Duration Fees Next intakes Location  
  3 Days $3,500 Any time* Parafield Airport, SA  

Want to gain even more BE55 experience, why not gain some ICUS time on one of Hartwig’s charter operations.

Not only a flight School

Hartwig Air isn’t just a flight school it also has its own charter division.

Hartwig Air charter has served private clients, large organisations and government bodies to meet their transport needs. Including serving the longest mail run in the world running between Port Augusta (SA) to Burnsville (QLD).

Program Structure

1.5 Hours Dual and 1 hour brief (currency check)

10 hours minimum ICUS time

ICUS availability is subject to the load of the aircraft.


To be admitted into this program. Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Multi engine class rating
  • Current multi engine class rating flight review
  • Have BE55 experience (This program won’t be training you to operate a BE55)
  • Instrument rating with multi engine
  • Current instrument proficiency check
  • Class 1 Medical
  • Airport Security Identification Card (ASIC)

What is ICUS?

ICUS or In Command Under Supervision is where you are the performing the duties and functions of a pilot in command under the supervision of a pilot in command authorised by the operator of the aircraft for that purpose.


ICUS is a great way to gain extra flight hours in your logbook and gain more exposure into charter operations that use that aircraft.


Tuition Fees

$3,500 (GST inc)
Includes 1.5 hours Dual, 1 Hour briefing, 10 hours ICUS and 1 night at Birdsville Hotel

Payable prior to start of training


In some situations, students who require training above the maximum allotted flight hours for their course may be charged for any additional flight hours to achieve the required competencies.

Aircraft Fee Price per hour (GST inc)
Instructor fees
Grade 1$137.50

Overfly isn’t applicable to the ICUS time