Self-paced courses

Self-paced and self-funded licences & ratings

So you're hooked?

Yes, we get it.  We’re hooked too.  So whether you are just starting out, or ready for a more advanced qualification, Sydney Flight College can get you there.  With our self-paced courses you can start at any time and can study at your own pace.

Courses for licences and ratings are each planned around a syllabus, and you only pay for those sessions you complete. The first step on your journey is to become a member of SFC, and then book in your first lesson by calling the club.

Recreational Pilot Licence

A Recreational Pilot Licence is the first licence you can obtain as a pilot.  It allows you take control of an aircraft as pilot in command with passengers within the local area.  All pilots begin their training at this level.  During the course, students learn how to handle the aircraft in all situations necessary for safe flight.  This is a flexible course that can be undertaken at Sydney Flight College on a full-time or part-time basis.

 Price

Providing an overall cost estimate for an RPL is challenging because so much of it depends on you!  The cost will vary depending on your rate of progression, and the aircraft type you choose to fly.  However, by means of a guide, if you complete the SFC RPL syllabus without needing to repeat any lessons, and in our cheapest aircraft type (Piper Warrior), you would pay SFC $16,413.50.  This includes membership of the club, aircraft and instructor hire, fuel and landing fees.  Other costs to 3rd party suppliers such as CASA, flight examiners and pilot shops will also be required, and your instructor can outline these for you.


 Course overview

This course is designed to qualify you for

  • Recreational Pilot Licence
  • Fly an aeroplane on your own, or with friends and family
  • Authorised for operations at Bankstown Airport and D566A & D566B Training Areas covering greater western Sydney

 Course flowchart


 Practical Flight Training

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866).  The SFC RPL syllabus is based on the following hours

  • Aeroplane – 31.2 hours dual
  • Aeroplane – 5.1 hours solo
  • Flight simulator – 1.0 hours
  • Flight briefings – 13.5 hours

 Aeronautical Knowledge Training

It is expected that the student self-studies the theory components required for the Basic Aeronautical Knowledge examination


 Total Course Hours

  • Practical flight training – 37.3 hours
  • Flight briefings – 13.5 hours
  • Total practical flight training and aeronautical knowledge training – 50.8 hours
  • Self-study for RPL(A) examination – 70 hours (approx.)

 Licences

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Licence(s)

  • Recreational Pilot Licence

 Ratings

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Rating(s)

  • Single-Engine Aeroplane Class Rating

 Endorsements

When an RPL is gained and the student plans to progress directly to a PPL, a controlled aerodrome endorsement and flight radio endorsement are generally not granted.  However, if a Recreational Pilot Licence is your ultimate goal, these endorsements may be granted on request.


 Non-integrated Timetable

  • Study and fly at your own pace

 Next Course Intake

  • This package is run on an individual basis. You can start this course at any time.

 Entry Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following

  • Aviation Reference Number
  • Aviation Security Identity Card
  • Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate
  • Aviation English Language Proficiency or General English Language Proficiency

 What is included

  • Practical flight training (dual and solo, aeroplane and simulator), fuel, pre- and post-flight briefings, course notes and briefing notes
  • Practical flight training is conducted in four seat single-engine aeroplanes at Sydney Flight College
  • Landing fees
  • Simulator practical flight training is conducted in a full motion synthetic training device

 What is not Included

  • CASA Practical Flight Standards testing fee
  • CASA documentation such as maps, charts and reference materials
  • Ground theory, or ground theory study materials 
  • Assessment Services Limited (ASL) aeronautical knowledge testing fees
  • CASA Licence Fee

 Notes

  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
  • If the trainee is not yet competant at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price. Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown boswer rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate.
  • This course is non-accredited training

 Disclaimer

  • SFC advises that the above information is guide only, and the information provided is not exhaustive.  It is not intended to cover all requirements of the CASA Recreational Pilot Licence, and no liability is accepted for deficiencies
  • Before enrolling in a CASA RPL syllabus all prospective students are encouraged to research the process, privileges and limitations of the licence at casa.gov.au/licensingregs

Private Pilot Licence

After you complete your Recreational Pilot Licence the next step on your aviation journey is the Private Pilot Licence, or PPL.  For this qualification, you’ll be learning the skills to pilot the aircraft safely to a destination, away from your home airport.  You’ll discover how pilots plan a flight efficiently, and then manage the aircraft to the destination.  Imagine the feeling of independence when you can fly an aircraft anywhere in Australia for leisure or business with up to 5 passengers on board.  Perhaps a family day trip to Mudgee for lunch at a winery?  Or fly your colleagues over Sydney Harbour?  These are just some of the possibilities when you have a PPL.

