Learning To Fly

Getting a Private Pilot’s License (PPL)

Obtaining your pilot license will provide you the opportunity to look around not just the sunny South East, but far beyond. Learning how to fly and gaining your Private Pilot's License (or PPL) involves several steps. Your training will include:

  • Ground training and exams in different subjects (Theoretical Knowledge Subjects)
  • Dual flying lessons with an instructor
  • Solo flying training
  • Flight test

Theoretical Knowledge Subjects

  • Air Law – Rules and regulations, rules of the air, ATC regulations
  • Aeroplane General Knowledge – Airframe, power plant, systems, instruments, airworthiness
  • Flight Performance and Planning – Weight and Balance, performance
  • Human Performance and Limitations – Basic physiology, basic psychology, judgment and decision making
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation – map reading including radio navigation
  • Operational Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • Communications – R/T procedures for VFR

Flying Training – The Flight Lessons

  • Minimum of 45 hour flight time
  • Minimum 25 hours dual and 10 hrs solo
  • Of the 10 hours solo, a minimum of 5 hours cross-country including one cross-country of at least 150 nm with 2 intermediate full-stop landings.

More Information

Contact us to speak with an instructor-it’s free. You can take part in an introductory flight to get a taste of the air!

Email us now with any questions.

Book Your Experience

Purchase your flight, and email us to book a date and time for your flight.

Please note:

  • Prior to making a purchase you should ensure you have read and understand all associated limitations and Terms and Conditions.
  • Vouchers are strictly non-refundable.
In flight