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About Us

Mach 1 Aviation Academy provides necessary facilities for ab-initio courses which addresses all future pilots needs that wish to obtain a CPL (Commercial Pilot License) with the MEP (Multi-engine Piston) and IR (Instrument) ratings, along with the theoretical ground school knowledge required towards an ATP License.

Our History

Mach1 Aviation Academy was first birth during a training flight between a student and her flight Instructor. As a flight instructor having trained over hundred students already and constant month to month referral we have seen a huge gap in the market and an increased demand for training facilities.

The Chief flight Instructor has been a flight instructor for 6 years, hence gained valuable experience in the running of Flight Schools, alongside the Chief Executive Officer who has worked over 10 years for the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority with this combined experiences Mach 1 Aviation Academy was founded.

Our Vision

Mach 1 strives to be the best Aviation training organization in the Southern Africa that provides best quality and highest standard of flight training, to ensure that, we provide a safe and effective learning situation for our students adhering to safe practice, while promoting compliance with South African Civil Aviation Regulations,and to be a trustworthy home brew local brand and on the International forefront in the Aviation industry.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide a risk free and effective training environment as well as ensure that graduates are prepared with the knowledge, flight hours and experience that lead directly to high demand pilot careers in aviation domestically and internationally. We aim to produce qualifi ed, intelligent and productive pilots with high flying standards and a high professional level of knowledge and skills. And also to provide an informal learning environment and to ensure continual development and growth in various areas of the school.

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Our Programs

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Private Pilot Licence

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Night Rating

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Instrument Rating

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Commercial Pilot Rating

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Airline Transport Pilot Licence

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Instructors Rating

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Multi Engine Rating

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Trusted Partners

Our Graduates Fly For

Air Malawi
Arik Air
Oman Air
Air India
Jet Airways
Spice Jet
SAA Express
Fly Safair