 Price

Providing an overall cost estimate for a PPL is challenging because so much of it depends on you!  The cost will vary depending on your rate of progression, and the aircraft type you choose to fly.  However, by means of a guide, if you complete the SFC PPL syllabus without needing to repeat any lessons, and in our cheapest aircraft type (Piper Warrior), you would pay SFC $12,810.50.  This includes membership of the club, aircraft and instructor hire, fuel and landing fees.  Other costs to 3rd party suppliers such as CASA, flight examiners and pilot shops will also be required, and your instructor can outline these for you.


 Course Overview

This course is designed to qualify you for

  • Private Pilot Licence
  • You can fly to any destination in Australia
  • You must be competent in the Recreational Pilot Licence syllabus prior to commencement
  • Training syllabus is made up of cross-country navigation exercises to various destinations
  • Each training exercise is about three hours in length
  • Two navigation exercises are conducted as pilot-in-command
  • During training you will enjoy escaping the 25 nautical mile limit of your Recreational Pilot Licence

 Course flowchart


 Practical Flight Training

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866)

  • Aeroplane – 21.0 hours dual
  • Aeroplane – 8.5 hours solo
  • Flight briefing – 7.5 hours
  • Classroom and aeroplane based face to face

 Aeronautical Knowledge Training

It is expected that the student self-studies the theory components required for the CASA PPL examination


 Total Course Hours

  • Practical flight training – 29.5 hours
  • Flight briefing – 7.5 hours
  • Total Practical Flight Training and Aeronautical Knowledge Training – 37.0 hours
  • Self-study for PPL examination – 70 hours (approx.)

 Testamur

  • The Private Pilot Licence is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Testamur will not be issued

 Statement of Attainment

  • The Private Pilot Licence is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Statement of Attainment will not be issued however the trainee will complete Units of Competency from the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Part 61 Manual of Standards

 Licences

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Licence(s)

  • Private Pilot Licence

 Ratings

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Rating(s)

  • Single-Engine Aeroplane Class Rating (if not already held)

 Endorsements

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Endorsement(s)

  • There are no endorsements associated with this course

 Non-integrated Timetable

  • Study and fly at your own pace

 Next Course Intake

  • You can start this course at any time

 Positions Available

  • Yes

 Recognition of Previous Experience

  • Recognition of Prior Learning and Recognition of Current Competencies is not available for this course

 Entry Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following

  • You must be competent in the Recreational Pilot Licence syllabus prior to commencement
  • Aviation Reference Number
  • Aviation Security Identity Card
  • Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate
  • Aviation English Language Proficiency or General English Language Proficiency

 What is included

  • Practical flight training (dual and solo, aeroplane and simulator), fuel, pre- and post-flight briefings, course notes and briefing notes
  • Practical flight training is conducted in four seat single-engine aeroplanes at Sydney Flight College
  • Landing fees
  • Simulator practical flight training is conducted in a full motion synthetic training device

 What is not Included

  • CASA Practical Flight Standards testing fee
  • Assessment Services Limited (ASL) aeronautical knowledge training testing fees
  • CASA documentation such as maps, charts and reference materials
  • Ground theory, or ground theory study materials
  • CASA Licence Fee

 Notes

  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
  • If the trainee is not yet competant at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price. Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown bowser rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate
  • This course is non-accredited training

 Disclaimer

  • SFC advises that the above information is guide only, and the information provided is not exhaustive.  It is not intended to cover all requirements of the CASA Private Pilot Licence, and no liability is accepted for deficiencies
  • Before enrolling in a CASA PPL syllabus all prospective students are encouraged to research the process, privileges and limitations of the licence at casa.gov.au/licensingregs
Sydney Flight College Commercial Pilot Licence

Commercial Pilot Licence

A Commercial Pilot Licence is the minimum qualification you require to earn an income as a pilot in Australia. The commercial pilot stage of your flying training will build a deep understanding of how to handle an aircraft in a safe and efficient manner.  It will also include training on a more advanced aircraft, and include one or more endorsements such as retractable undercarriage or manual propeller pitch control.

