Private Pilot Licence Aeroplane (PPLA)


The PPLA allows you to pilot an aircraft anywhere in Australia in the single engine class. It allows you to carry passengers and includes your Navigation and Controlled Airspace Endorsement. The PPLA allows you more flexibility than the RPL and is the step you would take if you intend moving onto the CPLA.


  • Minimum 17 years of age at the completion of your licence
  • Pass the PPLA Theory component
  • Hold or ability to hold a Class 2 Medical
  • Ability to hold an ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card)


  • Pilot an aircraft as Pilot In Command in Australia
  • Fly in daylight hours in Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC)
  • Carry Passengers

Course Structure and Time Allocation

Delivery Minimum Recommended
Dual (C150/152) 20 30
Solo (C150/152) 5 5
Dual (PA28) 10 15
Solo (PA28) 5 5
 Total  40 55


Contact us for current price list.

*Note: All hours are CASA minimum requirements or recommended minimum.

Cost Exclusions:

  • CASA exam fees
  • Additional training or tuition required to meet the standard
  • CASA flight testing fees
  • Landing charges and Air Services fees at aerodromes outside of Bacchus Marsh