A Pilot Training-Holiday Package is the answer to the common dilemma of sharing time for pilot training with time for relaxation, holidays and quite often time spent with your family.
If you are available for lessons for extended training visits, it is possible to progress to solo standard with an average of between 10 to 15 hours of instruction. Those flying hours are achievable over a period of one to two weeks taking into consideration weather conditions.
At the beginning, you will be in air in calm “no wind” conditions. This is usually 1-2 hours in the early morning and late afternoon. You can spend the time in between with your family, partner or just enjoying the relaxed and alternative atmosphere of Byron Bay.
Its charm coupled with its many beaches, Julian Rocks Marine Reserve, Cape Byron lighthouse, unspoiled hinterland, and nearby World Heritage listed National Parks offers the opportunity to spend relaxed, quality time with your family as well as an ideal backdrop for learning to fly.
In conclusion in one or two extended visits you could attain the solo stage and with an additional visit, it is possible to attain your pilot’s licence.
A package is also an attractive option for students from Sydney or even Melbourne.
For example, living in Sydney, for microlight training you must go to schools out of Sydney
and travel by car to training airstrips. With hectic city traffic and motorway tolls it takes less time and money to get to Byron Bay then to go to your “nearest” microlight school.
You can buy a return air ticket to Ballina/Byron or Gold Coast for as low as $140 if planning ahead and within one hour you could be here. So, Ballina aerodrome and Tyagarah airstrip near Byron Bay might be your best option for the “nearby” training ground.
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Byron Bay and to book last-minute accommodation specials or great deals in advance go to to Byron Bay Hotels.
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