 Course Overview

The Sydney Flight College self-paced CPL is tailored to the individual.  On application we review your current flight training experience, and a gap analysis is produced between your current experience and the competencies required for the CASA Commercial Pilot Licence flight test. Only then does flight training commence.

Sydney Flight College only conducts the flight training components of the self-paced CPL; it is expected that the student self-studies for the seven CASA CPL ground examinations.

Students completing this training are eligible for $10 off the hourly rate when 30 or more hours are purchased in advance.

Please contact us for more information on the self-paced CPL course.

Multi-engine Instrument Rating

The multi-engine instrument rating is a professional flying qualification required for entry into flight charter work and employment by airlines.  It allows you to pilot an aircraft by sole reference to the flight instruments, and with no reference to the ground.  This is important to airlines and charter operators who don’t want cloud or poor visibility to get in their way.  This qualification combines single-engine and multi-engine lessons, and time in SFC’s approved flight simulator.

 Course Overview

Duration:

  • Aeroplane – 31 hours
  • Simulator – 21 hours
  • Flight Briefing – 14.0 hours

Price:

  • $26,800 total
    • Deposit of $2,800 payable on enrolment
    • $6,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
  • If Multi-Engine Endorsement already held
    • $22,800 total
    • Deposit of $2,800 payable on enrolment
    • $5,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
  • All prices include GST

This course is designed to qualify you for:

  • Multi-Engine Instrument Rating
  • Professional flying qualification required for entry into flight charter work and employment by airlines
  • Made up of two components (1) Multi-Engine Class Rating and (2) Instrument Rating
  • Learn to fly a complex twin engine aircraft
  • Learn to fly with reference to instruments only
  • Fly in poor weather conditions in appropriately equipped aircraft
  • Operate under Instrument Flight Rules

 Practical Flight Training

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866)

  • Aeroplane – 31.0 hours
    • Piper Archer PA28-181 8.7 hours
    • Beechcraft Duchess BE76 22.3 hours
  • Simulator – 21.0 hours
  • Flight Briefing – 14.0 hours
  • Classroom and aeroplane based face to face

 Aeronautical Knowledge Training

  • This course assumes self-study for the IREX theory component

 Total Course Hours

  • Practical Flight Training – 52.0 hours
  • Briefing Time – 15 hours
  • Total Practical Flight Training and Briefing Time – 67.0 hours

 Testamur

  • The Multi-Engine Instrument Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Testamur will not be issued

 Statement of Attainment

  • The Multi-Engine Instrument Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Statement of Attainment will not be issued however the trainee will complete Units of Competency from the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Part 61 Manual of Standards

 Licences

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Licence(s)

  • There is no licence associated with this course

 Ratings

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Rating(s)

  • Multi-Engine Aeroplane Class Rating
  • Instrument Rating

 Endorsements

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Endorsement(s)

  • Multi-Engine Aeroplane Instrument Endorsement
  • IAP 2D Instrument Endorsement
  • 3D instrument Endorsement

 Non-integrated Timetable

  • Study and fly at your own pace

 Next Course Intake

  • You can start this course at any time

 Positions Available

  • Yes

 Recognition of Previous Experience

  • Recognition of Prior Learning and Recognition of Current Competencies is not available for this course

 Course Cost

  • $26,800 total
    • Deposit of $2,800 payable on enrolment
    • $6,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
  • $500 discount for full payment in advance
  • All prices include GST

If Multi-Engine Endorsement already held

  • $22,800 total
    • Deposit of $2,800 payable on enrolment
    • $5,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
  • $500 discount for full payment paid in advance
  • All prices include GST

