The RPL is enough for many, but if you want to take your flying to the next level by flying at night (Night VFR), in clouds (Instrument Rating), or with the added safety margin of a second engine, you’ll first need your private pilot licence.
Average Student Cost
Additional PPL Costs
You must pass a theory examination comprising of Navigation, Meterology, Flight Rules and Flight Radio. An optional in-house theory course is conducted on a regular basis. The duration of this part time course is approx 8-10 weeks
After you have completed RPL you can then move on to Navigational Training.
Enjoy the unrestricted freedom of being able to fly anywhere in Australia. Private Pilot training expands on your training and teaches you the skills required to navigate and fly into controlled airspace such as Moorabbin and Essendon.
Students can train at any age however they cannot obtain a licence until reaching 17 years of age.