For over 25 years, Kāpiti Aero club has worked hard to help countless pilots to achieve their Commercial Pilot’s Licence with many going on to lead successful careers in aviation in New Zealand and around the world.
With a dedicated team of instructors and a location that boasts ideal flying conditions, our training organisation has strived hard to maintain a high standard in which safety and professionalism is modelled and instilled in the students who work with us.
With a Commercial Pilot’s Licence (aeroplane) you will hold the qualification required to fly fare-paying passengers or freight. To begin training towards your CPL you must hold a valid Private Pilots Licence and hold a Class 1 Medical Certificate. A Commercial Pilots Licence is the minimum requirement to fly commercially in New Zealand / overseas as an employed pilot.
To obtain a CPL, you need to complete:
You must also complete a minimum of 200 hours flight time which includes the following:
The minimum cost of a CPL (200 hours flying) is $78,332.00, note this also includes a PPL (Private Pilot License)