Initial Flight Training

Recreational Pilot Licence (RPL)

Gain your wings with a first level Pilot Licence.

RPL - Recreational Pilot Licence

The RPL is your exciting introduction to the world of Aviation and the first step to gaining a Pilot’s Licence.

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Private Pilot Licence (PPLA)

Access more training and expand your capabilities with your PPLA.

PPLA - Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

Get your wings and be able to fly as pilot in command of an aircraft anywhere in Australia with your friends and family.

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Expand your skills

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPLA)

Want to become a professional pilot? Or add extra skills to your PPLA?

CPLA - Commercial Pilot Licence (Aeroplane)

Kick start your aviation career with the ability to start earning money.

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Instrument Rating

Want to fly through the clouds?

Instrument Rating

Expand your qualifications and be able to fly under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).

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Flight Instructor Rating

Put all your training and experience to use and start teaching others to fly.

Flight Instructor Rating (FIR)

A great way to start earning money and building your hours by training other people to fly.

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Multi-Engine Aeroplane (MEA) Endorsement

Add a new dimension to your flying with the Multi-Engine Aeroplane Class Endorsement.

MEA - Multi-Engine Aeroplane Class Endorsement

The MEA allows you to pilot a multi-engine aircraft with passengers, anywhere within Australia.

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Night Visual Flight Rules (NVFR)

Add the NVFR to your PPL and fly amongst the stars, ensuring you can make your way home at night.

NVFR - Night Visual Flight Rules

Worried about last light and not making it back to base before it gets too dark to see? Get your NVFR endorsement to be able to fly at night time and be assured of making it back home safely.

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Private Instrument Flight Rating (PIFR)

Learnt to fly on instruments in Instrument Meteorological Conditions.

PIFR - Private Instrument Flight Rating

Add flexibility to your PPLA, reduce the likelihood of being stuck away from home when weather conditions deteriorate. You can add procedure approvals as your need or want them.

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Have some fun! (Flight Activities)

Emergency Manouever Training (EMT)

Lacking confidence in your flying skills? Widen your skill set with Emergency Manouever Training.

EMT - Emergency Manouever Training

Do you think you could benefit from a more thorough understanding of what causes a spin and how to recover from it?

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Formation Flying - Aeroplane (FFA)

Hone your skills when flying with a friend in close formation.

FFA - Formation Flying Endorsement

Formation flying is one of the most rewarding types of flying.

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Competition Ready Aerobatics Endorsement (AERO)

Flying Aerobatics is a blast! You will truly understand how an aerobatic aircraft operates 3-dimensionally in controlled flight.

AERO - Competition Ready Aerobatics Endorsement

Loops, barrel rolls, stall turns and humptys!

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Spin Endorsement (SPIN)

Flat out in a spin! Learn the exact dynamics of a spin, how and why they happen, and most importantly, how to get out of one!

SPIN - Spin Endorsement

Learn all about the how and why of spinning, and how to recover from a spin in complete confidence and a safe environment.

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Basic Aerobatics (AERO)

A great introduction to aerobatics! Learn the art of rolls, loops and stall turns with our competition winning team of instructors!

AERO - Basic Aerobatics

Throughout the course you will complete a number advanced handling and aerobatic exercises that will greatly enhance flying skills and boost your overall flying confidence. Your course will be completed on a one to one basis with one of our qualified aerobatic instructors.

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Design feature endorsements

Tailwheel Undercarriage

Learn to fly a tailwheel aircraft, also known as a taildragger, in our Super Decathlon (8KCAB)!

Tailwheel Undercarriage

Want to fly a tailwheel aircraft?

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Retractable Undercarriage (RU)

A Retractable Undercarriage (RU) endorsement will let you fly aircraft with a retractable undercarriage, making your flying experience a smooth and speedier journey! Wheels up!

RU - Retractable Undercarriage

Challenge yourself to progress to more complex aircraft.

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Manual Propeller Pitch Control (MPPC)

Also known as Constant Speed Unit propeller (CSU).

MPPC - Manual Propeller Pitch Control

The CSU forms a part of more complex aircraft types.

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Gas Turbine Engine (GTE) COMING SOON!!

Ready to upgrade to a turbine?

GTE - Gas Turbine Engine

A Turbine Endorsement will give you a real buzz as you experience the power and excitement of a gas turbine engine.

Pressurisation System (PXS) COMING SOON!!

Get into the upper flight levels!

PXS - Pressurisation System

A Pressurisation Endorsement allows you to fly aircraft with a pressurisation system permitting you to get well into the flight levels above all of the weather.

Theory courses

Behind every practical component of your flying is a theory component. At TVSA, we prepare you for these exams and have a number of theory courses available for each phase of your career. We offer classroom and private tuition options to suit your preferred learning style.

Payment Options

  • Pay-as-you-go, simply pay per flight and class as you complete them
  • Full upfront payment

Please note that to receive discounts on packages, e.g Private Pilot Licence package, you must pay total course cost upfront