Fly to Freedom
Aerosport offers training from PPL to ATPL Fixed Wing, Gyro-copters and Microlights. If you are the kind of person who loves freedom, excitement, companionship, scenic beauty, pure fun or a challenge, then all these things and many more new horizons are to be your heritage. If you wish to take advantage of them, these words go some small way towards describing the sheer unparalleled pleasures which flying will bring you.
Cape Town’s premier flying school
Congratulations! Your interest in flying has led you to Aerosport Flight Training, Cape Town’s premier flying school. Aerosport offers you professional flight training in some of the most magnificent scenery in the world.
If you decide to take up the joy of flying, we promise you a richly rewarding experience. There is just nothing like it and words pale into insignificance trying to describe the satisfaction of flying.
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- Availability: Please contact us for booking details.
- Other Info: All our aircraft our regularly checked and maintained by qualified people. Our aircraft services are of the highest quality. At present we are focused on sport aviation, and while we do not train commercial students, all students are very welcome to achieve their PPL license with us before progressing to a commercial training organisation. While all 'adventure activities' are risky, we at Aerosport, along with all other flying training institutions and the governing regulator or very conscious of safety. From the beginning of your training, you will be schooled both in the air and during ground school in safety techniques, how to avoid problems as well as what to do when you encounter one. It part of the very culture of our school.
- Value for Money: Fair Deal
- Disabled Friendly: No
- Family Friendly: No
- Team Building Facilities: No
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Come and enjoy the exciting world of flying!
Flying as a hobby or a profession is something most people only dream of. There is no better way to explore the world and get a whole new perspective than from the air. We offer the introductory flight experience you’re looking for.
Our intro flight options are for any one (or each one if you’d like) of the following:
Light Aircraft Fixed wing in a Cessna 172
The Cessna 172 is the most produced aircraft in the world, and has been the benchmark training aircraft for many pilots. It is easy to fly and an excellent training platform.
At Aerosport we use the Cessna for the Private License, Night Rating and Commercial License.
SCE Wing span: 10.92 meters
Total length: 8.21 meters
Height: 2.7 meters
Empty weight: 650 kg
Gross weight: 1043 kg
CE-Spring Fuel range: 570nm
Rate of climb: 770 ft/min
Stall speed: 50 Kts
Cruise speed: 122 Kts
Top speed: 125 Kts
Gyro1 The excellent Magni M16 Gyro provides a very stable and safe platform to learn to fly gyrocopters and are available for hire to licensed pilots.
Total length: 4.65 meters
Empty weight: 270 kg
Gross weight: 450 kg
Fuel capacity: 72 liters
Take Off distance: 70 meters
Landing distance: 0-30 meters
Rate of climb: 950 ft/min
Cruise speed (75% Power): 90 mph
Never exceed speed: 115 mph
Fuel consumption (75%): 21 liters per hour
Weight shift Microlight
For the adventurous open cockpit experience!
Wing Span: 10.5 meters
Empty Weight: 160 kg
Maximum Payload: 200 kg
Fuel Capacity: 50 liters
Fuel Rating: 95/97 Octane
Take Off Roll – Solo: 50 Meters
Take Off Roll – Dual: 80 Meters
Rate of climb – Solo: 5 meters per second
Rate of climb – Dual: 3 Meters per second
Stall Speed – Solo: 40 KPH
Stall Speed – Dual:52 KPH
Cruise Speed: 65-100 KPH
Fuel Consumption – Solo: 8 Liters per hour
Fuel Consumption – Dual: 10 Liters per hour
Design Loads – Positive: +6 G’s
Design Loads – Negative: -3 G’s
If you wish to take advantage of them, these words go some small way towards describing the sheer unparalleled pleasures which flying will bring you.
Aerosport offers training on for the following:
Fixed Wing Aeroplane: PPL, Type Ratings, Night Rating, CPL, and IF. The aircraft most used for this is the venerable Cessna 172.
Light Sport 3-Axis: All aircraft under 700kg and experimental class training for the National Pilot and Light Sport license. The aircraft for this training include the Savannah XL and Bushbaby.
Gyrocopter License: We use the Excellent Magni M16 gyrocopter for our training and offer a very highly skilled training program.
Weight Shift Microlight: The MPL training is done on the Aquilla trike and offers the freedom of flight at the lowest cost in the market
Fisantekraal, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Travelling from Cape Town take the N1 Motorway towards Paarl (East): Keep going for about 38 km and just after passing the Tygerberg Zoo (signposted) on your left; take the R304 Klipheuwel / Stellenbosch off-ramp to the left. Proceed to the Stop. Turn left towards KLIPHEUWEL (North) and travel on this road for approx 6.4 km till you reach a 4-way intersection. At the intersection turn left on the R312 towards Durbanville (West) and travel along this road for about 1 km. At the top of the rise look out for the Fisantekraal Airfield Sign and turn right. Please note to be extra careful of traffic on this road when departing the field, as it is a blind rise from the left. Proceed alongside the Runway until the road leads you to a parking area, will see stop sign at gate, drive through gate. The office is directly in front of you. Look out at all times for aircraft, as you will be crossing an active taxiway. We look forward to seeing you at the field. Please don’t hesitate to call if you need further directions. Allow for about 45 minutes travel from Cape Town. Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your appointment.
Travelling from Cape Town via Durbanville, take the N1 Motorway towards Paarl (East) and then take off ramp R302. Keep going for about 22 km, will see on left “Cipla” building, take the R302 Durban Road / W van Schoor Ave off-ramp to the left. On R302 keep going for about 6.4 km. Proceed to the Robot. Will see “Pick N Pay” in front of you at robot. Turn right towards Klipheuwel (North) and travel on this road for approx 7.6 km till you reach a turnoff sign ” R312 Paarl” with right arrow. At the turnoff turn right on the R312 towards Paarl (East) and travel along this road for about 4.3 km, look out for the Fisantekraal Airfield Sign and turn left. Please note to be extra careful of traffic on this road when departing the field, as it is a blind rise from the left.
Proceed alongside the Runway until the road leads you to a parking area, will see stop sign at gate, drive through gate. The office is directly in front of you.
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