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Based at Cape Town International Airport and Virginia Airport, we are ideally situated and provide world-class aviation training. We offer instruction from a Students Pilot License to a Commercial Pilots License and also do type conversions. For information on doing your training at the best rates in the Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal, contact us now!

We offer an introductory lesson at competitive rates, which is the best way to find out if helicopter flying is for you. An introductory lesson is structured around your first flying lesson and as such includes a pre flight briefing, pre flight of the aircraft, a flight during which you get given control (try your hand at flying) and a post flight debrief. In total it is a 2 hour experience including 20 to 30 minutes of flying. Even if you decide that helicopter flying isn’t for you, it will be an experience of a lifetime!

OUR TRAINING FLEET

ROBINSON 22

Two-seater helicopter
Speed: 150 km/h
Range: 275 km
Single engine piston

Robinson-22

BELL JETRANGER

Four-seater helicopter
Speed: 170 km/h
Range: 540 km
Single engine turbine

Bell-Jetranger

BEECHCRAFT BARON D55

Six-seater aircraft
Speed: 320 km/h
Range: 1380 km
Twin engine piston

Beechcraft-Baron-D55

MORE INFORMATION

FIXED WING

Initial Twin Rating (BE55)

Flight Time: minimum 6 hours.
The average student will take about 10 hours to complete the rating.

BE55 Conversion

Ground school: minimum 2 hours.
Flight Time: minimum 3.5 hours.

A lot depends on the candidates previous experience level. If candidate is not already twin rated or has less than 100 twin hours they can expect to take longer to complete the rating.

HELICOPTER TRAINING

Students Pilots Licence (SPL)

This is for the purposes of training and allows you to fly solo.

Private Pilots Licence (PPL)

For the pilot who would like to fly for pleasure, the PPL offers a private pilot the freedom to fly you, your friends and family to Sunday lunches at wine estates, on short vacations or anywhere else you desire.

For aspiring Commercial Pilots, this is the first major step to reaching your dream of making flying your

Approximate time to complete: 3 months (full time) to 1 year (part time).

Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL)

For people who would like to make a career out of flying. Civair has a large commercial operation with offices in both CT and Durban. We offer a broader scope for work opportunities making it the perfect launch pad for an aviation career.

Approximate time to complete: 1 year (full time) to 18 months (part time).