Private Pilot Licence

Basic Pilot Navigation Skills. A PPL Training Feature.

Basic Pilot Navigation Skills. A PPL Training Feature.

If you have already learnt the fundamentals of flying and are hoping to obtain your Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or even a Cross Country Endorsement (for RA-Aus pilots), then learning basic pilot navigation skills is the next thing on your agenda. The majority of the PPL syllabus centres around navigation, and you will learn both …

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MY FINAL FLIGHT IN HONG KONG AS A RECREATIONAL PILOT

MY FINAL FLIGHT IN HONG KONG AS A RECREATIONAL PILOT

It’s a little hard to believe that one year ago I was writing about just how unique and fun flying in Hong Kong is as a recreational pilot. Here I am again, one year after that, writing about my final flight in Hong Kong. PLANNING TO NAVIGATE I flew with my familiar instructor, Bertie, who has a reputation …

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AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS. ICAO AVIATION ENGLISH

AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS. ICAO AVIATION ENGLISH

One of the first barriers to getting your pilot licence is passing the language test. Whether you wish to apply as a cadet entry pilot to Dragonair or Cathay Pacific, attain a Private Pilot Licence or even a Drone Pilot Licence, you will need to first pass the language test set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). …

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RPL Vs PPL? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

RPL Vs PPL? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

RPL Vs PPL? It’s a common misconception that you must choose to between completing a Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL) or a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) when you start flight training. But they’re actually two milestones on the same flight training journey! There is no RPL Vs PPL. So it’s less about which licence you choose, but rather how far …

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3 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU START FLIGHT TRAINING

3 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU START FLIGHT TRAINING

Deciding to become a pilot is a thrilling time in your life and a goal that virtually anyone can achieve when you set your mind to it. But knowing where to start with flight training can be tricky, especially if you don’t have any prior aviation or flying experience. If you’re a flying novice and …

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