Following your Recreational Pilots Certificate you'll be certified to fly to a maxiumin of 25 nautrical mile radius from your base airport. To countine expanding your horizons you will now be able countine your flight training and complete some endoresments.
Your Passenger Endorsement is the first endorsements most Pilot certificates holders apply for once there flight test has been completed. The Passenger endoersesment allows you to share the beauty of flight with your friends and family.
The Minumin requirments are:
a. have logged a minimum of 10 hours flight time as pilot in command of an aeroplane; and
b. have a minimum of 2 hours flight time as pilot in command of a two seat recreational aeroplane of the same Group, aeroplane type and design features; and
c. pass a flight check with a RAAus Examiner
Cross Country Endorsement
Now you have taken your friends and family for a local flight you'll be wanting you do some exploring of the great Australian Landscape. Under an RPC your only allowed to fly within a 25 naturtal mile radius of your intial departure point.
Your Cross country endorsement one of the more intensive endorsements following your RPC test with a combination of theory and partical training to ensure you don't get lost on your first flight away from your home airfield. This endorsement will also cover meteorology to ensure you know how to determine weather conditions for your flight.
The Miniumin requirments are:
a. have logged a minimum of 10 hours dual cross country navigation training plus a minimum of 2 hours solo cross country navigation; and
b. reach the standard required as specified in Unit 2.03 of the RAAus Syllabus of Flight Training, and
c. pass a RAAus Flight Navigation written examination; and
d. pass a navigation flight test in a two seat recreational aeroplane with a Chief Flying Instructor or Pilot Examiner; or
One of the last major endorsements most pilots are intresting in obtaining is a Tailwheel Endorsement. There is a high level of skill required for flying a tailwheel aircraft and SRFC foundations have been built on tailwheel aircraft.
SRFC is honered to still offer this important endoresment with the Australia Hughes Lightwing GR912. Flying a tailwheel aircraft is a challenging yet rewarding skill, opening up your flying to different aircraft types.
SRFC can complete all your training in a tailwheel aircaft if perferred.
The Miniumin requirements:
a. hold a Group A aeroplane rating; and complete theory training to the satisfaction of a RAAus Examiner; and
b. undertake flight training to meet the competency requirements of Unit 1.12 of the RAAus Syllabus of Flight Training, in a tail wheel undercarriage aeroplane; and
c. pass a flight check with a RAAus Examiner;