FAQ

When can I start studying for a PPL or CPL licence and do I have to study full time?

Start dates are flexible and we can provide part time or full-time training tailored to your needs.

 

What do I need to do to gain a PPL licence?

A minimum of 50 hours flying which can be completed in as little as six weeks

Six theory subjects are required. These can be self-studied with the support of our instructors or you can enrol on a full time PPL theory course in conjunction with Nelson Aviation College for eight weeks.

 

What do I need to do to gain a CPL licence?

A minimum of 150 hours total flying time (includes 50 PPL hours). It includes the same six subjects studied for PPL but to a more advanced level. These can be self-studied with the support of our instructors or you can enrol on a full time CPL theory course in conjunction with Nelson Aviation College for thirteen weeks.

 

What are the requirements to study for a PPL?

 

What are the requirements to study for a CPL?

  • You must be a minimum of 18 years of age to sit flight test
  • Class 1 CAA medical certificate. More info: https://www.caa.govt.nz/medical/how-to-get-med-cert/
  • No formal education is required

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126 Queen Victoria Street
Motueka
New Zealand 7120

Tel: 0800 835 943
Email: info@tnthelicopters.co.nz

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