Commercial Pilot License

The Commercial Pilot’s License (CPL) may be regarded as the first step in turning a hobby into a potential career. A Commercial Pilot’s License entitles you to fly for reward when operating under a company who holds an Air Service License.

In order to obtain a CPL you will need to hold a PPL and a Night Rating.

The minimum time required by law to obtain your CPL is 200 hours. You will be required to pass theoretical exams on the following subjects:

  • Aircraft Technical and General,
  • Air Law,
  • Flight Performance and Planning,
  • General Navigation,
  • Human Performance and Limitations,
  • Instruments and Electronics,
  • Meteorology,
  • Radio Aids and Communication,
  • Operational Procedures (if an Instrument Rating is sought)

The choices below indicate formal flight training options:

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