Self-fly

We offer self-fly aircraft for qualified pilots who wish to fly themselves and their friends to different locations in East Africa.

Our aeroplanes:

  • Cessna 206
  • Cessna 182
  • Cessna 172

Validations for hire/self-fly

To obtain the validation:

  • You need to be current on the type of aircraft you want to fly.
  • Insurance premium requirements on Cessna 172:
    • 100 hrs minimum
    • 20 hrs minimum cross-country
    • 10 hrs on type within the past 12 months
  • Insurance premium requirements on Cessna 182:
    • 150 hrs minimum
    • 50 hrs as pilot in command
    • 10 hrs on type within the past 12 months
  • Insurance premium requirements on Cessna 206:
    • 250 hrs minimum
    • 50 hrs as pilot in command
    • 10 hrs on type within the past 12 months
  • Check out to be carried out by a Kenyan Commercial pilot rated on type.
  • 5 hrs in the last 12 months required by Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (K.C.A.A.) for PPL and 5 hrs in 6 months for CPL.
  • Validation obtainable at the K.C.A.A.

Rates

Check out (validation)/self fly

  • Cessna 172 – US$235.00 per hr
  • Cessna 182 – US$335.00 per hr
  • Cessna 206 – US$390.00 per hr
  • Add US$50 per hr pilot charges for check-out flights.
  • Minimum flying hrs to pay per day are 1.5 hrs.
  • Please note that prices are subject to change due to fuel cost adjustments.

Other additional charges

  • Landing fees (per landing)
    • Cessna 172 – US$10.00
    • Cessna 182 – US$10.00
    • Cessna 206 – US$20.00
  • Navigational Charges – US$17.00 per flight
  • Departure tax – US$5.00 per person

Foreign pilots

Bring your:

  • Original License
  • Original Logbook
  • Original Medical Certificate

Conditions for use of aircraft

5Y-BUU

Cessna FRA172 (3 passenger seats)

Use: Self-fly

Minimum hrs required for self-fly:-

  • Private pilot’s license 100 hrs minimum.
  • Minimum 20 hrs cross-country pilot in command + 10 hrs on type.
  • Must have 10 hours solo cross country on Cessna 150 before consideration.

All check outs to be carried out by named check out pilots. All destinations and airfields to be approved by Pegasus Flyers prior to departure.

5Y-ATS

Cessna 182 (3 passenger seats)

Use: Charter and self-fly

Pilots for charter operation – Commercial licensed pilots

Pilots for self-fly – Private pilots license 150 hrs minimum

  • 50 hrs pilot in command
  • 10 hrs on type
  • Must have 50 hours on Cessna FRA172 before consideration.

All check outs to be carried out by named check out pilots. All destinations and airfields to be approved by African Sky Charters prior to departure.

5Y-AHZ

Cessna U206 (5 passenger seats)

Use: Charter and self-fly

Pilots for charter operation – Commercial licensed pilots

Pilots for self-fly – Private licensed pilots 250 hrs minimum

  • 150 hrs pilot in command
  • 10 hrs on type
  • Must have 50 hours on Cessna 182 before consideration.

All check outs to be carried out by named check out pilots. All destinations and airfields to be approved by African Sky Charters prior to departure.

Any deviation from these conditions would only be done with prior consultations and may only be considered under special circumstances for a specific pilot.

Additional information