Initially, all pilots start out as a Student. Once you have successfully passed your Recreational Pilots Licence (RPL) you are granted the privilege to fly solo within the training area and carry passengers.

Minimum Requirements for RPL Price
20 Hours Dual Training @ $319 per hour $6,380
 5 Hours Solo Training  @ $209 per hour $1,045
Total $7,425
Average Student Cost for RPL Price
30-40 Hours Dual Training @ $319 per hour $9,570
 5 Hours Solo Training  @ $209 per hour $1,045
Total $10,615

It is our experience that the average student pilot may take 30-40 hours training to attain the standard required by the training syllabus, but obviously this will depend upon each individual.

Theory Requirements

You must pass a theory examination on Basic Aeronautical Knowledge. An optional in-house theory course is conducted on a regular basis. The duration of this part time course is approx 8 weeks

Medical Requirements

Before you fly solo, you need an approved Medical Certificate. To obtain one, you will need to contact a doctor approved to conduct a medical examination.  For further information, please consult an Instructor or one of the Doctors listed below.

Aviation Medical Practitioner Suburb Telephone
Dr I Carney Tyabb 0439 969254
Dr M Hirschfield Moorabbin 0432 613613
Dr N Page Patterson Lakes (03) 9776 2111
Dr S A Fifield Rosebud (03) 5986 5888
Dr PJ Harris Moorabbin (03) 9580 6200

Minimum Age Requirements

Students can train at any age however, cannot fly solo until reaching 15 years of age.

Associated Costs for RPL Price
Joining Fee $100.00
Annual Club Membership $250.00
Student Pilot Kit (Books, Log Book) $217.00
Testing Fee P.O.A

(New members need only pay joining fee plus subscription pro-rata to 30th June at the rate of $5.00 per week.)

**PAC reserves the right to vary prices due to unforseen circumstances

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