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General Aviation License to Recreational Pilot's Certificate Conversion (GA to RA)

If you are a pilot holding an RPL, PPL, CPL or ATPL and you want to learn to fly a Light Sport Aircraft, this is the Sydney aviation course for you. Our GA Licence to RPC Conversion course will familiarise you with Recreational Aircraft and the regulations for flying a Light Sport Aircraft. Get ready for a flight experience in Sydney, that’s like no other!


Total: AUD $2,795


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this short conversion aviation course in Sydney, you will be able to fly an RAAus Registered Aircraft, as pilot in command with one passenger. Note: Even if you hold a Civil Aviation Authority (CASA) issued licence, you are not insured to fly an RAAus registered aircraft as pilot in command until you have passed your RPC Flight Test.


Choose from:

Full Time - 1 week     |     Part Time - 2 weeks


Your Syllabus of Flight Training will include:

  • RAAus Aircraft Familiarisation
  • Airwork including Advanced Stalls, PFL and Precautionary Search
  • Circuit consolidation
  • First Area Solo
  • Pre-Licence Check
  • RPC Test

Your Syllabus of Theory will cover

  • 4x eLearning Flying Modules with quiz for each flight lesson
  • 1x eLearning Theory Module with revision and Exam
  • Module Contains:
    • Human Factors Theory

What's Included

RAAus Converting Pilot Exam
4x Hours Flight Training


1x Hour Solo
1.3x Hour RPC Flight Test (includes test fee)


If you require accomodation we can make arrangements on your behalf. Contact us for more information.
*Note: Accomodation costs are not included.

Payment Plans     Click to see more detail 

Free inclusions with upfront payment*

5% discount off dual flight training Saving of up to $100


Total free inclusion value for upfront payment: AUD $100    

Part Time
AUD $1,397.50 per week
for 2 weeks

Upfront payment of theory, textbook, exam and testing fees AUD $1,100

Then pay as you fly at a rate of AUD $339/hr Dual in the Foxbat A22LS or upgrade to the Sling 2 LSA or Tecnam P2008 for AUD $379/hr

Then pay as you fly at a rate of AUD $259/hr Solo with a valid GA licence or upgrade to the Sling 2 LSA or Tecnam P2008 for AUD $299/hr

Study Loans offers SFA students with a simple and affordable finance option for their courses. 

You can pay-as-you-go with either weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments.  

·  $2,001 to $15,000

·  Payment Term up to 4 years

·  Flexible repayments

·  No upfront fees

·  No early repayment penalties

·  Study Loans manages all of it for you

·  Approvals within 48 hours

·  Seamless online application


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Ancillary Fees (approx.)

RAAUS membership (12 months) AUD $273.50
YSBK Landing Fees AUD $22.00



Additional Flying hours as required (competency based)