This is the entry level Pilot Qualification that's both affordable and accessible to just about anyone who's ready to fly!
The RPC can be used as a stand alone certification to enjoy recreational flying or as a stepping stone onto higher qualifications.
Your RPC lets you...
Fly a Recreational Aeroplane (under 600Kg Max take off weight.
Operate within 25 nautical miles (about 50Km) of the aerodrome you took off from.
Carry a friend with you as a passenger (once you've received your passenger endorsement).
Fly anywhere in Australia that is outside of controlled airspace (once you've received your cross-country endorsement).
Minimum age 15years old
Driver's Licence Medical Standard
Suitable English Language Skills (To receive instruction and use aircraft radio)
2-3 Weeks Full Time Flying Training (or Part time equivalent) including a minimum of 20 hours flight training.
RFC TRAINING SYLLABUS
10 hours ground theory training
15 hours dual flying training (with instructor)
5 hours supervised solo training (instructor observing from ground)
5 theory examinations (set by Recreational Aviation Australia)
Flight Test with CFI (Chief Flying Instructor)