Become A Successful Pilot With Progress Flight Academy

Progress Flight Academy provides premium flight training for the Commercial Pilot Licence with multi engine Instrument Rating (CPL/IR-ME). We train top international career pilots - private and commercial.

Flight Academy Programme

Training Top Pilots Since 1981

We offer superlative training and premium facilities on our private aerodrome in the spectacular Eastern Cape. We are dedicated to training the most competent, conscientious and confident career pilots possible.

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Our Course

Our Course

The best Flight Training course in Africa for outstanding operational capability that equips you for a career as a pilot.

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Our Fleet

Our Fleet

All of our training aircraft and simulators are owned, maintained and operated exclusively by the Academy for best training outcomes.

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The Team

The Team

Progress Flight Academy has a dedicated team who develop pilots with a professional attitude and top flying capabiities.

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Flight School

Flight School

Progress is the only flight school in South Africa with a long and consistent track record of superior training and top graduates.

About Us

Progress Flight Academy - Best Pilot Training in SA

Progress Flight Academy specialises in providing premium flight training to clients who wish to achieve a genuine operational capability in multi-engine piston aeroplanes and attain the Commercial Pilot Licence with multi engine Instrument Rating (CPL/IR (ME)).
The flight training syllabus on our Professional Pilot Course is highly structured and based on best international practice; the European Joint Aviation Authorities Flight Crew Licensing standard (JAA-FCL). Theory training is to the South Africa syllabus for the Airline Transport Pilot Licence.

Residential students are accommodated on the flight school campus at Progress Aerodrome, near Port Elizabeth in South Africa. The private aerodrome is exclusive to our students so there is no traffic congestion; and the close proximity of the General Flying Area and instrument training facilities ensures efficient use of flying training time.

A fleet of well equipped late model Piper Warrior and Piper Seminole aeroplanes is used for the flying training. The fleet is owned and operated by the flying school. Competitive pricing together with efficient use results in excellent value.

Progress Flight Academy graduates have performed well in conversion to Boeing 737 and other turbine aeroplanes after completion of pilot training for South African Airways, Kenya Airways, and Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority.

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