Modular Courses

Private Pilot Course

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Our pilot license are issued by the FAA, an ICAO-accredited body and do not have expiration dates, could be converted to any other ICAO license of the same level and are of the highest standard

PPL Outline

 

ATTENTION: our PPL course is an modular flight training course designated for students with zero to low flight time and based on the minimum FAA requirements. For the fully-inclusive courses, please see our Integrated Courses section.

 

"What is a Private Pilot License according to ICAO definition?"

private pilot license (PPL) or a private pilot certificate, is a license that permits the holder to act as the pilot in command of an aircraft privately (not for pay). The requirements to obtain the license are determined by the International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), but the actual implementation varies widely from country to country. According to the ICAO, it is obtained by successfully completing a course with at least 40 hours of flight time, passing required written exams, completing an extensive solo cross country flight (minimum cumulative solo flight time is 10 hours), and successfully demonstrating flying skills to an examiner during a flight test or checkride (including an oral exam). In the US pilots can be trained under Title 14 of federal code part 141 which allows them to apply for their certificate in as little as 35 hours. However, most pilots require 40-50 hours of flight time to complete training. The minimum age for a private pilot certificate is 16 for balloons and gliders, and 17 for powered flight (airplanes, helicopters, and gyroplanes). Pilots can begin training at any age and can solo balloons and gliders at age 14, powered aircraft at age 16.

 

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Benefits

"What benefits will I enjoy once I get my PPL?"

PPL holders will enjoy a number of great benefits. Some of them are:

arrow Appropriate type and category aircraft rental
arrow Unrestricted distance cross-country flying
arrow International flying
arrow Transport of passengers (not for compensation or hire)
arrow Transport of cargo (not for compensation or hire)
arrow Flying at night (if night rating is held)
arrow Flying in instrument meteorological conditions (if IR is held)

 

You will also be able to enjoy these benefits internationally and be able to:

arrow Rent and utilize aircraft in any ICAO country
arrow Convert FAA PPL to any ICAO PPL either directly or after passing 1-2 theoretical exams
arrow Use PPL as basis for continuation of your aviation training
arrow Obtain civil or military cadetship grants in your country
arrow Add practical aeronautical knowledge to other related professional qualifications
  Obtain academic credits when persuing university/college degree in aviation or related discipline

 

 

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Duration

"How long will it take?"

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA We are projecting for every student to fly a minimum of 2 hours per day. Sometimes more. The actual course duration is on average:

arrow 2 months, where
  arrow 1 months of theoretical knowledge prep
  arrow 1 month of practical flight training

 

 

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Theoretical Course

"How many hours will I need to study, in order to get my PPL?"

The FAA regulations do not specify minimum required classroom time for candidates who want to obtain their private pilot license. So, it is up to a flight training facility and a student's personal flight instructor to determine the required study hours. At Aerocadet, we require our students to sit the following theoretical knowledge curriculum:

arrow 100 hours of theoretical knowledge prep, of which
  arrow 80 hours of theoretical study , of which
    arrow 25 hours of classroom lectures
    arrow 55 hours of self-guided study
    arrow 20 hours of one-to-one instructor lesson briefings

FULL PRACTICAL SYLLABUS

* All hours are estimated as average. ** Minimum FAA requirements.

 

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Practical Course

"How many hours will I need to fly, in order to qualify for PPL?"

The FAA regulations have certain minimum aeronautical experience requirements that are based on the flight time that an average person with good pilot abilities requires to become proficient in execution of PPL maneuvers necessary to obtain your private pilot license. Our course is based on these requirements and will, as a minimum, include:

arrow 40 hours of total flight time, of which
  arrow 20-30 hours of dual instruction, of which
    arrow 3 hours of cross-country flight training
    arrow 3 hours of night flight training, of which
      arrow 10 night takeoffs and landings
      arrow One cross-country flight of over 100 nautical miles total distance
      arrow 10 takeoffs and 10 landings to a full stop (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport
    arrow 3 hours of instrument flight training
    arrow 3 hours of if flight training in preparation for check-ride
  arrow 10-20 hours of solo flight, of which
    arrow   5 hours of solo cross-country time, of which
      arrow One solo cross country flight of 150 nautical miles total distance, with full-stop landings at three points, and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance of more than 50 nautical miles between the takeoff and landing locations.
      arrow 3 takeoffs and three landings to a full stop (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport with an operating control tower

FULL PRACTICAL SYLLABUS

* All hours are estimated as average. ** Minimum FAA requirements.

 

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Duration

"How long will it take?"

Raich Aerospace Group LLC Aviator DBA Sovrasco LLC Aerocadet DBA Global Air Ferry DBA We are projecting for every student to fly a minimum of 2 hours per day. Sometimes more. The actual course duration is on average:

arrow 2 months, where
  arrow 1 months of theoretical knowledge prep
  arrow 1 month of practical flight training

 

 

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Cost

"What will be the estimated cost for this flight training course?"

The cost of flight training in accordnace with the aforementioned syllabus is:

arrow $8,495 USD, which include:
  arrow Administrative expenses
  arrow Ground school
  arrow Flight training
  arrow Theoretical knowledge exam
  arrow Practical exam
  arrow C-152 aircraft rental and insurance
  arrow Flight instructor fees

 

* ALL PRICES ARE IN U.S. DOLLARS

** Optional training is offered in C-172 or PA-28.

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Requirements

"What do I need to have in order to enroll now?"

Our requirements for this course are basic:

arrow Be 17 years of age or older
arrow Ability to understand, speak and write English
arrow Secondary education (high school or higher)
arrow Ability to obtain FAA Class III medical (see requirements)
arrow Financial capacity to sustain the entire program cost


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