Aeronav Academy (Aeronav) is a well known and long established name in the aviation training industry in South Africa. Aeronav strive to provide clients with safe, quality flight training, a fleet of well maintained modern aircraft, a ground school staffed with highly qualified lecturers and a team of dedicated staff who will always go the extra mile to ensure flight training is conducted seamlessly in a professional and friendly environment.
Based at Lanseria International Airport, just North of Johannesburg, gives students the best of both worlds. Not only will you be training in a beautiful, scenic environment but you will also be training at one of the busiest airports in South Africa. The experience gained from learning to fly in an environment where you will be operating at a fully controlled airport amongst heavy commercial traffic and in controlled airspace not only gives students access to a host of facilities which are not available at smaller less equipped airfields but also gives students the confidence they will need to successfully transition to a career in aviation.
Aeronav are very proud to offer one of the most modern training fleets in South Africa. The aircraft on their fleet were carefully selected so that they can offer safe, efficient and cost effective training on aircraft that are not only of a high quality but that are also fun and enjoyable to fly. Their primary fleet consists of their basic trainer which is the Diamond DA20 Eclipse, the DA20 is an internationally utilised basic trainer and is statistically the safest single engine trainer in the world. All multi-engine training is done on the Diamond DA42 Twinstar. The Twinstar is a phenomenal aircraft more than capable of meeting all multi-engine training needs in comfort and in style. For those who prefer older generation training aircraft they also have the Cessna 172 and Cessna 182 available to compliment their training fleet of modern composite aircraft.
Aeronav offers flight and ground school training for the Private Pilot License, Commercial Pilot License, Airline Transport Pilot License, Flight Instructor Rating, Multi-Engine Rating, Instrument Rating, Foreign Pilot License Conversions, Validations and hour building.
The connection between Plane Maintenance Facility (PMF) and Aeronav is that PMF is an approved Factory Service Centre for Thielert Engines, now Continental Diesel and is the approved Factory Diamond Service Centre in South Africa. As such PMF has been looking after Aeronav’s planes since 2011, and Aeronav have a no incident record.