Starlite Aviation Training Academy

Virginia Airport, Durban North

30 aircraft South African Flight School offering helicopter and fixed-wing services worldwide co-founded by CEO, Slade Thomas, and Vice Chairman, Karl Kebert

Courses

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

International Students

Yes

Aircraft fleet number

30

Aircraft fleet

Piper Arrow IV PA-28R-201T Turbo, Airbus AS365 Dauphin, Piper Arrow PA-28R-201, Jabiru J160 Fatboy, The Airplane Factory Sling II, Cessna 172 RG II Cutlass, and Piper Seneca III

Simulators

Guimbal Cabri G2, Elite Evolution S923 FNPT II MCC Aeroplane Simulator

Airline Partnership

Airbus Helicopters, Helicopter Association International, Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Gold, Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Crew Resource International

Accreditations

South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA)

Entry Requirements

At least 17 years old, Proficiency in English Language, Class I or II Medical

Starlite Aviation Training Academy was established in 1999. It has two (2) training schools located in Durban, and Mossel Bay, South Africa.

Courses offered:

  • Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
  • Night Rating
  • Instrument Rating
  • Flight Instructor Rating
  • Hour Building
  • Advanced Helicopter Training
  • Simulator Training

Why join Starlite Aviation Training Academy?

Training is done with a total of 30 aircraft fleet composed of Piper Arrow IV PA-28R-201T Turbo, Elite Evolution S923 FNPT II MCC Aeroplane Simulator, Elite S723T FNPT II MCC Helicopter Simulator, Airbus AS365 Dauphin, Piper Arrow PA-28R-201, Jabiru J160 Fatboy, The Airplane Factory Sling II, Cessna 172 RG II Cutlass, and Piper Seneca III. The sufficient number of aircraft only ensures that there is always available in case of maintenance issues.

The flight school is known for its stringent safety and quality standards. It operates in 5 continents in over 88 countries which validates its experience in providing flying training programs. Moreover, it offers competitive aeroplane and helicopter training course prices.

In terms of residential accommodation, the flight school assists with arranging comfortable accommodation for the duration of the pilot training.

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