions

Ratings 

  • Piston Conversions

  • Turbine Conversions

  • Instrument Rating

  • Night Rating

  • Agricultural Rating

  • Type Ratings

  • Instructor Rating

  • Game Capture Rating

  • Sling Rating

  • NVG Training

Contact Us

Main Terminal Building,

Grand Central Airport,

New Road , Midrand

011 805 0640
 
Web Page Updated April 2020