Private Pilot Licence (PPL-H)
It does not matter where you are from in the world, or what age you may be, if you have the interest of learning how to fly then you have come to the right place. You are here to relish the ultimate challenge of learning how to fly a helicopter and obtaining a Private Pilot Licence! Whether your goal is to take your friends flying past the gorgeous table mountain or for lunch at one of the spectacular vineyards throughout the Western Cape or you just want that ultimate sensation of being able to pilot a helicopter, then a Private Helicopter Pilot Licence gives you the flying freedom to achieve those dreams. Based out of Cape Town International Airport our courses are all tailored to your individual requirements and your time frame, so regardless of your other commitments we can support you all the way from your first induction flight, to the day you have passed your PPL flight test. Your momentous achievement opens up a whole new world of possibilities where you will never stop being in awe of what you can do. You could join us on fly-away weekends or show your friends and family around South Africa by air. This skill can never be taken away and can always be used anywhere in the world. From your first lesson of effects of controls at altitude which enables you to get a feel for the controls one by one for the first time and perform the basic manoeuvres and procedures of a helicopter. Then you will progress to practising climbing and descending, turns and develop your skills near the ground at the hover, which is a bit like juggling five balls all at the same time! You will quickly get the feel of the helicopter and progress with taking off, landing, circuits, auto-rotations and talking to other aircraft on the flight radio. Once your instructor is confident of your ability you will be sent solo. Your first real achievement in flying and one to be proud of. You will then continue practising all the skills learnt to date and move onto the challenge of landing in confined areas and navigating cross-country. After this a quick practical test prep and then you will be ready for a final flight test for your PPL. Please contact us to make your first booking to make your dream a reality.