Our qualified instructors will convert your foreign license to the SACAA standards - then you are good to go! Hire and Fly our amazing 2006 model C172 or C206 fitted with the Garmin 1000. We also assist you with all the flight planning or even send a safety pilot with you. Flying in Africa is the best and you will have a true bush flying experience.
We have planned an epic trip for you already. Just book, file the flight plan and go! Have a look:
To be capable of flying South African registered aircraft you are required to validate your current license to a South-African license to comply with the South African Civil Aviation Authorities. Converting your license to a South-African license is a process that should not worry one at all, as our guidance and assistance will ease the process and simplify the complete process in gaining a foreign license validation for PPL/VFR/DAY privileges with us.
Prior to arrival in South-Africa the following original or CERTIFIED copies of:
All your documents will be reviewed to ensure a successful submission. You will be issued with a PPL / VFR / Day by the CAA. The
Your license will be ready upon arrival in South-Africa
Once you arrived in South-Africa, depending on experience you will conduct a two day training and familiarization course, which will consist of the following.
Morning Operational Specific Ground School on South African Air Law, Local Meteorology, Flight Performance and Planning and the Garmin 1000.
Afternoon Familiarization flight in the Cessna 172SP (To Prepare for the skills test) on Johannesburg airspace and its surroundings.
Morning Complete the official air law exam, and prepare for the Practical Skills Test.
Afternoon Complete a PPL Skills Test, after the skills test a specific route briefing will be given on the safari flight which is about to be commenced.
Once all these points has been completed and you satisfied your instructor that you are to a safe and proficient standard, your license will be endorsed by the instructor and will be current, which means you will be able to get airborne in a South-African registered aircraft and commence your safari flight.
Once you have received your itinerary with confirmed lodge bookings we will provide you with the following:
We will also do the following Information Briefings to boost your confidence: