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Are you thinking of taking up flying lessons?

You will be making a decision that will be thrilling, fun & life changing.

Watching the earth roll by from a few thousand feet above, is an experience like no other.

Whether you are a business person or a student looking to take to the skies, You have come to the right place!


Johannesburg Flying Academy (JFA) is owned and managed by father and son Roy and Marc Gregson, also known as “the Gregson Brothers” Protea flying team.

JFA is a SACAA and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) approved Flight training school, situated in the Johannesburg Helicopter General Flying area therefore no time is wasted flying to & from the GF or on the ground waiting for flight clearances. Your training at JFA starts as soon as you are airborne, resulting in our Students going solo & obtaining their licences in minimum time.


JFA offers high quality, professional training for National Pilot Licence (NPL/LSA or WCM) Private Pilot Licence (PPL),  in a relaxed and fun environment.

We have onsite a SACAA Approved Exam centre and offer all the necessary lectures.

The training at JFA starts as soon as you are airborne, resulting in our Students going solo and obtaining their licences in minimum time; which is a great money saver.

We also offer

  • Night and instrument ratings
  • Introductory flights
  • Basic Co-Pilot and passenger safety courses
  • Conversions
  • Renewals
  • Owner training
  • Hire and Fly
  • Hour building
  • Aircraft sales
  • Special requests such as Aerial Photography, team building etc. can be organised

All our courses are individually tailored to suit your needs.

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“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”

Leonardo da Vinci

Contact us to Experience the thrill of flight!