About Leading Edge Flight School

 THE SCHOOL

Leading Edge Flight School began training in 1995.  The school relocated to Hoedspruit, South Africa, during January 2002. There are two full-time instructors available 365 days a year.  The school offers training and flying safaris in Hoedspruit.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

The school is registered with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (ATO No. CAA/0141).   Pilots have to become members of the Microlight Association of South Africa (MISASA) and the Aeroclub of South Africa (AeCSA).

THE LICENCES

The school offers training towards the National Pilot License (NPL) and the Private Pilot License (PPL).

1.The National Pilot Licence can be obtained in three categories:

Weight Shift Microlight – on your own trike

Conventionally Controlled Microlight – on the Bantam

Light Sport Aeroplane – on the Jabiru J170 

Gyroplane – on the RAF2000

 

2.   The Private Pilot Licence 

 

 

THE JABIRU J170

Light Sport Aeroplane –

used for PPL and NPL (LSA) Licenses

Jab

THE BANTAMS

Conventional Controlled Microlight Aeroplane used for NPL (CCM) licences