If you are dreaming of flying for your own pleasure or taking your family and friends on a fascinating trip, a Private Pilot Licence is what you need. After acquiring a PPL(A) licence you will be able to fly a single-engine aircraft under Visual Flight Rules (VFR). Moreover, this licence might be the first step towards a professional pilot‘s career.
The training for PPL(A) contains theoretical and practical flight instruction. The course can be started anytime and the dates for flying can be set individually after your schedule.
Theory training for PPL contains the following subjects:
– Aircraft performance and Flightplanning
– Human performance
– Operational Procedures
– Aerodynamics / Principles of Flight
– Radio Communication
The training will be held via a distance learning course (in english) or as a classroom course. In this case a minimum of 100h training are required to complete the course. We are planning to host the classroom course also as Webinar, so you can attend from home. A written theoretical exam in all subjects is required to obtain the PPL(A).
Flight training will be held at one of our training bases. For PPL a minimum of 45h flight training is required. This time will be splitted in following minimum requirements:
– 25h flight time with instructor
– 10h solo flight time
– 5h solo cross country flight with at least a 300km distance flight
Beside the theoretical examination you will have to demonstrate your skills to a examiner of the aviation authority to obtain your licence.
With the licence in your hands…
After the issue of the licence you are allowed to fly Single Piston Engine (SEP) aircraft like most of the Cessna’s and Piper’s. With the PPL you can fly aircraft up to 5 passengers and 5700kg maximum weight.
The licence is ICAO confirmal, so it also can be validated and converted to foreign licences worldwide, e.g. if you like to fly somewhere in your holiday. It’s also the basic licence and the first step to obtain a commercial licence or instrument rating.
A certain amount of flying is necessary to keep your licence current and stay in training, our school aircraft will be also available for rent to you once you have received your licence!
Let us know if you have any questions! We are also free for a personal meeting or a video chat to find the right solution for your way to become a pilot.