Ballito Microlight School

20 Collesheen Estate Access Rd, Ballito, Ballito 4420


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Spectacular scenic flights

Fun Flights

“Ballito” South Africa’s premier East Coast holiday destination is home to Ballito Microlight School cc. Surrounded by Rolling Sugar Estates with Millionaires mansions overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, there is no better place to take to the skies and experience the beauty, ease & safety of open cockpit flying in a Microlight aircraft.

For as long as people have dreamed, they have been fascinated by the idea of flight. Looking skyward with wonder and amazement, While today’s modern technology takes us from point A to point B “True Flying” remains a powerful force, so why not climb aboard our time Machines and return to a time when life was much simpler.


• 10 Minutes 
This is an inland flight over rolling sugar estates with views of the Indian Ocean, feel the sensations of flight flowing through your veins and experience the thrill and emotion of open cockpit flying.
• 20 Minutes
This flights routes from Ballito Airfield and after a few minutes we join the alluring Indian Ocean. We now route along the coastline past Sheffield Beach to Salt Rock. This coastal experience will allow us to enjoy our regular sighting of Dolphin and a variety of sea life, while taking in the spectacular views of the Dolphin Coast.
• 30 Minutes
This is our Premier flight and after take-off from Ballito Airfield we fly across beautifully manicured sugar estates toward the coastline. Once over the Indian Ocean we route south past Sheffield Beach, Salt Rock, The famous Chaka’s Rock, Ballito and the Millionaire’s Estate of Zimbali.
This flight almost guarantees viewing of Dolphin & Game fish with chances of sighting Whale Sharks, Giant Mantas and Turtles, a truly breathtaking experience.
Custom flights can be arranged


Flying School

Ballito Microlight School cc (CAA0111) was established in 1997 as a Full Time Training Facility.
The school is run by a dedicated team of professionals who have accumulated over
10 000 instructional flying hours and produced over 350 skilled pilots.

Our Training syllabus has been formulated by the Microlight Section of the Aero Club of South African and approved by the Commissioner for Civil Aviation.

We offer training in all categories of Microlights
· Weight Shift Controlled Microlights (WCM) Trikes 
· Conventional Controlled Microlights (CCM) 450kgs mauw
· Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) 600kg mauw

We also offer the following supplementary training
· Instructors rating (7-10 Days)
· Advanced flying course (2 Days)
This includes recovery from unusual attitudes
Emergency situations
Short field, soft field, sloped landings & take offs
Formation flying

We offer a variety of Fun Flights (See our Fun Flight Page)

Our training facility is the only Microlight Flying School situated within the boundary of an International Airport’s Controlled Zone, which allows us the unique opportunity to communicate through a “Control Tower” and gain additional advanced radio skills as part of our syllabus.
Ballito Microlight School has a CAA approved Designated Examiner for the Restricted Radio Licence, and is an accredited on line exam centre.

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20 Collesheen Estate Access Rd, Ballito, Ballito 4420

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