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Requirements for pilots

FLIGHT TRAINING

NATIONAL PILOTS LICENSE

1. Weight shift controlled microlight

Requirements

  • A student should be at least 16 years of age for a student pilot license and to go solo.
  • A student should be at least 17 years of age to be issued with a license
  • Hold a class 4 or higher medical license
  • Hold a valid student pilot license
  • Valid restricted radio certificate
  • Min of 10 Hrs dual flying
  • Min of 15 Hrs solo flying
  • Complete Exercise 1 to 19
  • Principals of Flight
  • Air Law
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Engines, Airframes & Instruments
  • General Navigation
  • Human Performance
  • Pass a skill test on type

2. Conventional controlled microlight (up to 450kg)

Requirements

  • A student should be at least 16 years of age for a student pilot license and to go solo.
  • A student should be at least 17 years of age to be issued with a license
  • Hold a class 4 or higher medical license
  • Hold a valid student pilot license
  • Valid restricted radio certificate
  • Min of 10 Hrs dual flying
  • Min of 15 Hrs solo flying
  • Complete Exercise 1 to 19

Passed

  • Principals of Flight
  • Air Law
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Engines, Airframes & Instruments
  • General Navigation
  • Human Performance
  • Pass a skill test on type

3. Light sports aircraft (450kg-600kg)

Requirements

  • A student should be at least 16 years of age for a student pilot license and to go solo.
  • A student should be at least 17 years of age to be issued with a license
  • Hold a class 4 or higher medical license
  • Hold a valid student pilot license
  • Valid restricted radio certificate
  • Min of 20 Hrs dual flying
  • Min of 15 Hrs solo flying
  • Complete Exercise 1 to 19

Passed

  • Principals of Flight
  • Air Law
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Engines, Airframes & Instruments
  • General Navigation
  • Human Performance
  • Pass a skill test on type

PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE

Requirements

  • A student should be at least 16 years of age for a student pilot license and to go solo.
  • A student should be at least 17 years of age to be issued with a private pilot license.
  • Hold a class 2 or higher medical license.
  • Hold a valid student pilot license
  • Valid restricted radio certificate
  • Complete not less than 45 hrs flight time as pilot of an aeroplane

Total of 45 hrs must include

  • min of 25 Hrs dual flying ( includes min of 5 Hrs instrument instruction time)
  • min of 15 Hrs solo flying of which at least 5 hours are cross-country flight time; which must include at least one triangular cross-country of at lease 150 NM, on which at leastone point must not be less than 50NM from base and must include full-stop landings at two different aerodromes away from base;
  • a Maximum of 5 hours dual instruction may be in an approved FSTD
  • Complete Exercise 1 to 19

Passed

  • Principals of Flight
  • Air Law
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Engines, Airframes & Instruments
  • General Navigation
  • Human Performance
  • Flight Planning and Performance
  • Pass a skill test on type

CONVERSIONS

At least one hour of dual flying (includes a minimum of three take-offs and landings)

NIGHT RATING

Requirements

  • Hold a valid pilot license
  • Passed theoretical exam
  • 5 Hrs theoretical ground training
  • 10 Hrs instrument time of which not more than 5 hrs may be done on a approved flight simulator
  • At least 5 take-offs and landings at night as pilot manipulating the controls of the aircraft under dual instruction
  • At least one dual cross country at night
  • Passed skill test

COMMERCIAL PILOT LICENSE

Requirements

  • A student should be 18 years or older
  • A valid private pilot license
  • A valid class one medical
  • A valid general radio certificate
  • A valid night rating

Passed

  • Aircraft technical and general
  • Air Law and Flight operations
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • Instruments and Electronics
  • Navigation
  • Human Performance
  • Radio Aids and Communication
  • Flight Planning and Performance
  • 200 Hrs of flight time which may include 20 hrs of flight instruction time in a approved flight simulator training device

Total of 200 hrs must include

  • 100 hrs as pilot in command
  • 20 hrs of cross country as pilot in command
  • 5 hrs of night flying as pilot in command
  • 20 hrs of instrument instruction time ( max of 10 hrs on approved flight simulator)
  • At least 5 hrs instruction in an aeroplane with adjustable flaps, retractable undercarriage and variable pith propeller or turbojet engine
  • Passed a skill test

INSTRUMENT RATING

Requirements

  • Student should hold a valid pilot license
  • A valid night rating
  • A valid class one medical
  • A valid general radio license
  • 50 hrs cross country flight time as pilot in command
  • 40 hrs instrument flight training under instruction of which 20 hrs may be in an approved flight simulator training device
  • Passed a skill test

SIMULATOR TRAINING

Requirements

  • 5 hrs may be done in a simulator for private pilot license
  • 5 hrs may be done in a simulator for instructors rating
  • 10 hrs may be done in a simulator for commercial pilot license
  • 20 hrs may be done for an instrument rating

MULTI ENGINE TRAINING

Requirements

  • 7 hrs of theoretical training
  • 11.5 hrs dual instruction
  • Passed a skill test

INSTRUCTORS RATING

Requirements

  • Hold a valid commercial pilot license or Airline transport pilot license
  • Have passed the theoretical knowledge exams
  • 25 Hrs dual patter
  • 80 Hrs briefing
  • Passed skill test