Microlight CCM Pilot Licence Hoedspruit


Leading Edge Flight School is situated in Hoedspruit, South Africa.  The school is situated at Hoedspruit Civil.  The school is registered with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA 0141) and the Microlight Association of South Africa

The minimum age required is 15 years.

If you wish to acquire a National Pilots licence the requirements are as follows.

Instruction hours:
A minimum of 25 hours must be flown.  At least 10 hours dual and at least 15 hours solo.  Instruction is done on the Bantam. 
Flight briefings:
Briefings will be done before and after every flight.  This is an all-inclusive once off charge.

MISASA and Aero Club and Hoedspruit Flying Club membership:
Membership is required to : Microlight Association of South Africa, Aero Club of South Africa and the Hoedspruit Flying Club.

Theory lectures during the course.  You will normally need about 10 hours of lectures.

You will have to obtain a student pilot licence, which you have to get before going solo as well as your final pilot license.  Application and courier costs will be an extra cost.

Radio licence:
You have to obtain a radio licence, which is done at the school.

Medical certificate:
A flying medical certificate has to be obtained before going solo.  The medical and X-ray is done in Hazyview.

PPL by Jim Davis is our Ground School Manual and Law for Private Pilots is also used as our reference sources. Both these books can be obtained through the school.  These prices are subject to change.

Skills test:
At the end of your instruction a practical skills test has to be done. 

Our aircraft are all fully insured and you will be required to carry pilot excess insurance to the value of R20 000 before going solo.  This costs approximately R120 per month and is not aircraft specific so you will be able to use it after you have completed your licence with us.  Should insurance only be required for one month, the cost is R277.50.

Theory examinations
Examinations are written online and there are 6 subjects. The six subjects are:
a. Meteorology
b. Aviation law
c. Principles of flight
d. Aircraft technical and general
e. Human performance
f. Navigation

All students are required to have their own headsets.  The school does have headsets available for sale including a headset bag.

The costs based on the minimum required 25 hours of flying are broken down below and excludes the costs of the medical examination and X-ray.  Prices are subject to change without notice.

There is no VAT applicable.

Please contact us should you require any further information.