Private Pilot certificate
A private Pilot Certificate is where your adventure in flying begins! Training to be a private pilot is a fun and challenging adventure. Whether you are training to be a commercial Pilot, use it for business, or to enjoy aviation as a hobby, this is where to start. You will learn how to fly starting from basic maneuvers, and progress at a pace that is comfortable for you until you reach the goals of solo flight and then your license. Once you have the license you can take your friends and family on your flights.
Here are the prerequisites needed before you begin your training.
- Be 16 years old to fly solo.
- Be 17 years old to receive your pilot certificate.
- Read, speak, and understand English.
- Hold at least a third-class medical certificate for private and recreational certificates. Sport pilots must hold at least a current and valid U.S. driver’s license.
Overview of the process
This is a written exam that test your knowledge of the requirements for becoming a Private Pilot. This can be completed at anytime prior to you registering for your Check Ride with an FAA examiner.
the exam consists of 60 questions and you have 2 Hours 30 minutes to complete.