Virginia Flight School is a South African Civil Aviation Authority Approved Fixed-Wing Flight Training Organisation situated at Virginia Airport in Durban, South Africa.
Our fixed-wing flight training programmes start with the Private Pilot Licence which can be followed up with a Night Rating. This then leads onto the Commercial Pilot Licence which can be included with or without an Instrument Rating. Additional ratings such as a Multi-Engine Rating or an Instructors Rating can be added to provide an individual with additional skills and marketability. Once some flight experience has been obtained then a pilot can obtain the Airline Transport Pilot licence. Flying gives you the flexibility to explore destinations and business opportunities in areas not served by scheduled airlines.
Flying opens up a whole new world for those who wish to make a professional career for themselves. The road to a career in flying is not an easy one, however once you are there the experiences are truly rewarding.
We at Virginia Flight School believe that we offer the right approach to fixed-wing flight training that will meet the needs of the individual who must be able to operate in a multi-crew environment. Our One-on-One training develops a potential flyer into a Professional Pilot who has the necessary skills to meet the growing demands of the Aviation industry.
Virginia Flight School was founded in 1989 by Clyde Walker. It had humble beginnings and has steadily grown in stature and reputation. Today, the school is owned and operated by Bruce Scott. Bruce, with his wife Sheralee, took control of the school in 1996. They have and continue to work very hard to ensure that we maintain a high standard of service delivery to our students and customers.
Today the school looks very different. We have larger premises to accommodate our ever increasing growth within the aviation training industry. Currently, Virginia Flight School is the largest fixed-wing flight training school in Kwazulu-Natal.
We have a family orientated environment and deal with each individual on a One-on-One basis thereby providing a professional yet personal service to our students and customers. When you join Virginia Flight School, you join a family of people who love flying, who love talking about flying and who help each other to achieve their ultimate goal, be it the PPL, CPL or ATPL.
We pride ourselves on the high standard of instruction provided by our very dedicated team of instructors under the watchful eye of the Chief Flight Instructor. These instructors are the heart of the flight school and without them the school would not be where it is today.
We believe that we have some of the best instructors in the country who are passionate about their work and deliver a high quality of instruction to each and every student.
Our Safety record is one of the highest in the country and with our unique Safety Management System we closely monitor our safety standards. Each month we have a Safety Meeting to cover important topics and aspects of Aviation Safety. Our Safety Officer has many years experience in the SAAF, which he has brought with him to our flight school. We are indeed very proud to have such a person watching our overall safety procedures.
Your relationship with us does not end after you have obtained your licence. We encourage our PPL “graduates” to continue their flying experience with us by obtaining further ratings and advanced licences.
Flight Training is our passion. We will do what ever it takes to help you achieve your goals.
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