 Entry Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following

  • Hold a pilot licence other than a Recreational Pilot Licence
  • Logged one hour pilot-in-command at night
  • Aviation Reference Number
  • Aviation Security Identity Card
  • Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate

 What is included

  • Practical flight training (dual) (aeroplane and simulator), fuel, pre and post flight briefings, course notes and briefing notes
  • Practical flight training is conducted in four seat single-engine and multi-engine aeroplanes at Sydney Flight College
  • Landing fees
  • Simulator practical flight training is conducted in a full motion synthetic training device

 What is not Included

  • CASA Practical Flight Standards Testing Fee
  • Assessment Services Limited (ASL) Aeronautical Knowledge Training Testing Fee’s
  • CASA Licence Fee
  • Examination and CASA fees approximately $1500
  • All required maps, charts and operational documents
  • IREX study guide
  • IREX theory

 Before Enrolling

  • Obtain an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Obtain a Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate
  • Obtain an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)

 Notes

  • If training is not completed within twelve months, remaining sessions are charged at the session rate current at that time
  • You can discontinue at any time without penalty (but if paid in advance the discount benefit will be forfeited)
  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
  • If the trainee is not yet competant at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price
  • Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown boswer rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate
  • This course is non-accredited training

Multi-engine Class Rating

The multi-engine class rating allows you expand your skills as a pilot by flying an aircraft with more than one engine.  This course is conducted in one of our Beachcraft Duchess multi-engine aircraft.

 Course Overview

Duration:

  • Aeroplane – 9.0 hours
  • Flight Briefing – 5.0 hours

Price:

  • $5,570 total
    • Pay as you go available – 10 sessions at $557 each
  • Price includes GST

This course is designed to qualify you for

  • Multi-Engine Class Rating

 Practical Flight Training

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866)

  • Aeroplane
    • BE76 dual 7.5 hours
    • BE76 ICUS (flight test) 1.5 hours
  • Flight Briefing – 5.0 hours
  • Classroom and aeroplane based face-to-face training

 Total Course Hours

  • Practical Flight Training – 9.0 hours
  • Briefing Time – 5 hours
  • Total Practical Flight Training and Briefing Time – 14.0 hours

 Testamur

  • The Multi-Engine Class Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Testamur will not be issued

 Statement of Attainment

  • The Multi-Engine Class Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Statement of Attainment will not be issued however the trainee will complete Units of Competency from the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Part 61 Manual of Standards

 Licences

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Licence(s)

  • There is no licence associated with this course

 Ratings

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Rating(s)

  • Multi-Engine Aeroplane Class Rating

 Endorsements

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Endorsement(s)

  • Nil

 Non-integrated Timetable

  • Study and fly at your own pace

 Next Course Intake

  • You can start this course at any time

 Positions Available

  • Yes

 Recognition of Previous Experience

  • Recognition of Prior Learning and Recognition of Current Competencies is not available for this course

 Course Cost

  • $5,570 total
  • All prices include GST

 Entry Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following

  • Hold a pilot licence other than a Recreational Pilot Licence
  • Aviation Reference Number
  • Aviation Security Identity Card
  • Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate

 What is included

  • Practical flight training (dual, aeroplane), fuel, pre and post flight briefings, course notes and briefing notes
  • Practical flight training is conducted in four seat multi-engine aeroplanes at Sydney Flight College
  • Landing fees

 What is not Included

  • CASA Practical Flight Standards Testing Fee
  • CASA Licence Fee
  • Any required maps, charts and operational documents
  • Text books

 Before Enrolling

  • Obtain an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Obtain a Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate
  • Obtain an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)

 Notes

  • If training is not completed within twelve months, remaining sessions are charged at the session rate current at that time
  • You can discontinue at any time without penalty
  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
    • If the trainee is not yet competant at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price
    • Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown boswer rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate
  • This course is non-accredited training
Flight Instructor Rating

Flight Instructor Rating

The Flight Instructor Rating is a professional flying qualification required for entry into the flight instruction industry. After initial endorsement you can progress from Grade 3 instructor to Grades 2 and 1, and then even Chief Flying Instructor. Flight instruction facilitates a way to gain rapid aeronautical experience for progression to an airline.

