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Recreational Pilot's Certificate (RPC) with Cross Country Endorsement

Here at our Bankstown flying school, you can acquire necessary skills to fly and navigate an airplane around Australia, with your Recreational Pilot Certificate with Cross Country Endorsement, accredited aviation course in Sydney.


Total: AUD $19,999


Learning Outcomes

Gain the training and indepth knowledge required to fly and navigate an airplane around Australia with our all inclusive Recreational Pilot Certificate with Cross Country Endorsement course.

As Pilot in Command, your certified pilot lessons in Sydney, will take place in one of our professionally maintained, state of the art Sling LSA’s. Strong and highly manoeuvrable, all of our aircraft include integrated autopilot and a wide cockpit with all round views, for the ultimate flight training experience!

Offering you more flying freedom than ever before, this comprehensive course will give you the qualifications to fly your friends and family across the country.


Choose from:

Full Time - 10 weeks     |     Part Time - 20 weeks



Your Syllabus of Flight Training will include:

  • Effects of Control
  • Straight and Level
  • Climbing and Descending
  • Turning
  • Climbing and Descending Turns
  • Stalls
  • Advanced Stalls
  • Circuits Introduction
  • Circuits Normal
  • Circuits with Procedures
  • Circuits Flapless & Normal
  • Circuits Emergency Procedures
  • Circuits Consolidation
  • Circuit Check - First Solo
  • Circuit Check - Second Solo
  • Circuit Check - Third Solo
  • Circuits Crosswind, Short Field Take Off & Landing
  • Steep Turn
  • Practiced Forced Landing (PFL)
  • Precautionary Search
  • Pre-Training Area Solo Check
  • First Training Area Solo
  • Second Area Solo
  • Pre-Licence Check
  • RPC Test
  • Navigation Familiarisation
  • Navigation Flight 2
  • Navigation Flight 3
  • Navigation Flight 4
  • First Cross-Country Solo
  • Pre-Licence Check
  • Navigation Flight Test

Your Syllabus of Theory will cover

  • 30 x eLearning Flying Modules with quiz for each flying lesson
  • 9 x eLearning Theory Modules with revision and exam
  • Modules contain:
    • Pre-solo Theory
    • Flight Radio Operator Licence (FROL) Theory
    • Pre-area Solo Legislation Theory
    • Basic Aeronautical Knowledge Theory
    • Human Factors Theory
    • Practical Navigation and Familiarisation
    • Pre-Flight Planning (Before day of flight)
    • Pre-Flight Planning (On day of flight)
    • In Flight Procedures

What's Included

30x eLearning Modules of Flight Training
33x Hours Flight Training plus 7 x hrs Supervised Solo
eLearning Theory Modules
Dyson Holland BAK Book
Dyson Holland Cross Country Book
Navigation Equipment
Pre solo Theory Exam


Flight Radio Operator Licence Exam
Pre Area Solo Legislation Theory Exam
BAK Theory Exam
Human Factors Exam
Navigation and Meteorology Exam
RPC Flight Test x1.5hrs (Includes Test fee)
Navigation 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 flying hours Saving of up to $675
Pilot Logbook Free (normally AUD $35)
1x SFA Go Pro Video Free (normally AUD $80)
1x SFA First Solo Certificate Free (normally AUD $25)
1x SFA Silver Wings Free (normally AUD $30)
1x SFA Completion Certificate Free (normally AUD $25)
1x SFA Gold Wings Free (normally AUD $30)


Total free inclusion value for upfront payment: AUD $900    

Full Time
AUD $1,999.90 per week
for 10 weeks

Part Time
AUD $995.95 per week
for 20 weeks

Upfront payment of theory, textbooks, materials, exam and testing fees AUD $5,999

Then pay as you fly at a rate of AUD $339/hr for the Foxbat A22LS or upgrade to the Sling 2 LSA or Tecnam P2008 for AUD $379/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 $268.50
ASIC Card AUD $256.50
Maps, ERSA, software AUD $150.00
Headset Hire AUD $20.00
YSBK Landing Fees AUD $22.00



Class 2 Medical AUD $220.00
Aviation English Language Proficiency (AELP) Test AUD $125.00
Additional Flying hours as required (competency based)  


Sling 2, Tecnam P2008 and Foxbat available for Private Hire

Feel the freedom that comes with holding a Recreational Pilot’s Certificate (RPC) and hire one of our reliable and professionally maintained Sling 2 LSA, Tecnam P2008 or Foxbat A22LS.