Holding a Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) allows you to fly non performance aircraft throughout Australia in visual navigation conditions by day. For those pursuing a career in aviation a PPL is your first step towards gaining a Commercial Pilot’s licence
To obtain a PPL successfully complete our PPL training program which includes both practical flight training and flight theory subjects as regulated by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
Am I Eligible To Study For My PPL?
Students can begin study at any age but must:
be 16 to fly solo
be 17 before CASA will issue a license
pass a English language proficiency test
What are the costs?
The PPL course at Amber Aviation Academy is uniquely designed for each individual based on learning rates, choice of aircraft and the planning of flights. As CASA courses are competency based training, the cost of obtaining a license will vary based on your rate of learning. Our experienced instructors are committed to providing you with the most cost effective options based on your preferences.
The cost breakdown on the right is based on the minimum flight hours prescribed by CASA. Our experience has demonstrated that most students require more than the CASA minimum
Before you can hold a PPL, the following must be completed:
Obtain an ARN (Aviation Reference Number) and an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card) from CASA
Pass a medical assessment for a Class 2 Medical conducted by an approved CASA doctor
Your instructor can provide you with the necessary forms, and guide you through the process.
ESTIMATED COURSE COST
An indication of the costs required towards the PPL based on the CASA minimum training requirements:
19 hours dual C152 @ $285: $5,415
2.5 hours solo C152 @ $185: $462.5
5 hours Navigation Theory and Briefing @ $55: $275
AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilots Licence Aeroplane)
A CPL allows you to act as pilot-in-command of a single engine aircraft for the purpose of remuneration. The course includes a minimum of 150 hours of flying and 210 hours of ground theory. We offer these courses either on a full time or part time basis.
CPL(A) is designed for local and international students of 18 years with little or no previous flying experience.
ESTIMATED COURSE COST
An indication of the realistic costs required towards the CPL: