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Adult Flight Training

Flight Instruction

Our Certified Flight Instructors (CFI, CFII, MEI) provide the highest quality instruction to new pilots interested in obtaining their Private Pilot Licenses and to the licensed pilot interested in earning their instrument and commercial ratings.

 

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Private Pilot

Flying is enjoyable, functional and can be used for business or pleasure.  Is not as hard as you may think, especially when you are working with the right training school and flight instructor.  You can earn your Private Pilot Certificate on your own schedule and pace. But just to make sure, here are some of the requirements prescribed by the FAA that must be met:

• 40 Minimum of Flight Hours

• At least 16 years old to Solo

• At least 17 yeas old to receive a Private Pilot Certificate

Among other legal requirements that must be filled and submitted. Check out the FAA's website for more detailed information.

 

Instrument Rating

Minimum requirements prescribed by the FAA that must be met:

  • Hold at least a current private pilot certificate or be concurrently applying for a private pilot certificate with an airplane, helicopter, or powered-lift rating appropriate to the instrument rating sought.

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

  • At least 50 hours of cross-country flight time as pilot in command. At least 10 of these hours must be in airplanes for an instrument-airplane rating.

  • A total of 40 hours of actual or simulated instrument time on the areas of operation listed in 61.65(c).

  • At least 15 hours of instrument flight training from an authorized instructor in the aircraft category for the instrument rating sought.

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association AOPA can also be extremely helpful to get more information about the requirements.