If you are interested in becoming a qualified pilot, you've come to the right place. RVAC offers focused, exceptionally high quality training for those wishing to take to the skies. From the recreational aviator to airline quality commercial pilots, we have the training syllabus to suit you - casually at your own pace or full-time.
Becoming A Pilot
Take to the skies
Stage 1: Recreational Pilot License (RPL) 25 hours
- Minimum of 25 hours of Flight Training
- English Language Assessment
- Theory Exams
Stage 2: Private Pilot Licence (PPL) 40 hours
After you learn to fly and gain your Recreational Pilot Licence the next stage of your flight training is the Private Pilot Licence (PPL). Flying lessons for your PPL Flight Training will be conducted in your choice of aircraft from our diverse fleet including the Cessna, Piper Warrior or Alpha.
- Students already holding a RPL will require an additional 20 to 30 hours of flight training, including 5 hours of solo cross country navigation. The minimum number of hours required by regulation for the issue of a PPL is 40 hours, including 10 hours solo flying time
- Complete study and exams in PPL Theory. Modules include Meteorology, Navigation, Performance and Air Law
- Undertake a flight test with a CASA Approved Testing Officer
Stage 3: Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) 150 hours (Integrated) or 200 hours (Non-integrated)
Turn your passion into a career!
For those interested in a career in aviation whether it be as an Airline pilot, Flight Instructor, Charter pilot, or in Agricultural flying operations then you will require a Commercial Pilot Licence.
- Your CPL Flight Training will involve additional hours of flying lessons in one of our General Aviation aircraft, including an endorsement in manual pitch propeller control and retractable undercarriage
- Study and complete the 7 CPL Theory Exams
- On completion of your training you will undertake a flight test with a CASA Approved Testing Officer