South African Flight Training Academy

Hanger 17, Spit Fire Avenue, Heidelberg Airport,Heidelberg - GP, Gauteng, 1441, South Africa.

13 high fidelity state of the art full flight simulators

Courses

Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Multi Engine, Type Rating, Flight Instructor course

International Students

Yes

Aircraft fleet

Cessna 172

Simulators

Airbus A320, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, ATR42-500, ATR72-500/600, Boeing B737-400, Boeing B737-800, Boeing B757-200, Boeing B767-200, Boeing B777-300, CRJ700/900, Dash 8 100/400, Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia, and Embraer E170

Accreditations

South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, Class I or II Medical Certificate, Valid Student Pilot License

South African Flight Training Academy (SAFTA) was established in 2007. It is South Africa's leading Aviation Training Organization (ATO) and Type Rating Training Organization (TRTO). The flight school is located in Gauteng, South Africa.

Courses offered:

  • Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Type Rating
  • Night Rating Training
  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • Instrument Flight Rating and Multi Engine Rating Training
  • Certified Flight Instructor
  • Jet Orientation Course (JOC)
  • Multi-Crew Co-ordination Course (MCC)

Why join South African Flight Training Academy?

The flight school has Cessna 172 aircraft and 13 high fidelity state of the art full flight simulators which includes Airbus A320, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, ATR42-500, ATR72-500/600, Boeing B737-400, Boeing B737-800, Boeing B757-200, Boeing B767-200, Boeing B777-300, CRJ700/900, Dash 8 100/400, Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia, and Embraer E170.

Facilities are integrated with modern briefing rooms and auditorium, pilot and crew accommodation, business services, rest areas, dining room, and souvenir shop.

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