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Commercial Pilot Licence

A Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) allows you to act as pilot-in-command of a single engine aircraft for the purpose of remuneration. The course includes a minimum of 150 hours of flying and 210 hours of ground theory. We offer these courses either on a full time or part time basis. Our CPL is designed for local and international students of 18 years with little or no previous flying experience.


- Flexible options including Part Time Study available

 - CSU & NVFR Endorsement Recreational

 - Private & Commercial Pilot Licences Inclusive

 - Internationally Recognised Qualification

 - International students are most welcome. Learn more here


The CPL has four main components:


1. Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL)

2. Private Pilot Licence Course (PPL)

3. CPL Flight Training and Hour Building

4. CPL Theory Examinations


The commercial pilot course can take anywhere between 6-18 months to complete depending on your learning rate and frequency of flying.


An indication of the realistic costs required towards the CPL:

  • 40 hours solo C172 @ $273: $10,920
  • 20 hours solo C182 @ $345: $6,900
  • 25 hours dual C182 @ $445: $11,125
  • CPL Flight Test approximately: $1800
  • CASA exam fees (7 Subjects): $1200
Commercial Pilot Licence

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