Learn to fly as a qualified RAAus Aerochute Pilot
To fly an Aerochute, a Recreation Aviation Australia (RAAus) pilots licence is required. The licence is a group “D” and is covered in Civil Aviation Order (CAO) 95-32
The course in learning to fly the Aerochute is available from Aerochute International.
New pilots need to gain a minimum of 15-20 hours flight training from a licensed instructor. In 3 – 5 hours a novice can be flying solo with the balance of the training conducted under supervision of the instructor. This training includes :
- 15-20 hours flying time
- Powered parachute flight theory
- Initial flight dual training conducted with instructor to solo
- Solo training and Supervision
- Pre-solo exam
- Pilot licence exam
- Pilot practical flight test
The course is conducted in locations between Melbourne and Geelong , Victoria. The course consists of all flying and theory up to RAAus licence standards with our qualified flying instructors
Flying can only take place when the weather conditions are suitable, so it may be necessary to complete the flying training in stages. As a general rule, most flying will take place during the early morning and evenings but in any case, when conditions are suitable. Clothing required: It is essential that you are prepared for the weather conditions. Warm clothes, long pants or ski pants, jacket, gloves, sunglasses and sunscreen. The medical standard required is equivalent to obtain a motor vehicle licence.
To arrange a Training Introduction Flight click here or call us on 03 9354 2612