 Course overview

Duration:

  • Aeroplane – 38.5 hours
    • 37.0 hrs PA28 Dual
    • 1.5 hours PA28 ICUS (flight test)
  • Flight Briefing – 150.0 hours

Price:

  • $23,900 total
    • Deposit $3,900 payable on enrolment
    • $5,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
    • $500 discount for full payment in advance
    • All prices include GST

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866)

  • Classroom and aeroplane based face-to-face training
  • Includes Spinning Flight Activity endorsement

Aeronautical Knowledge Training

Conducted at Sydney Flight College Bankstown Airport NSW Australia (RTO ID 90866)

  • 20 hour theory course in Principles and Methods of Instruction
  • Classroom based face-to-face training

Total Course Hours

  • Practical Flight Training – 38.5 hours
  • Aeronautical Knowledge Training – 20 hours
  • Flight Briefing – 150 hours
  • Total Practical Flight Training and Aeronautical Knowledge Training – 208.5 hours
  • It is anticipated the trainee will invest an equivalent amount of hours of self study to satisfactory complete the Aeronautical Knowledge Training Examinations and the Units of Competency Assessment Tools for this course

Testamur

  • The Flight Instructor Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Testamur will not be issued

Statement of Attainment

  • The Flight Instructor Rating is a non AQF accredited course therefore a Statement of Attainment will not be issued however the trainee will complete Units of Competency from the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Part 61 Manual of Standards

Licences

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Licence(s)

  • There is no licence associated with this course

Ratings

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Rating(s)

  • Flight Instructor Rating

Endorsements

Upon successful completion of this course the trainee will be awarded the following CASA Endorsement(s)

  • Grade 3 Training Endorsement (Aeroplane)

Non-integrated Timetable

  • Study and fly at your own pace

Next Course Intakes

  • 29th July 2019
    • Enrolments now open
    • Tentative start date, subject to a minimum number of enrolments 

Positions Available

  • Yes

Recognition of Previous Experience

  • Recognition of Prior Learning and Recognition of Current Competencies is not available for this course

Course Cost

  • $23,900 total
  • Deposit $3,900 payable on enrolment
    • $5,000 payable at each of weeks 1, 3, 5 and 7 of the course
  • $500 discount for full payment in advance
  • All prices include GST

Entry Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following

  • Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
  • 100 hours pilot-in-command (only if your CPL was obtained through a non-integrated course)
  • Aviation Reference Number
  • Aviation Security Identity Card
  • Class 1 Medical Certificate

What is included

  • USB thumb drive including briefing template
  • Whiteboard marker pens
  • Binding folders
  • Practical flight training, fuel, pre- and post-flight briefings, aeronautical knowledge training, course notes and briefing notes
  • Practical flight training is conducted in four seat single-engine aeroplanes at Sydney Flight College
  • Landing fees

What is not Included

  • CASA Practical Flight Standards Testing Fee
  • Assessment Services Limited (ASL) Aeronautical Knowledge Training Testing Fees
  • Examination and CASA fees approximately $1,500

Before Enrolling

  • Obtain an Aviation Reference Number (ARN)
  • Obtain a Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate
  • Obtain an Aviation Security Identity Card (ASIC)

Notes

  • If training is not completed within twelve months, remaining sessions are charged at the session rate current at that time
  • You can discontinue at any time without penalty (but if paid in advance the discount benefit will be forfeited)
  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
  • If the trainee is not yet competant at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price
  • Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown boswer rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate.
  • This course is non-accredited training

Cirrus SR22T VFR Conversion Package

SFC is pleased to launch our Cirrus SR22T VFR conversion package. This special is available to members only at a discounted introductory price. Enquire now about this introductory package to get you to flight levels!

 Course Overview 

Duration:

  • Aeroplane flight time, SR22T, dual: 11.0 hours
  • Ground theory time:  4.0 hours

Price – Introductory Special!

