HOW IT WORKS - Signup, Payment & Training Procedures
STEP 1 - SIGN UP:
Sign up using the online form given on this page. We will send you some application forms and paperwork to fill & sign along with a list of required documents to process your application for membership of Karachi Gliding Club as well as Ultralight Sports Flying Club of Pakistan and issuance of your student pilot license from CAA Pakistan.
STEP 2 - GET MEDICAL FITNESS:
Visit the Aero Medical branch of your local CAA office to obtain at least a Class-II or Class-III medical fitness certificate and a police clearance / character certificate for local use from your town's police station. We'll guide you through this process step-by-step.
STEP 3 - PAY INITIALS:
Submit your initial payment of Rs. 75,000 to cover your membership fee + ground schooling & issuance of CAA approved syllabus + club promotional items such as cap / tee / flight badge / nametag e.t.c. Balance payment can be made either in full at the time of commencement of training program or in installments. We'll contact you to discuss your payment plan. Refer to bank details given at the end of this page.
STEP 4 - START TRAINING:
All our training programs are learn at your own pace programs and are conducted in Lahore and Karachi under the direct supervision of Ultralight Sports Flying Club (USFC) depending upon the availability of instructors. At least initial 5 hours of flying training should be conducted in one go in either Lahore or Karachi. Remaining flights can be completed at your own pace. Contact us to discuss & finalize your preferred schedule.
STEP 5 - GET SPL:
Upon finalizing your schedule, you can start your training program accordingly. You shall be given your Student Pilot License initially.
STEP 6 - GIVE FINAL CHECK:
Upon completing required flight hours respective to the training program you opted for, you'll be required to give a flight check to your instructor pilot and upon clearance of flight check, your case will be forwarded to CAA for issuance of your sports pilot license pursuant to your course with solo, passenger or instructor rating respectively.
STEP 7 - CONTINUE TO FLY:
Once you have earned your wings, you can decide to fly with us occasionally as a hobby, or you can also decide to purchase your own powered parachute. There are many powered parachutes internationally that cost between Rs. 1 to 3 million (cost of an automobile) and we shall provide you full assistance and discounts in purchasing and importing your own powered parachute if you require. You may also avail our Group2Fly program to pool in with some members to group buy your favorite powered parachute or ultralight/sports aircraft at dirt cheap prices. We're also working with some banks to allow leasing of such sports flying vehicles to further spread ultralight & sports flying in Pakistan.
|Club Membership Fee||Rs. 25,000|
|Ground Schooling + CAA Paperwork / Processing||Rs. 50,000|
|Above Two Amounts (Rs. 75,000) to be Paid Initially / Upfront|
|For Basic Powered Parachute Pilot License Course, 15 Hrs @ Rs. 15,000 per hr||Rs. 225,000|
|Total Training Cost for Basic Course||Rs. 300,000|
|For Novice Sports Pilot License Course, 25 Hrs @ Rs. 12,500 per hr||Rs. 312,500|
|Total Training Cost for Novice Course||Rs. 387,500|
|For Advance Sports Pilot License Course, 40 Hrs @ Rs. 10,000 per hr||Rs. 400,000|
|Total Training Cost for Advance Course||Rs. 475,000|
|Basic Course For PPL/CPL/ATPL Holders, 10 Hrs @ Rs. 10,000 per hr||Rs. 100,000|
|Total Training Cost for PPL/CPL/ATPL Holders||Rs. 175,000|
|Instructor Rating For PPL/CPL/ATPL Holders, 20 Hrs @ Rs. 10,000 per hr||Rs. 200,000|
|Total Training Cost for PPL/CPL/ATPL Holders||Rs. 275,000|
|Instructor Rating For CPL/ATPL Holders with Instructor Rating, 5 Hrs @ Rs. 10,000 per hr||Rs. 50,000|
|Total Training Cost for CPL/ATPL Holders with Instructor Rating||Rs. 150,000|
|Above Amounts to be Paid in Full or in Installments|
Habib Bank Ltd
Karachi Gliding Club
PECHS Commercial Area Branch, Karachi
Payments can be done via online bank transfer or cash deposit at any HBL branch in Pakistan. Once you've made your payment, please call 0313-2008969 or email [email protected]
to get payment confirmation. Thanks!