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Private Pilot Instruction

Here is some important information:


A minimum of 40 flights hours must be logged. At least 20 hours are flight training from an authorized instructor and 10 hours of solo flight training. Keep in mind the average total hours of training to get your certification is between 55 to 65 hours.


You can start flight training at any age, however, you must be at least 17 years of age when you take your flight test.


You must be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

Next Steps in your Private Pilot Training:

Online Ground Instruction is your next step. We recommend GLEIM. An important way to succeed in flight training is to study and prepare at home before flying with a flight instructor.


Next you will prepare and schedule your FAA Knowledge Test. The test is made up of 60 multiple-choice questions. You need a score of 70% or higher to pass the test.

Present Identification to our flight school to submit your application for your Student Pilot Certificate.  You will need to present an acceptable form of photo identification, typically a Drivers’ License and an unexpired U.S. Passport or your Birth Certificate. Note: You must participate in the Flight Training Security Program and undergo a security threat assessment if you are a non-U.S. citizen.