Remote Pilot Licence (RPL)

Licence Accreditation

Remote Pilot Licence (RPL) training is in association with Prowings, Africa’s first Civil Aviation Authority approved RPL training school. The Civil Aviation Authority accreditation was signed off on 4 September 2015.

Prowings Training – ATO 0191

SACAA Pre-Requisites:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Restricted Radio Telephony (Aeronautical)
  • Class 4 Aviation Medical

There are 2 parts to getting your RPL:

1. Theory Training is ONLY 7 days!!! (Monday – Sunday)
A person holding an NPL, PPL or CPL, can however complete the course in as little as 3 Days!!!


2. Practical Training


  • Navigation
  • Principles of Flight
  • Human Factors
  • Radio Telephony
  • Meteorology
  • Flight Performance & Planning
  • Operational Procedures
  • RPAS General
  • RPAS CARs & CATS 101 (Air Law)

Mock exams are given at the end of each subject. Thereafter a formal exam is written.

  • Our instructors will evaluate each person individually, and assist them personally where there are areas requiring improvement for competency.

More Information:

PRO-WINGS Training will assist and guide the students with the submission of their RPL applications to the SACAA.

The following ratings can be obtained, and you can obtain more than one rating:

  • Fixed Wing
  • Multi Rotor

No prior UAV qualifications are required to join the course.

Remote Pilot Licence Training