Central Flying Academy

Central Flying Academy, Airport Park, Germiston, Johannesburg, South Africa

11 Aircraft Flight School - one of the largest flying schools in Southern Africa using state-of-the-art Pilot Training Simulator


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine

International Students


Aircraft fleet number


Aircraft fleet

8 Cessna 172, 1 Cessna 172, 1 Piper PA-30 Twin Commanche


Flight Navigation and Procedures Trainer (FNPT II) Single Engine Piston Simulator and FNPT II Multi-Engine Piston Simulator


South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, Proficiency in English Language, Pass Medical Exam

Central Flying Academy was established in 2005. It is one of the largest flying schools in Southern Africa. The flight school is located at Rand Airport.

Courses offered: 

  • Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • Air Transport Pilot License (ATPL)
  • Night Rating
  • Instrument Rating

Why join Central Flying Academy?

Training is done in a total of 11 aircraft fleet that includes 8 Cessna 172 all fitted with advanced navigation equipment, 1 Cessna 172 Retractable Gear Complex Trainer, and a Piper Twin Commanche fitted with Factory Re-manufactured Engines. This great number of fleet ensures that in the case of a maintenance issue, additional aircraft is available.

Central Flying Academy is conveniently located at Rand Airport where accommodation and a restaurant are on site. All other general amenities are less than 5 minutes away.

The flight school is specialised in training of international students.

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