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Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Rynus » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:40 am

I know there will be more opions as flight school in South Africa but I still need to ask. I am planning to do my PPL to the end of the year. Which flight school will be best in Port Elizabeth
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Charlie_99293 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:12 am

Rynus wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:40 am
I know there will be more opions as flight school in South Africa but I still need to ask. I am planning to do my PPL to the end of the year. Which flight school will be best in Port Elizabeth
Helicopter or Fixed Wing?
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by newbie » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:18 am

Algoa Flying Club for Fixed Wing

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Helicopter Charter and Training for Helicopter
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by jimdavis » Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:14 pm

Rynus wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:40 am
I know there will be more opions as flight school in South Africa but I still need to ask. I am planning to do my PPL to the end of the year. Which flight school will be best in Port Elizabeth
Without doubt - ALGOA FLYING CLUB.

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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Rynus » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:38 pm

That will be fixed wing
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by jaggedassasins » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:19 am

Algoa is great. Fantastic club environment. Loved my time flying there.
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Deanw » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:50 am

In the end, it should be: Which is the best flying school for YOU?

Visit the school, chat to the instructors and students, look at the aircraft, payment requirements, etc. If you were made to feel welcome, got good feedback and you felt the 'vibe', then that is the best school for you. 8)
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by jimdavis » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:39 am

I particularly recommend Algoa Flying Club, not only because it has always has an excellent reputation, but specifically because it is a CLUB.

Clubs have huge benefits for the students in that you mix socially with other pilots and learn a hell of a lot even when you are not flying.

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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Roger » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:04 am

If you need any introductions etc to AFC, feel free to PM me. BTW, this very forum was hatched by 2 AFC club members.
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by jimdavis » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:59 am

Roger wrote:
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If you need any introductions etc to AFC, feel free to PM me. BTW, this very forum was hatched by 2 AFC club members.
Quite true, Roger, but you can't hold that against them - they are mostly very fine citizens! :lol:

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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Rynus » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:24 pm

Thanks for the reply. I will go and have a look at AFC when I am ready to start my training.
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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Johnny4x4 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:54 am

I recently completed my PPL at Madiba Bay school of Flight
http://www.mbsf.co.za

Level of training was excellent and the instructors very professional. They really went out of their way to accommodate my business schedule and I got the PPL done in good time. I appreciated the high focus of safety during all aspects of the training.

Availability of planes was very important for me, and I never had an issue where we could not get a plane, or planes were not refuelled, etc. Also helped that they have a strong group of instructors availble.

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Re: Best Flight School in Port Elizabeth

Unread post by Roger » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:45 pm

Rynus wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:24 pm
Thanks for the reply. I will go and have a look at AFC when I am ready to start my training.
Why not pop along this next Monday night just to say hi? See: https://www.avcom.co.za/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 2&t=217199
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