Private Pilot License
Flight Training, min requirements
Solo takeoff & landings 5 hr
Student pilot need to perform total of up to 5 hours of solo T/P (traffic pattern)
two cross country flights 5 hr
Student will perform two cross country flights. Takeoff at a home base airport flight to a destination airport of at least 50 nautical miles and back. The total time of those two flights must be not less then 5 hours.
basic instruments 3 hr
Student pilot need to receive and log at least 3 hours of instrument training (flight training using instruments only without using ground as a reference)
10 takeoff & landings at night 1 hr
Student will receive and log 10 takeoff and landings at night to a full stop. In average takes around 1.5 hours. The total of night training of at least 3 hours including 10 T/L and night cross country.
night cross country 2 hr
Student will receive and log one night cross country with a flight instructor. In average takes around 2 hours. The total of night training of at least 3 hours including 10 T/L and night cross country.
preparation for check-ride 3 hr
Student pilot will receive and log at least 3 hours of preparation for check-ride training.
Total logged flight hours 40 hr
Student pilot must have at least 40 hours of total flight time logged in to his logbook prior submitting request for a check-ride
Preperation to Knowledge test
The Knowledge test is known as well as a written test, its a test that the student pilot will take over a computer at an FAA designated facility, average cost $165. Contact Pilot in Training support team to help you to find the closest facility to your home.
Ground program 25 hr
The FAA require the pilot student to get familiar with the airplane aerodynamics, systems and regulations. 25 hours is not a requirement but an average recommended by Pilot in Training and aviation industry. Contact Pilot in Training sales team to get the best program that will work for you.
Prep for Oral exam 5 hr
The final exam for the PPL consist of two parts the Oral and the Practical test. In this exam the DPE (designated pilot examiner) will ask you questions aviation related. Pilot in Training designed a unique training material that will guaranty you a success in the Oral exam.
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Frequently asked questions
As minimum as 2 months to a one year and it all directly depends on student pilot’s schedule and availability.
We would highly recommend to start from a Discovery Flight/Introduction Flight to make sure that this is what you really looking for and see how it feels.
But the best action will be to reach out to our team of exports to schedule a free consultation and build a unique training program that will fit your schedule and availability.
Private Pilot License training begins from $8,800.
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Yes, the minimum age for a first solo is 16 and the minimum age to obtain Private Pilot License is 17.
Reach out to our team of exports to ask about Pilot in Training Cadet Program (special program for people under the age of 16).
Pilot in Training Flight Academy unique ground program will prepare you to the FAA written/knowledge test and will review and cover the required subjects by the FAA, this program will introduce you to the theoretical part of aviation.
Upon completion you will receive an endorsement from your instructor that state that you completed to ground school and you are ready for your final exams.