Progress Flight Academy is a part 141 CAA approved Aviation Training Organisation located at Progress Aerodrome near Port Elizabeth in South Africa.The aviation training offered by Progress Flight Academy meets or exceeds the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (SA CAA).  Professional Pilot flight instruction is based on the hours specified in the EEC Joint Airworthiness Authorities (JAA) syllabus and is thus the solution for those seeking training in accordance with general airline training.

Private Pilot Licence

Piper Seminole- Progress Flight Academy
The Private Pilot training will qualify a student with no previous experience to fly a single engine piston aeroplane safely and efficiently in visual conditions by day. A course commences every six weeks, and the planned duration is twelve weeks. Flying training is in late model Piper Warrior III aeroplanes.

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Professional Pilot – Integrated Flight Training

PFA Piper Seminole on the apron
The Integrated Course provides seamless theory and flying instruction for a student with no previous experience through to the Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating (multi engine). The groundschool is the Airline Transport Pilot Licence syllabus; graduates will have passed the ATPL examinations. A student with a Private Pilot Licence may also be accommodated on the course.A course commences every six weeks and the planned duration is twelve to fourteen months depending on the course option. Flying training for the single engine part is in Piper Warrior aeroplanes, and the multi engine part is in Piper Seminole aeroplanes.

 

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Professional Pilot – Modular Flight Training

Progress Flight Academy Piper Seminole over the coast

 

Modular Flight Training provides completion training for students with experience and qualification beyond the Private Pilot Licence. The training is based on the same syllabus as the Integrated Course and also leads to the Commercial Pilot Licence and Instrument Rating (multi engine). Students on the groundschool module (ground training theory) will also complete the ATP syllabus, but will write the examinations at CPL level.An individual Training Plan is tailored to the needs of each student.

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Flight Instructor

Progress Flight Academy student in Piper Warrior

 

 

Flight Instructor Training is available to candidates who completed their Professional Pilot Training at Progress Flight Academy, who achieved good results, and have a suitable temperament. It is intended primarily for training Flight Instructors for employment at the Academy.The flight instruction for this course has a planned duration of twelve weeks and leads to a Flight Instructor Grade III with Night Rating Instructor Endorsement.

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