About Us

Africa Aviation Academy was formed to bridge the gap in the aviation sector in South Africa. At Africa Aviation Academy we strive to provide our clients with safe, quality flight training, a fleet of well-maintained modern aircraft and a team of dedicated staff who will always go the extra mile to ensure flight training is conducted seamlessly in a professional and friendly environment.

Based at Rand airport, just east of Johannesburg, gives our students the best of both worlds. Not only will you be training in a beautiful, scenic environment but you will also be training at one of the busiest training airports in South Africa. The experience gained from learning to fly in an environment where you will be operating at a fully controlled airport in controlled airspace not only gives our students access to a host of facilities which are not available at smaller less equipped airfields but also gives our students the confidence they will need to successfully transition to a career in aviation.

We are very proud to offer one of the most modern training fleets in South Africa. The aircraft on our fleet were carefully selected so that we can offer safe, efficient and cost effective training on aircraft that are not only of a high quality but that are also fun and enjoyable to fly. Our primary fleet consists of our basic trainer which is the Cessna 172 Jet A1 powered, the Cessna 172 is an internationally utilized basic trainer and is statistically the safest single engine trainer in the world incorporating a FADEC system, ensures safety and allows our students to capture the skills required for flying in a modern aircraft. All  multi-engine training is conducted on the Baron 55. The baron is a phenomenal aircraft more than capable of meeting all multi-engine training needs in comfort and in style. We also provide A Cessna 182 for all hour building requirements which boasts a 11 Hour endurance
Africa Aviation Academy offers flight training for the Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Airline Transport Pilot License, Flight Instructor Rating, Multi-Engine Rating, Instrument Rating, Foreign Pilot License Conversions, Validations and hour building. Whether you choose to fly for pleasure or you wish to make a career as a pilot Africa Aviation Academy can provide you with an approved course tailored to your specific needs.

Our Vision

At Africa Aviation Academy it is our vision to be one of the premier providers of Aviation Training is South Africa.

Our aim is to provide our clients with personalized, comprehensive flight training of the highest standard in an environment that is professional, friendly and welcoming. To conduct training on fleet of modern, well maintained quality aircraft and instructors.

Our vision is to establish Africa Aviation Academy as one of the aviation industries safest academy and continue to grow into a flight academy with an international reputation for excellence.

We Offer:

Ab initio Training, Private Pilot Licence, Commercial Pilot Licence, Airline Transport Pilot Licence, Instructors Rating, Night Rating, Instrument Rating, Simulator Training, Hire & Fly, Fly-in Safari, Contract Flying, Charter, Scenic Flight, Multi Engine, A320 Ratings.