Ratings are additional qualifications to your licence that grant you enhanced privileges, increased skills and open the doors to more types of aircraft. Some ratings are also required should you wish to train towards a higher licence.
Type / Conversion / Tailwheel Rating
Differences or familiarisation training is a requirement for every type of aircraft you wish to fly. Our instructors can facilitate training onto all the popular aircraft types, as well as specialised type ratings such as tail-wheel aircraft conversions, turbine conversions or glass-cockpit familiarisation. The requirements will vary depending on your level of experience and the type of conversion sought. […]
Flight Instructor Rating
The flight instructor rating is a fresh commercial pilot’s easiest point of entry into the aviation job market. It has also become a requirement for many charter operators. Apart from padding the CV, the flight instructor rating is a great way to give back to the aviation community, sharing your knowledge and experience while sharpening your own skills and building experience. […]
The multi-engine rating is a requirement for the ATPL, but may be added to your PPL or CPL if you so wish. It allows you to exercise the privileges of your licence in a multi-engine aircraft, increasing the safety, carrying capacity, speed and range of your flying operations. […]
The instrument rating allows you to fly in weather conditions where visual reference to the ground is not always possible. Control of the aircraft, including navigation and landing procedures can be conducted by using the cockpit instruments as your sole reference. The instrument rating is also a requirement for the ATPL. […]
The night rating, as the name suggests, allows you to exercise all the privileges of your particular pilot licence between the hours of sunset and sunrise. This facilitates early morning departures or a later arrival at your destination. Apart from being a requirement for the CPL, the night rating is also a great way for any pilot to sharpen their skills. […]