Private Pilots Licence

A Private Pilots licence is a recreational licence for personal use just like a car drivers licence. Your training will comprise of 6 theory exams and between 60 and 70 hours of actual flying. Comprising of Normal and emergency procedures, Basic mountain flying techniques, and simulated instrument flying. When you meet the requirements and are competent our instructing team will put you up for a flight test with an examiner.

If you have any further questions feel free to call our instructors and ask.

Download our info booklet

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ITS ALL ABOUT
ATTITUDE!

Whether you just want to prove to yourself you can achieve solo flight or whether your a full blown aviation nut we can help you achieve your flying goals! 

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Commercial Pilots Licence

A Commercial Pilots licence is a Professional Licence allowing the holder to be employed as a pilot or go onto further training such as instructor rating.
 

Before commencing commercial Pilot training you must hold a Private Licence and a be able to hold a class 1 Medical. A Commercial Licence requires 200 flight hours
6 theory exams, a Cross-country flight test and a licence flight test. Your training will consist of Advanced techniques and maneuvers, including Mountain flying, Simulated Instrument Flying, Low Flying, Upset recovery, stalling, cross country training.

 

When you meet the requirements and are competent our instructing team will put you up for a flight test with an examiner.

If you have any further questions feel free to call our instructors and ask.

Download our info booklet

Tailwheel Training

We are one of the few organisations left with a tailwheel available for hire and training for our members and students.

Our Super Cub is a 1956 upgraded to a 160 Horse Power.
The cub is legendary for its characteristics as a honest machine that is not too hard but not too easy to fly, making it the ideal machine to attain your initial tailwheel type rating on.

A initial rating in our Cub will take between 7 and 12 hours
depending on the students ability, You will be taught 3 point, wheeler and crosswind take off and landing 
techniques.

For more information contact one of our tailwheel instructors.

 

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Aerobatic and Spin Recovery Training 

We offer Aerobatics training in our awesome fully Aerobatic Alpha A160a trainers. Our instructors a competent in all normal aerobatic maneuvers and even some advanced ones.

Aerobatic training consists of a ground course and Dual and Solo flying. You will learn Loops, Rolls, Barrell Rolls, Spinning and Stall turns.

Adding an aerobatic rating to your skill set will definitely make you a safer pilot in your every day flying.
For those that don't want to complete a full rating you can just complete Spin Recovery and Avoidance training to make you a safer pilot.

 

For more information contact our Instructors.
 

Terrain Awareness and Basic Mountain Flying

Whether you want to complete the requirement towards you Private or Commercial Licences, or want to upskill your flying in weather and terrain we can help.

We're Ideally located with only a short transit flight of less than 15minutes into serious terrain and we're only 35minutes flight from Mount Cook National park, the highest Mountain in NZ.

During our training program you will learn, Wind Awareness and techniques, Valley flying, positioning and turning. Ridge and Saddle Crossings, Precautionary landings in confined space, e
mergency simulations and route finding.

You can use your own aircraft or a club aircraft.
For more information contact our Instructors

 

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