The cost of flying schools in South Africa

The costs of flying schools in South Africa are low compared to many countries. Yet they offer world-class training, new experiences AND 'fun in the sun'.

Fun in the sun In addition, getting your license in South Africa is quicker that in Europe - much better weather and few rainy days causing training delays.

Costs vary from centre to centre and from flying school to flying school. The following are representative of typical flight schools and associated costs.

They include the cost of flying lessons, associated costs and accommodation while obtaining a PPL (private pilot license)

PLEASE NOTE flight school and other costs are calculated in South African Rands and will therefore vary UP or DOWN according to international currency exchange rates. FINAL costs in your currency vary according to exchange rates.

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Cost of South African flying schools

Types of license SA Rand  
PPL Fixed wing R 80 000 Click here for currency converter
HPPL Helicopter 160 000 Click here for currency converter

Exchange rates fluctuate. For up-to-the minute exchange rates, click here.

Please contact us for details of the cost of obtaining commercial licenses. Prices are not quoted because the needs of individual students vary so much.

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