Commercial Pilot License South Africa

Situated in Cape Town, Aero Sport offers a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and a Private Pilot License (PPL).

Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
A Commercial Pilot License (CPL) is the final step in starting your career in aviation. You can achieve an internationally recognized ICAO compliant license. (ICAO = International Civil Aviation Organisation)

The training for Commercial Pilot License (CPL) consists of the following:
Theory & Exams
Aircraft Technical and General
Flight Planning and Performance
Air Law
Navigation
Instruments
Radio Aids and Communication
Meteorology
Human Performance and Limitations
Instrument rating
General Radio Telephony Communication Licence
Flight Exercise & Briefings
Minimum of 200hrs flying hours
Night rating
Instrument rating
Flight test for Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

The requirements for Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
Age minimum of 18 years
Medical fit (Class 1 aviation medical certificate)
Language proficiency Level 4 (must be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English)
Holder of an Private Pilot License (PPL)

Duration of Commercial Pilot License (CPL) training
The training can be completed in 12 months if you are a full time student, or can be completed over a longer period as a part time student. The training schedule is built around each student’s availability and budget.
With the Commercial Pilot License (CPL) you open career opportunities for yourself in the aviation sector and also you can fly anywhere in the world, taking your friends and family along on your journey.

Aircraft used for Commercial Pilot License training
Training is done on our Cessna 172s which is a great training aircraft with excellent control feedback for positive learning experience.

Private Pilot License (PPL)
You will achieve an internationally recognised ICAO compliant license. (ICAO = International Civil Aviation Organisation)

The training for Private Pilot License (PPL) consists of the following:
Theory & Exams
Aircraft Technical and General
Flight Planning and Performance
Air Law
Navigation
Instruments
Radio Aids and Communication
Meteorology
Human Performance and Limitations
Principles of Flight
Restricted Radio Telephony Communication Licence
Flight Exercise & Briefings
Minimum of 45hrs flying hours
Flight test for Private Pilot License (PPL)

The requirements for Private Pilot License (PPL)
Age minimum of 16 years
Medical fit (Class 2 aviation medical certificate)
Language proficiency Level 4 (must be able to read, write, and converse fluently in English)

Duration of Private Pilot License (PPL) training
The training can be completed in 10 weeks if you are a full time student, or can be completed over a longer period as a part time student. The training schedule is built around each student’s availability and budget.

Aircraft used for Private Pilot License training
Training is done on our Cessna 172s which is a great training aircraft with excellent control feedback for positive learning experience.