Aeroplane Flight Training Courses

Townsville Flight Training provides training for students wishing to obtain their Commercial or Private helicopter pilot's licence. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) outlines the requirements to obtain the licence. (see below)


CPL – Aeroplanes

* No previous aviation licences held

Total Minimum Hours

Integrated Course of theory and flight Training over 9 months
Commercial Pilot Licence 150 hours
Dual Instruction 80 hours
Minimum solo 70 hours (including minimum 20 cross-country hours)
Non-Integrated Course
Commercial Pilot Licence 200 hours
Minimum solo 100 hours (including minimum 20 cross-country hours)

As you can see above there are cost and time saving advantages when comparing the Integrated with the Non-Integrated course.

For those pilot who already have a rotary wing licence see below:

* Hours to be discussed

PPL - Aeroplanes

Total Minimum Hours

Private Pilot Licence 40 hours
Minimum solo 10 hours (including minimum 5 cross-country hours)

* Options are available to join the recommended 4 weeks full-time PPL theory course or self-study.

* For those pilots who already have a rotary wing licence see below:

* Hours to be discussed