Getting your Private Pilot’s license is a terrific first step towards a rewarding career in aviation. Taking personal instruction from experts, getting hands-on experience behind the controls of an airplane, and making things official with a proper license shows that you are serious, willing to learn and, committed to your aviation dream!
At CHI Aerospace, we can help you achieve that dream. We give you the personalized guidance you need. With the advanced equipment and airplane technology available here at CHI, we are prepared to help you start your career in aviation. Whether you just want to fly with friends or fly F-22's in the Military, it all starts here!
PRIVATE PILOT REQUIREMENTS
There are several requirements you will need to satisfy before you can earn your Private Pilot’s certificate.
CHI Aerospace can help you achieve all of them and ensure you’re ready – and able – to take off and enjoy your time in the sky. Below are the requirements needed to complete the certificate.
You must be 16 years old for solo flights, and 17 to achieve the certificate (training can begin at a younger age, but we recommend not starting until at least 12)
You must complete a minimum of 40 hours of flight training
You must pass a FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test
You must have at least a 3rd Class Medical for solo flights
You must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
Be 17 Years Old
You must be 16 years old for solo flights, and 17 years old to achieve this certificate.
40 Hours of Flight Training
You must complete a minimum of 40 hours of flight training.
Hold a 3rd Class Medical
You must have at least a valid 3rd Class Medical Certificate for solo flights.
Read, Write, Speak, and Understand English
You must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Pass the FAA Knowledge Written Exam
You must pass the FAA Sport Pilot Knowledge Written Test.