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Flight Radio




1.5 Weeks

About the Course

The PPL Flight Radio night course is a perfect start for someone looking to begin their journey into the 6 PPL Theory Examinations.

Learn how to use your communication equipment, talk on the radio correctly, trouble shoot problems, transmit emergency messages.

This course is for:

  • Anyone who is looking for a refresher on radio equipment, and, radio phraseology and procedures.

  • Anyone seeking to apply for a Diploma in Aviation who will need exam credit in PPL Flight Radio.

  • Anyone seeking knowledge on how to use and talk on airband radio (drone pilots, ground crew etc.).

  • Anyone commencing their PPL journey and wants to start studying for their exams.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • With some revision sit and pass the CAANZ Flight Radiotelephony Examination; and

  • Be able to operate communication and emergency equipment correctly; and

  • Be able to use correct radio phraseology and procedures for all NZ operation both normal and emergency.

Course Dates:

Our next course dates are TBC

Course Location:

Clutha Lecture Room - 6 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka Airport, Wanaka, 9832

ZOOM: Available for this course.

Resources Required:

Waypoints Book No. 4 - Flight Radio (Available for purchase while stocks last)

Additional resources Provided:

Online course notes and progress quizzes via our online learning system; and

Mock exam; and

Study technique notes

Your Instructor

Hamish McGill

Hamish McGill

Hamish is our Chief Flying Instructor and brings a wealth of VFR and IFR knowledge for PPL, CPL, Instrument, Instructor, and Mountain Students.

"Flying and learning in Wanaka is a dream come true, it's an amazing place to teach the next generation of pilots and while it's challenging, I have no doubt that we produce some of the best pilots in New Zealand"

Hamish enjoys long walks on the beach, sunset instagrams, and cleaning planes after someone else makes them dirty!

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