  • Cirrus VFR conversion package – $7,950 (when paid in full & upfront) 
  • Cirrus VFR conversion package – $8,400 (when paid across 8 sessions at $1,050 per session) 

This course is designed to give you the competence and confidence to fly the club’s Cirrus SR22T aircraft.  

  • It is a prerequisite to hiring this aircraft privately unless you have suitable Cirrus experience already, in which case a check flight can be arranged. 

 Next Course Start Date

  • You can start this course at any time 

 Integrated Flight & Theory Training

  • Below is an overview of the flow of this training package: 

 The package includes:

  • Aeroplane flight time, SR22T, dual: 11.0 hours 
  • Ground theory time:  4.0 hours 
  • Landing fees, fuel, instructor time and GST

 Positions Available

  • Limited positions available 

 Key Benefits

  • Take your aviation skills to new heights by flying an aircraft capable of 215 knots TAS at FL250
  • Professional training in modern facilities with highly qualified instructors
  • Indicated flying hours are realistic to course objectives

 Flight Training Requirements

It is required that applicants have completed or obtained the below prior to enrolment:

  • Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)
  • Completion of Cirrus Perspective online training course
  • Current flying member of Schofields Flying Club Limited

 Notes

  • Practical flight training hours quoted are realistic minimum requirements achievable for the average trainee pilot
  • If the trainee is not yet competent at the completion of this course additional training will be required at the trainee’s expense.  These hours will be billed at the standard private hire rate for this aircraft + instructor + landing fees
  • Course Rate Aviation gasoline (AVGAS) has been quoted at the average NSW bowser price. Should the price of AVGAS exceed the Bankstown boswer rate of AUD$2.25 per litre including GST (the Course Rate), the trainee agrees to be invoiced for the difference between the New Bowser Rate and the Course Rate.

 Price – Introductory Special!

  • Cirrus VFR conversion package – $7,950 (when paid in full & upfront) 
  • Cirrus VFR conversion package – $8,400 (when paid across 8 sessions at $1,050 per session) 

ATPL Ground Theory Courses

Over the past two years, we have delivered our successful ATPL ground theory courses in a unique collaboration between Rob Avery and Sydney Flight College. Thanks to enormously positive feedback, sold out classes and the ever increasing demand, we are pleased to announce that SFC will be running two intakes in 2020!

Rob Avery is the most prolific author and publisher of pilot theory manuals, courses and practice exams in the Australasian region. His products dominate the pilot training industry and there are dozens of products in the current range from full courses, study reference books, to practice exams. Rob has 25 years of experience delivering ATPL ground theory courses, and his pass rates are among the highest in the industry.

Enrolments are now open for our 2020 courses, and places are capped per course. Rob and his team are planning to deliver ground classes for the four most challenging ATPL subjects (Aerodynamics & Systems, Flight Planning, Navigation and Performance & Loading) in our state-of-the-art Sydney Flight College headquarters at Bankstown Aerodrome. The dates are now confirmed as:

Course 1:
ANAV Navigation: Monday 13/04/20 – Saturday 18/04/20 (6 days)
APLA Performance & Loading: Tuesday 28/04/20 – Saturday 02/05/20 (5 days)
AASA Aerodynamics & Aircraft Systems: Monday 18/05/20 – Friday 29/05/20 (4 days on/1 off – 10 days in total)
AFPA Flight Planning: Sunday 14/06/20 – Saturday 27/06/20 (4 days on/1 off – 12 days in total)

Course 2:
ANAV Navigation: Saturday 15/08/20 – Thursday 20/08/20 (6 days)
AASA Aerodynamics & Aircraft Systems: Monday 07/09/20 – Friday 18/05/20 (4 days on/1 off – 10 days in total)
APLA Performance & Loading: Sunday 04/10/20 – Thursday 08/10/20 (5 days)
AFPA Flight Planning: Monday 19/10/20 – Sunday 01/11/20 (4 days on/1 off – 12 days in total)

The world is in the grip of a severe pilot shortage, and your ATPLs may be standing in the way of your first right-hand seat. So if you have recently completed your CPL and are looking for that next step, this could be your opportunity.

To reserve your place, or be kept informed of future updates to this course, please register your details here.

 

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