PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE

A PPL allows you to do private flights, and to train further for a Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) in order to work commercially as a pilot. Training can be done on a full-time or part-time basis.

Minimum Requirements

-Must be fluent in English
-You must be at least 15 years of age to fly solo
-You must be at least 17 years of age to obtain a PPL
-Minimum of 45 hours total flying time, of which:
-15 hours must be solo flying -5 hours must be solo cross country flying
-5 hours may be Instrument Flying (which can be done on an approved simulator) *Instrument time is no longer required for the PPL


-Class II Medical Certificate
-SACAA PPL Theoretical Subjects must be passed (pass mark is 75%)
-Aircraft Technical & General
-Human Performance
-Principles of Flight
-Meteorology
-Air Law
-Flight Planning & Performance
-Navigation
-Radio Telephony (Restricted radio licence)

-Flight test with Grade I or Grade II instructor
-Mandatory lectures are provided for all students of the Stellenbosch Flying Club

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NIGHT FLYING AT STELLENBOSCH IS RESTRICTED TO AUTHORISED MEMBERS ONLY.
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