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PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE (PPL)

Overview: Full-time up to 5 consecutive days (part-time options available). 

Our Private Pilot Licence (PPL) courses are designed to be completed in a short, fully immersive training block. This creates an ideal environment to achieve your flying goals. It not only improves retention rates of new information and skills, but it allows instructors to spend one-on-one time with you, tailoring the course to your individual learning needs. 

What are the steps required? 
Students need to complete the following steps to acquire their Private Pilot Licence.

  1. 1. Complete their Recreational Pilot Certificate (RPC) including Tailwheel Endorsement
  2. 2. Convert to Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL)
  3. 3. Obtain Controlled Airspace Endorsement
  4. 4. Complete your PPL Theory Exam
  5. 5. Complete this PPL preparation course and conduct your flight test. 

How old must you be?
To hold this licence you must be 16 years or older. 

What aircraft do we use for the course?
Cessna 180 – Click here for the aircraft information.

Are there any medical requirements?
There are a few medical options for this licence. 
Check out CASA Medicals.

How much does it cost?

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

Fly aircraft up to 1500kg
$ 5630*
  • This is an estimate and based on the following:
  • Flying Hours (Cessna 180) = 10 Hours @ $398/hour = $3980
  • Instructor Time = 3 Days @ $550/day = $1650
  • Course Deposit - $2500

* This licence is competency-based. The time and cost required to complete this course will vary from student to student and is influenced by other external factors like weather.

Ready to complete your Private Pilot Licence?

Call, email or pop in to check our next availability. Payment of a course deposit locks in your spot immediately.