1.  The applicant should be 16 years or older.

2.  A valid Class 4 Medical certificate must be presented.

3.  The applicant should obtain a Radio licence issued by ICASA.

4.  The applicant should be a member of a registered Sport Balloon Club.

5.  Sixteen hours of dual training with a Class II or Class III instructor punctuated by regular progress flight checks with a Class I instructor.

6.  One of the above flights should be an afternoon flight.

7.  The trainee must complete at least two tethered flights.


8.  The trainee must be a Member of the Balloon and Airship Federation of South Africa (BAFSA).



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