Student and Private Pilot License Fees

Cessna 152

These fees are for a pilot who begins with zero experience and wishes to complete a Private Pilot License on a CESSNA -152.

Please note, all prices advertised included V.A.T

Aviation Medical - This is to be paid in cash to the Medical facility 

Class 1 Medical                                                                  

Chest X-Ray                                                                      

Basic Requirements 


Radio Course                                                                     
Restricted Radio Test                                                        
English Proficiency Test                                                     

P.P.L. Ground School & Flight Training 

30 Hours dual Instruction  flying on Cessna 152                      
15 Hours solo flying on Cessna 152                                        
Landing Fees                                                                     
Briefings                                            ±25 hours                 
Ground School                                  ±80 hours                 
Excess Insurance PPL                                                     
Online exams 7 Subjects @ R200.00 /subject                 
PPL Test Flight                                                                   

Licensing fee                                                                   
Courier Fee     

Estimated P.P.L. TOTAL                                           R 118,110.00*

*IMPORTANT* All prices quoted based on the basic minimum requirements with a 100% pass rate in all written and practical tests. Should you as the student have to re-write or be re-evaluated for an exam or test you will incur an additional expense based on the relevant test or exam that needs to be redone. Please see below the additional costs associated with any re-writes, additional lessons or lectures and evaluations associated with doing the private pilot license certificate.

All International students will be required to make a deposit of R 10,000.00. R 5,000.00 will be kept as a returnable deposit, which will be returned on completion of your course. The other R 5,000.00 will be used towards your one year medical insurance policy. 

Additional Extras if needed

One on one – per hour

Group Lectures of 4 or more 

Aircraft per hour rates are as follows

Cessna 152 Aircraft cost - Dual (with Instructor)  

Sling2 Aircraft cost Solo under supervision (training towards P.P.L.)  

We look forward to welcoming you to our Madiba Bay School of Flight Family.

R 60,600.00

R 28,650

R 2,250.00

R 5,000.00

R 6,800.00

R 1,500.00

R 1,400.00

R 5,250.00

R 1,190.00

R 520.00

R 1,900.00

R 500.00

R 1,600.00

R 350.00

R 600.00

R 200.00

R 85.00

R 2,020.00

R 1,910.00

Why Port Elizabeth? click below 


Boeing Street

Port Elizabeth Airport

South Africa

  • Our YouTube Channel
  • Facebook
  • Instagram