Aviation Courses

Our Flight Training and Aviation Courses are structured to give you the best and professional experience that would set you apart from other pilots. We take pride in our ability to provide you with the safest and top quality training in our region.

Start your career as a professional pilot or learn to fly as a hobby. At Bucephalus Air we offer personalised training that guarantees performance. 

National Pilot License (NPL)

Obtaining a National Pilot License (NPL) means that you are trained to operate a Microlight or Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) under Part 62 of the Civil Aviation Regulations. The National Pilot License is used mainly for recreational flying and the license can range from Microlights to Light Sport Aircraft.

Duration

6 – 7 months

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Private Pilot License (PPL)

A Private Pilot License (PPL) is the most popular license for the pilot that operates a wide range of light aircraft. The PPL license is used for recreational purposes but it is also the starting point for the aspiring Commercial pilot.

Duration

6 – 12 months

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Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

Commercial Pilot License (CPL) for the aspiring professional pilot, the instrument rating takes you into the world of advanced flight, giving you the capability of flying, navigating and landing in instrument weather conditions. You will have encountered the basics of instrument flight during your night rating training.

Duration

12 – 18 months

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Instrument Rating

For the aspiring professional pilot, the instrument rating takes you into the world of advanced flight, giving you the capability of flying, navigating and landing in instrument weather conditions. You will have encountered the basics of instrument flight during your night rating training.

Duration

6 – 7 months

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Night Rating

A Night Rating affords the competent Private Pilot the chance to conduct operations at night. It increases the versatility and skill of the pilot as flying at night requires comprehensive judgment to conduct a flight safely and effectively. It is a requirement for the Commercial Pilot to have a Night Rating and it’s also the practical second step to take towards the Commercial License.

Duration

2 – 3 weeks

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Instructors Rating

A Grade 3 Flight Instructor Rating allows you to give flying training in all sequences for a Private Pilot License (PPL) and a Commercial Pilot License (CPL).

Duration

3 – 4 months

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Turbo Prop Rating

The next step in your flying career. Turbo Prop experience is invaluable in the industry. We provide Single Engine and Multi-Engine Turbo Prop Ratings.

Duration

3 – 5 months

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Initial Turbine Rating

Your first step towards the exciting world of Turbines. The Course is designed to give you the best theoretical
and actual flying experience for your first Turbine Rating

Duration

2 – 3 weeks

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Multi-Engine Rating

Operate as Pilot-In-Command of an aircraft with more than one engine. This puts you a step above the rest in the professional pilot world with a Multi-Engine Rating

Duration

2 – 3 weeks

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Radio Proficiency

In order to gain a PPL or CPL License a pilot needs a Restricted or General Radio Proficiency Certificate. We offer both the Restricted and General radio courses at our Academies.

Duration

3 – 5 months

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Language Proficiency

The International language for Aviation is English and in order to gain your first License you will need a minimum level 4 in English Language Proficiency.

Duration

3 – 5 months

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