How to Get a Private Pilot License

A private pilot certificate is the FAA license that allows you to fly airplanes. 

Requirements to Become a Private Pilot?

To become a pilot you must: - Be at least 17 years old - Read, speak, write, and understand english - Pass FAA written exam - Achieve minimum of 40 flight hours

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GROUND SCHOOL

This is where you get the necessary book knowledge and learn all the basics of aviation.

FLIGHT TRAINING

This is where you get in the plane with an instructor and learn to fly. When your flight instructor feels you're ready you'll fly solo.

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PASS YOUR EXAMS

There are three exams you must pass; the written exam, practical exam, and the check ride with an FAA examiner.

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