OUR COURSES:

PRIVATE PILOT`S LICENCE.

Being in command of an aeroplane is an indescribable experience and we aim to have you flying SOLO within 20 hours of dual instruction. You will never forget your first SOLO flight.
The PPL course consists of approximately 50 hours of dual and solo flying (depending on your progress) and approximately 10 hours of ground theory and instruction. As required by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority you will be taught to safely "Aviate, Communicate and Navigate."
Training at Pallamana is far less stressful than at busier aerodromes.

COMMERCIAL PILOT`S LICENCE.

Gaining Epaulettes to operate commercial (paying passenger) aircraft requires successful completion of a specialised syllabus - and aptitude.
The Commercial Licence course requires efficiency in 7 specialised subjects that must be completed within 2 years. It requires about 3 months of full-time study or 12 months part-time. It also requires building your flying hours to 200 including a minimum of 100 hours solo.
Our training programmes cater for all requirements and offer ease in becoming a paid, professional pilot.

INSTRUCTOR RATINGS.

Our Instructor Rating training course is second to none.
Students are tutored by a senior instructor who has more than 4,000 hours of dual instructor flying tuition.
A commercial pilot can become a Grade 3 instructor after 60-70 hours of specialised flying tuition. However, extensive studies of theory are also required

NIGHT VFR (Visual Flight Rules) Ratings.

Night flying requires specialised training, excellent navigation skills and aptitude.
It is an exciting, albeit demanding, skill.

ENDORSEMENTS.

With our broad range of training aircraft we are able to offer the following endorsements.

  • Multi-Engine aircraft.
  • Tail wheel aircraft
  • Manual propeller- pitch control (constant speed unit)
  • Retractable undercarriage
  • Aerobatics
  • Low level flying

LOW LEVEL FLIGHT TRAINING.

It is a regulatory requirement that pilots obtain a "low level endorsement"on their License before they can operate below 500 feet above ground level.

Low level flight is extremely dangerous. Hazards such as power lines, the inability to recover from a low level stall, and combating low level turbulence and wind shears, are just some of the risks that confront low level operations.

We provide specialist training for pilots involved in such operations, including agricultural flying (crop spraying); surveying; livestock mustering and emergency flying.

THE GROUND SCHOOL

Our ground theory and navigation school has been operational for 20 years and our systems of teaching have attracted students from throughout Australia.

ANNUAL FLIGHT REVIEWS

Our very popular annual flight review days are interactive group theory refresher sessions designed to ensure complete understanding of any variations to flight rules and regulations by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. They are strongly recommended.

ACCOMMODATION

Casual accommodation,with kitchen, for up to 6 people, is available on-site.

 

WE ARE VERY PROUD OF OUR PILOT TRAINING RECORD