Ever thought of taking to the skies in a microlight? Or even about learning how to fly? This no longer needs to be a flight of fancy... Let us show you how at Leading Edge Flight School. The school offers training and flying safaris in Hoedspruit.
Choose Your Experience
You have the option to just sit back, experience the flight with an amazing view. You can have a hands-on experience from your very first flight. We also have a variety of flight lengths available.
Choose Your Aeroplane
With our introductory flights you have a choice of either experiencing flying in a microlight (the two seater Bantam B22J) or a light sport aeroplane (the two seater Jabiru SP).
We are perfectly situated to offer some of the best flying in the world. The weather is near perfect year-round, and extremely diverse scenery is situated within a short flight of the airfield. The airfield that we operate from is Hoedspruit Civil, which is the only airfield in the country situated in the middle of a town.
Leading Edge Flight School began training in 1995. The school relocated to Hoedspruit, South Africa, during January 2002. There are two full-time instructors available 365 days a year.
The school is registered with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (ATO No. CAA/0141). NPL licences are obtained from RAASA (Recreation Aviation Administration South Africa). Pilots have to become members of the Microlight Association of South Africa (MISASA).
The school offers training towards the National Pilot License (NPL) and the Private Pilot License (PPL).
1.The National Pilot Licence can be obtained in three categories:
Weight Shift Microlight – on your own trike
Conventionally Controlled Microlight – on the Bantam
Light Sport Aeroplane – on the Jabiru SP
2. The Private Pilot Licene
Air Experience flights are offered to allow you to experience flying in the world’s most amazing three axis microlight known as the BANTAM. Flights of 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 60 minutes and 90 minutes are available. Enjoy the flight in the amazing Bantam with an option to feel the freedom of flight. The 180° panoramic view makes you feel as free as a bird. You can have the opportunity to have a hands on experience if you wish so. These flights are done under the school and are regarded as instructional flights and can be used as your first introductory flight should you wish to proceed with a licence.
Tantalize your adventurous side by coming to fly with us in the easy to fly Bantam aircraft