Remote Pilot License (RPL)

This is the starting point for a career in drones and is governed by the part 101 legislation.

SACAA Pre-Requisites:

•English Language Proficiency (Unless the student had English first language in matric) must be able to supply certified matric certificate
•Class 3 Aviation Medical

There are 2 parts to getting your RPL:

Part 1. Theory Training

Consists of 6 days of in-class training with one of our instructors.

The following subjects are covered during the course as prescribed by the SACAA:

•Principles of Flight
•Air Law for Remotely Piloted Aircraft
•RPAS Technical and General
•Flight Planning and Navigation
•Human Factors

DroneIT uses mock exams throughout the RPL course to ensure that all the students are prepared for their final exam.

Part 2. Practical Training

Practical training consists of a variety of exercises that the student must become proficient at before being able to do their final evaluation. Most students can master these exercises within a short amount of time.We have the very best instructors with years of experience who will evaluate each person individually and assist them in improving their flying competency.

Some of the practical exercises include:

•Radio procedures
•Pre and post flight checks
•Setting up you takeoff and landing flight area.
•Onsite documentation.
•Various flight test maneuvers.

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