Private Pilot Certificate

Private Pilot Certificate

Private Pilot is the cornerstone of flying yourself from Point A to Point B, and the starting point for those who intend to continue adding future ratings or pursue a career.

The first milestone, achieving your First SOLO involves learning basic operations and maneuvers around the local area.

Then it's on to learning how to fly cross-country to other airports, flying at night, and preparing for your checkride.

RequirementsPart 141Part 61
Total Min. Hours3540
Dual Hours2020
Solo Hours510
Cross-Country33
Night Hours33
Intrument Hours33
  • 35 Hours Total Time
  • 20 Hours Dual Instruction
  • 5 Hours Solo Time
  • One solo 100 nautical miles cross country flight with landings at a minimum of 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.Three 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.