Get Your Private Pilot License 

What is a Private Pilot License?

The private pilot certificate, also called a Private Pilot License, is the FAA license that allows you to legally fly airplanes.

Is a Private Pilot License Worth it?

If you've always dreamed of flying then absolutely it is! With a PPL you can fly small aircraft with friends and family anywhere you want to go.

What are the Requirements to Get a Private Pilot License?

Be 17 years old or older.

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

You must hold a student pilot certificate available from the FAA, or a sport pilot certificate.

Have your Airman Medical Certificate.

How Long Does it Take to Get Your Private Pilot License?

The timeframe it takes on average to get your private pilots license is

4-6 months.

How to Get a Private Pilot License

Ground School

Flight Training

The first part of training is commonly called ground school. This is where you get the book knowledge.

Fly one-on-one with a certified flight instructor.

What Tests do you have to Pass to get your Private Pilot License?

Written Exams

The first exam you must pass is commonly called the written exam, but is referred to by the FAA as the “aeronautical knowledge exam.”

Practical Exam or Checkride

Once your flight instructor finds you ready, they will call an examiner for an actual flight exam in the air.