Private Pilot Licence

Durban | Mossel Bay

A PPL qualifies a pilot to fly without remuneration.

Helicopter Private Pilot Licence

A pass mark of at least 75% is required for all examinations


  • at least 16 years of age to go solo
  • at least 17 years of age to obtain a PPL
  • 50 hours flying time
  • Speak, read, write and understand English and pass the English Proficiency Examination
  • A Class I or II Aviation Medical. We assist with booking your Aviation Medical appointment

Ground School Subjects

  • Radio Telephony: Restricted Radio License
  • Air Law – Helicopter
  • Aircraft General – Engines and Airframes of helicopters
  • Human Performance
  • Principles of Flight for helicopters
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • General Navigation
  • Flight Performance and Planning for helicopters