Night Rating

A Night Rating qualifies a pilot to fly at night in fine weather conditions.

Should you wish to obtain an aeroplane Commercial Pilot Licence, you are required to have a night rating.

Night Rating Requirements:

  • A valid Private Pilot /Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Pass the SACAA online exam
  • Complete 5 hours of Ground School
  • Complete 10 hours basic IF (Instrument) training, of which 5 hours can be completed on a simulator
  • Night flight training, which includes a cross country flight and simulated emergencies
  • 5 take off and landings
  • Practical flight test

Note: Students must achieve pass of 75% for the online exam.