Weight shift microlight

The Weight shift microlight trike licence requires the following:

A minimum of 25 hours of which 10 hours of dual flying with an instructor and 15 hours of solo flying.

A minimum of 3 solo cross-country flights.

You will also be required to pass the following theoretical examinations administered through the Recreational Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA):

  • Principles of flight
  • Air law
  • Aircraft technical
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Human performance limitations
  • Restricted radio exam

BIRD Aviation offers microlight training at 2 bases.  Training is done at our Klipriver airfield school or alternatively at the Vereeniging head office at Vereeniging airport.