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Private Pilot (Aeroplane) License - Rockhampton Based Training

Flying is by far the most exciting and comfortable way to see this magnificent country. As a private pilot you can fly with passengers anywhere in Australia.

Flying your own aircraft (or hired) means you are in control, and you are not vulnerable to security problems, delays or other inconveniences.

At Peace Aviation we offer training at Rockhampton Airport that will enable you to enjoy the ultimate expression of freedom in our hectic society.

Student Pilot Licence: The Student Pilot licence is a permit to learn to fly.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age.
  • Be able to speak, read and understand English.
  • A Student Pilot can fly solo but is restricted to the training area.
  • Must apply for and wear an aviation identification card (ASIC) that gives access to the secure parts of Australians Airports. (Annual fee $160)
  • Obtain a Class 2 Medical Certificate from a Doctor known as Designated Aviation Medical Examiner. (DAMEs)

Private Pilot (Aeroplane) Licence

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Be able to speak, read and understand English.
  • Hold or be eligible to hold a flight radiotelephone operators licence.
  • Have passed written examinations and flight test.
  • Have a total of 40 hours flight time including at least .
  • 5 hours of general flight time as pilot in command.
  • 5 hours of cross country flight time as pilot in command.
  • 2 hours of instrument time.

Private pilots may fly themselves or passengers anywhere in Australia for any purpose (other than commercial) and do not have to obtain prior authorisation from an instructor. Private pilots may share operating expenses of the aircraft with their passengers.

Ratings and Endorsements: A pilot with a Private Pilot’s (Aeroplane) Licence can apply for Rating s such as Night VFR, Instrument Ratings, and Endorsements for Pressurisation, Retractable Undercarriage and Manual Propeller Pitch Control and Bi Annual Flight Reviews.

Peace Aviation is an approved Flying School so contact us now and let us help you get started flying towards obtaining your Private Pilot’s Licence. Ask us about our great offer for a TIF.