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Started on February 26, 2021Course can commence at any given time

The SACAA Private Pilot’s Licence allows the holder to act as pilot in command of an aircraft during the day and in Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC). This Licence is used for General recreational purposes and is necessary to hold if wishing to obtain a Commercial Pilot’s Licence. 

To qualify as a Private Pilot you will have to meet the criteria set out by the South African Civil Aviation Authority. You will have to: 

  • Be at least seventeen (17) years old, or older 
  • Hold a Class 2 Aviation Medical, or better – Our reception will kindly assist by supplying you with a Medical Examiners List within your area. 
  • Hold a restricted (or better) radio Licence certificate 
  • Passed all set CAA examinations 
  • Successfully complete the minimum set training requirements 


Cirrus Certified Training is a South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) approved Aviation Training Organization (ATO 1164). We form the core Training division under our parent company, Cirrus South Africa  (Pty) Ltd. 

Cirrus South Africa is the exclusive dealer within Africa for Cirrus Aircraft. We are extremely proud to be associated with Cirrus Aircraft in all aspects within the company from Aircraft Sales to Flight Training and Cirrus Aircraft Maintenance. 

AS an approved Cirrus Aircraft Training centre (CTC), all students are able to register with the Cirrus online training portal for constant state of the art online material to assist with training, designed by the guys at Cirrus themselves.

All Cirrus Instructors are TCI ( Training centre instructors) and CSIP ( Cirrus Standardized Instructor Pilots) qualified, a recognized Cirrus Factory instructor qualification given by Cirrus factory instructors.

You can feel rest assured that Cirrus Certified training is fully capable of handling all you aviation needs in a professional and safe environment.

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