Retractable Undercarriage (RU)


When you are ready to progress to more complex aircraft, undertake the Retractable Undercarriage endorsement. This will open up your aircraft hiring options and also contribute to your CPLA skill set. The RU is usually undertaken at the same time as the Manual Propeller Pitch Control endorsement (MPPC).


  • Recreational Pilots Licence (RPL)


  • Access a wider variety of aircraft
  • Combine this with a MPPC course

Course Structure and Time Allocation

Delivery Description Duration
 RU Only  Flight Training  1.5 hours
 Dual (RU & MPPC)  Flight Training  3 hours


$540 – RU Only

$1,080 – Dual RU & MPPC

*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