New Pilot Program


Training, mentoring and guiding services on offer for licensed pilots. Aimed specifically at low airtime or newly licensed pilots

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Are you a recently qualified pilot looking to increase your flying experience with the assistance of an instructor? This program has been developed specifically for you. We’re here to help take the stress out of site selection, weather forecasting, and get you flying as much as possible to build your confidence. On the way, you’ll make new friends, gain exposure to the Cape Town clubs, improve your ground handling, and upskill yourself in a fun low-pressure environment.

The program focuses on the following core skills and product offerings
– Landings: we will work on your accuracy, setups and decision-making
– Ground handling: gain exposure to new techniques and exercises to make your launches safer and start learning the skill of active flying
– Soaring: have fun soaring at our various sites
– Thermal flying: get thermal coaching to help you stay up and in control
– Beginner XC: we’ve designed several very achievable xc routes for the new pilot
– Safety: join our bi-monthly online safety meetings – these live sessions are conducted by one or more of instructors enabling you to learn from the experiences of others
– Social: meet new pilots at your skill level and grow your network of flying friends
– New sites: fly new sites under the guidance of an instructor
– Self-study online courses: pilots who take the 4-month package get free access to our highly rated self-study online courses on Weather Forecasting and Thermal Flying  with a combined value of R1000
– Fly as much as you want and as often as you want with us: the 3rd Saturday of every month is reserved for licensed pilot training. Apart from this, you are also welcome to join us whenever we are out flying or training. We have instructors based in the Winelands and Cape Town City Centre.
– Flyaways – join us on weekend getaways in the Western Cape as well as elsewhere in the country
– Daily weather forecast for every site in the Western Cape including ground handling spots

Package options:
– Full package – All the above for a period of 4 months (pay once-off upfront or split your payment into 4 monthly instalments – email us for instalment plan option)
– Monthly package – All the above for a period of 1 month. Excludes the 2 self study online courses. Includes 1 x Online Safety Meeting Invite
– Daily package – All the above for a period of 1 day. Excludes the 2 self study online courses. Includes 1 x Online Safety Meeting Invite

Excludes transport, accommodation, meals and gear hire

Pre-requisites: Valid South African Basic License or International Equivalent; SAHPA membership

Additional information

Package Type

Full (4 month membership), 1 Month, 1 Day


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