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Learn to Fly in South Africa

Vulcan Aviation, Johannesburg, South Africa

Based in Lanseria International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa

Learning to fly at an international airport and flying in an airspace that experiences vast amount of air traffic means you are going to have an enhanced situational awareness and a higher degree of confidence in your pilot training.

Your pilot training will be conducted under the watchful eyes of an airline pilot with a flying experience of more than 10,000 hours. Vulcan Aviation has a team of highly qualified flight instructors and exemplary pilot training facilities.

A comfortable exchange rate of South African currency and their low taxation rates on aviation makes the pilot training in South Africa highly cost effective.

As Lanseria International Airport operates 24/7, you can rest assured the training will finish as per the schedule. The favorable weather conditions in South Africa also means that flying will not be hindered with erratic weather.

DGCA Compliant CPL Program

CPL+Multi-IFR Pilot License

Flight Time: 200 Hours*

*Includes: Single Engine, Multi Engine and Instrument Rating

Estimated Course Time: 12 months

Estimated Total Cost: ZAR 5,49,640**^ (INR 26,76,746) [@1 ZAR=4.87 INR as on 26/04/2022]

**Includes Radio License, Pilot Kit including E6B flight computer, books, Insurance and more. ^Price are subjected to change without notice. The Fee applicable at the time of admission shall be payable.

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Course Fee Details

Course Details

Flight Time: 200 Hours*

Program Costs in South African Rand (ZAR) [1 ZAR = 4.87 INR as on 26/04/2022]

 

Phase 1:

Private Pilot Licence                                         QTY/Hours               Unit Cost                   Total Cost (ZAR)
Dual Flight Instruction                                           30                              2 400                             72 000
Solo Flight Instruction                                            15                               2 300                             34 500
Briefing                                                                      20                                 400                               8 000
Pilot Medical                                                               1                                1 600                               1 600
Student Pilot Licence – CAA Fee                            1                                   550                                  550
Radio Licence                                                             1                                1 000                               1 000
Private Pilot Licence – CAA Fee                             1                                   750                                   750
Pilot Excess Insurance - Monthly                         10                                 200                                2 000
PPL Exams (CAA)                                                     8                                  380                                3 040
Headset                                                                       1                                4 000                               4 000
Language Proficiency                                               1                                 1 200                                1 200
PPL Kit                                                                        1                                 3 500                               3 500
PPL Books                                                                  1                                  1 500                                 1 500
PPL Test (Dual)                                                        4                                 2 400                                 9 600
PPL Test Fee                                                              1                                  1 500                                 1 500

                                                                                                             Total                             144 740

(PPL kit includes: Navigational Ruler, Protractor, E6B Flight Computer, 2 x Johannesburg map, Pilot Bag, Fuel tester, Pilot Logbook, Aircraft checklist.)

 

Phase 2:

Night Rating                                                                                              QTY/Hours                      Unit Cost                   Total Cost (ZAR)
Dual Flight Instruction – Instrument Flying (Incl. X-country)            13                                      2 400                           31 200
Briefing                                                                                                               8                                         400                             3 200
Night Test                                                                                                           2                                      2 400                            4 800
Night Test fee                                                                                                     1                                      1 500                              1 500
Night rating exam (CAA)                                                                                 1                                         450                                 450
Night Rating – CAA Fee                                                                                   1                                         500                                500

                                                                                                                                                         Total                           41 650

Phase 3:

Hour Building                                                                                           QTY/Hours                      Unit Cost                    Total Cost (ZAR)
Hour Building (Balance of hours for Commercial Licence)                   85                                    2 200                            187 000
Hour Building to meet DGCA requirement*                                             20                                    2 200                              44 000

                                                                                                                                                         Total                           231 000

Additional Requirements for CPL
CPL Exams (CAA)                                                                                            10                                       400                                4 000
General Radio                                                                                                     1                                      1 100                                1 100

                                                                                                                                                         Total                               5 100

Phase 4:

Instrument Rating + Multi Engine Rating                                           QTY/Hours                      Unit Cost                   Total Cost (ZAR)
Dual Flight Instruction – SE                                                                           21                                    2 400                              50 400
Dual Flight Instruction – ME (DA42 – G1000)                                           8                                     5 700                              45 600
Excess Insurance – Multi Engine                                                                    1                                        800                                    800
Simulator                                                                                                              5                                     1 350                                  6 750
Briefing                                                                                                                10                                       400                                 4 000
CPL Test – ME                                                                                                     2                                    5 700                                11 400
CPL Test – Simulator                                                                                         1                                     1 350                                   1 350
CPL Licence Fee – CAA Fee                                                                              1                                       850                                      850
DFE Fee                                                                                                                 1                                    6 000                                   6 000

                                                                                                                                                          Total                               127 150

 

ACCOMMODATION + TRANSPORTATION (12 MONTHS, SHARING) + Airport Permit                                                  67 000

Total Estimate for Commercial Pilots Licence                                                                                                          616 640

 

Additional Optional(s)

Ground-school Option 1: CBT (Computer Based Training) exam prep – Ground School Includes CPL and ATPL eBooks: Including over 18000 mock questions                                                                                                                                                                22 000
Ground-school Option 2: Self-study – Full set of CPL Books                                                                                                      5 000

 

Accommodation – Non-Sharing (additional cost) – ZAR 1500/month for 12 months                                                       18 000

Please Note:
Prices are subject to change without notice due to factors such as price of AVGAS, Rand / Dollar fluctuations affecting aircraft maintenance costs, operational costs, etc. which are beyond the control of Vulcan Aviation. This estimate is based on the minimum hours required by law. Should extra training be required, such costs will be for the student’s account. Estimate includes landing fees at Lanseria Airport only and any navigation, approach or away landing fees will be charged for separately. Accommodation and Transportation is optional. CAA approved PPL/CPL books/notes will be provided where applicable. Estimate valid April 2022 to June 2022. Prices indicative are in South African Rand (ZAR) and inclusive of VAT @ 15%. Ts and Cs apply. Estimate does not include Visa costs.

**Price are subjected to change without notice. The Fee applicable at the time of admission shall be payable.

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