Kenya School of Flying

Introduction
KFS

Kenya School of Flying is a professional flight training school based in Kenya. Our main campus is situated at Wilson Airport in Nairobi, other flight bases are at Malindi, Orly Airpark and Ukunda airstrip. We provide personalized training and students have full access to our simulator and aircraft for practical. Students are assured of graduating with excellent flying skills for their goals of flying in any airline.

KFS

Our Equipment and Facilities

Full Motion Flight Simulator

The Kenya School of Flying is the first aviation school in Africa to acquire the state of art Redbird FMX twin-engine, full motion and full vision simulator.

It allows students to gain valuable training and experience at less than half the cost of the equivalent training in a twin-engine aircraft.

KFS

Training Fleet

The Kenya School of Flying has a dedicated fleet of 21 training aircraft and growing, the largest in Kenya.

Accommodation, Meals and Transportation

We offer accommodation at our 3 sites outside Nairobi, for students at our Nairobi site we provide advice on the best places to find local accommodation.

Residential self-contained bandas/cottages are available at the Orly and Ukunda campuses, and a hostel in Malindi for both national and international students. Meals are served, and local transport is arranged as needed.

Pilot Shop

A variety of items needed for flight training are available at the shop, including:

  • All textbooks required for PPL/CPL
  • Pilot uniform items (shirts, trousers, epaulettes, t-shirts, polo shirts, “wings”)
  • Some novelty items
  • Knee Boards
  • Maps (Route, Sectional)
  • Pilot Operating Handbooks for C150/172/208 and PA28/34
  • Headsets (Sennheiser)
  • GPS (Garmin Aera 500)
  • Log Books
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

Commercial Pilot's License (CPL)

Campus Full time 8 - 12 months July 2017 Kenya Nairobi

This course takes eight to twelve months, and involves: [+]

This course takes eight to twelve months, and involves: A further 155 flying hours CPL ground school Fee Structure Phase 2: CPL (Approx. 8 - 12 Months) Minimum charges Item Cost (Ksh) Flying 155 hours above the 45 PPL hours @ Ksh 14,360 - 2,225,800 3 hours for the General Flight Test (GFT) @ Ksh 14,360 - 43,080 CPL Ground School 60,000 Stationery, Equipment and Uniform 35,000 Approximate Minimum Cost 2,363,880 Scheduled flight training courses commence quarterly, in January, April, July and October. Special intakes may be offered on request. We offer training to local and international students, and can offer accommodation at our Orly, Ukunda and Malindi stations. Students in Nairobi normally find their own accommodation, but we are able to recommend a number of hostels close to Wilson Airport. The fee structures given above indicate the approximate minimum cost of each course. Rates are liable to change at very short notice due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates and the price of fuel. All courses are available for both Kenyan residents and students from overseas. [-]

Initial Multi Engine/Instrument Rating (M/IR)

Campus Full time 6 weeks July 2017 Kenya Nairobi

This course takes six weeks. KCAA regulation 67 Part II requires 45 hours initial instrument hours broken into: [+]

Scheduled flight training courses commence quarterly, in January, April, July and October. Special intakes may be offered on request. We offer training to local and international students, and can offer accommodation at our Orly, Ukunda and Malindi stations. Students in Nairobi normally find their own accommodation, but we are able to recommend a number of hostels close to Wilson Airport. The fee structures given below indicate the approximate minimum cost of each course. Rates are liable to change at very short notice due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates and the price of fuel. All courses are available for both Kenyan residents and students from overseas. This course takes six weeks. KCAA regulation 67 Part II requires 45 hours initial instrument hours broken into: 20 hours on approved simulator 25 hours on Twin Seneca PA34 Fee Structure Phase 3: Multi/Ratings (Approx. 2 Months) Minimum Charges Item Cost (Ksh) 20 hours approved simulator @ Ksh 6,500 per hour - 130,000 25 hours on Twin Seneca PA34 @ Ksh 42,780 per hour - 1,069,500 3 hours for the General Flight Test (GFT) @ Ksh 42,780 - 128,340 Approximate Minimum Cost - 1,327,840 [-]

Private Pilot's License (PPL)

Campus Full time 4 - 6 months July 2017 Kenya Nairobi

This course takes four to six months. [+]

This course takes four to six months, and involves: 45 flying hours and revision General flight test Ground school instruction course Morse code tutorial Students will be assessed by a KCAA GFT examiner. Scheduled flight training courses commence quarterly, in January, April, July and October. Special intakes may be offered on request. We offer training to local and international students, and can offer accommodation at our Orly, Ukunda and Malindi stations. Students in Nairobi normally find their own accommodation, but we are able to recommend a number of hostels close to Wilson Airport. Fee Structure Phase 1: PPL (Approx. 4 - 6 Months) Minimum Charges Item Cost (Ksh) Flying hours and Revision: 45 hours @ Ksh 14,360 - 646,200 Ground School Instruction Course 45,000 Stationery, Equipment and Uniform 101,600 First Aid Course by St. John Ambulance 9,500 KCAA Air Navigation Service Charges 15,000 Approximate Minimum Cost 817,300 [-]