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Completion of the Private Pilot Certification is an initial certification that will allow a pilot to fly
passengers without an instructor onboard. It will not allow the pilot to fly for compensation.

Eligibility Requirements

- Minimum 17 years of age prior to course completion.
- Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
- Hold a valid 3rd Class FAA medical certificate.
- Hold a FAA Student Pilot Certificate prior to Solo Flight.

Certification Requirements


- 40 hours of flight time

- 20 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor

- 3 hours of dual cross-country flight training

- 3 hours of dual night flight training

- 10 hours of solo flight time

- 35 hours of Ground Instruction

- Pass the FAA Knowledge Test

- Pass the FAA Practical Exam

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