Eastrise Aviation

Eastrise Aviation, Malawi

A newly-established flight school in Malawi that offers pilot training courses to both domestic and international students


Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Flight Instructor course

International Students


Aircraft fleet

Cessna 150, and Dova DV-1 Skylark


Malawi Civil Aviation Authority

Entry Requirements

At least 16 years of age, Valid Class II Medical certificate, Proficiency in English language

Eastrise Aviation was founded by Ian C. Maliseni in 2018 and started operations in the first quarter of 2019. It is a fully Approved Training Organization (ATO) by the Malawi Civil Aviation Authority. The flight school is based in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Malawi pilot licenses are accredited by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).

Courses offered:

  • Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Night Rating
  • Instrument Rating
  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • Instructor Rating

Why join Eastrise Aviation?

Training is done in a fleet of Cessna 150 and Dova DV-1 Skylark aircraft. Additional aircraft will be added soon such as Cessna 177B and Cessna 172RG.

The flight school offers flying training scholarships for Malawian-would be pilots. All courses are open to both domestic and international students.

Students are given free access to Eastrise Aviation Test Prep site which is an online test engine with over 20 question banks comprising thousands of mock questions and answers. It prepares students for knowledge tests at the Malawi Civil Aviation Authority.

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