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Commercial Pilot Licence - CPL

The Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) is your ticket to a career in the aviation industry. In this course, your previously learnt skills will be consolidated and improved upon to ensure that you have the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to succeed in your career.

CPL training is conducted on more advanced training aircraft, and you can choose to complete yours on our Multi-Engine PA44-180 Piper Seminole (must hold PPL(A)) or our Single-Engine PA28RT Piper Arrow.


Why choose Sydney Flight Training for my CPL training?

Depth of experience and quality of training are the keys to standing out as the ‘candidate to be hired.’ Our experienced and friendly team of instructors will guide you to becoming a true professional. We pride ourselves on our teams diverse skill sets, and our approach to the safety and education of our students.


The SFT team are dedicated to helping our students succeed. We will invest the time in you needed to ensure that you complete your course as a fully proficient pilot.

For more detailed information including costs and requirements, download the Sydney Flight Training CPL Brochure.

Course Outline

This outline assumes that a good PPL standard has previously been achieved and the necessecary command hours have been acquired.


  • 36.3 dual hours including 20.5 cross country and 7.8 instrument hours.

  • 10.5 solo hours including 9 cross country hours.

  • 7 CASA CPL(A) Theory Exams.

  • Theory Briefings.

  • Pre-Flight Briefings.

  • CPL(A) Flight Test.

For CASA information on the CPL Licence, head to the CASA website.

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