Our course is designed to fulfill the FAA requirements for a private pilot certificate. The syllabus has a minimum 40 hours of flight training, consisting of 20 hours of dual instruction and 20 hours of solo flight. During this flight instruction, the student will receive the required training for solo flight, cross-country flights, controlled fields, night flights, and all specified maneuvers. Progress checks will be conducted throughout the training process.

The ground portion of each flight will consist of an explanation of all maneuvers to be conducted during the flight as well as a review of all materials needed. The sessions cover an introduction to the airplane and aerodynamics, aircraft systems, airports, communications and Air Traffic Control, weight & balance, meteorology, Federal Aviation Regulations, aeronautical charts, radio navigation, flight publications, the flight computer, medical factors of flight and cross country flight. The student will also be preparing for the FAA written exam.

Prior to solo, the student must:

– Be at least 16 years of age.

– Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language.

– Hold at least a third class medical.

To be eligible for a Private Pilot certificate, the student must:

– Be at least 17 years of age.

– Hold at least a third class medical and Student Pilot certificate.

– Demonstrate through written tests, flight tests, and appropriate records that he has the knowledge, skill and experience to exercise the privileges of a private pilot safely.

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