Learn to fly light sport aircraft with us! The perfect place to learn to fly or simply to spend a fun filled day with your family.



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Learn to fly light sport planes with us!

For anybody who has ever yearned to fly, there is no better experience than that of fun flying. With proper training on today’s modern reliable aircraft, we can fulfill your dream of flying like a bird. Light Flight light sport plane flying services is one of the oldest established operations in Kwazulu Natal - South Africa.

Since 1988 we have been offering full time professional training. Light Flight School offers ab initio training for those who have never flown, conversions to most types of light sport planes, Instructor courses, advanced flying courses, game management and aerial photography. Our aircraft are an excellent platform for photography.

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Learn to fly!

  • Light Flight has been offering full time training on all types of Light Sport Aircraft and microlights since 1988.
  • We offer all the facilities needed to complete a National Pilot License including an online exam centre.
  • Light Flight owns it’s own airfield which makes learning to fly that much easier.
  • We are in uncontrolled airspace and are close to Pietermaritzburg Airport where we do circuit training at a controlled airport. We also have 8 small grass airfields within 10 minutes flying.
  • We also advanced training and instructor courses on Light Sport Aircraft.
  • Our training aircraft is an AEROPRAKT A-22LS FOXBAT: Light Flight has used a variety of aircraft as training platforms over the past 29 years. Of these, the FOXBAT has proved to be the best all round training Light Sport Aircraft. The good power to weight ratio and generous wing area means the FOXBAT will climb out strongly at 800fpm and can safely handle the weight of big South Africans. Our FOXBAT is equipped with an MGL EFIS Extreme as well as an S-mode transponder.

Costs Of Learning To Fly

There are many variables with regard to costs when learning to fly. Your aptitude, your experience and the weather are examples of these variables. Contact the school for a personalised estimate.

Light Flight Contact Details

Geoff Dyer - +27 82 331 1104 - geoff@lightflight.co.za

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Light Flight GPS Coordinates - S 29º 46' 03, E 30º 35' 10

Aerial photos of the extended runway at Light Flight

(credit to photographer, Steve McCurrach of Airserv)


Aerial photos of the extended runway at Light Flight

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NOTE: Anyone flying from or landing at Light Flight from other airfields does so at their own risk