Flight Training

Sport Pilot's Certificate
Will Require:
  1. NO Airman Medical exam if the pilot has a U.S. drivers license.
  2. At least 17 years old
  3. 15 hours of dual instruction with a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).
  4. 5 hours of solo flight time.
  5. Pass a Sport Pilot's written test.
  6. Obtain an endorsement from a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).
Priviledges:
  1. Fly during the day whenever you like by your self and/or with one passenger.
  2. Fly no higher than 2,000 feet above the ground.
  3. Fly only in airspace NOT controlled by Air Traffic Control.
  4. Fly only when visibility is 3 miles or greater and the ground is always visible.
  5. Your single engine airplane cannot exceed a maximum speed of 87 knots calibrated (Vh) or 100 mph at maximum power.
  6. Also, during your flight you will abide by all Federal Aviation Administration regulations and limitations.
Private Pilot's Licence
Will Require:
  1. At least a 3rd Class Airman Medical exam.
  2. A minimum of 20 hours of dual instruction with a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).
  3. A minimum of 20 hours of solo flight by yourself. (note: total flight hours = 40)
  4. Pass a Private Pilot's License written test.
  5. Take a Check ride with an FAA Designee.
Priviledges:
  1. Fly whenever you like by your self and/or as many passengers that your airplane will legally hold.
  2. No limitation regarding to the size or weight, other than airplanes heavier than 12,000 lbs. will require a type rating.
  3. During your flight you will maintain at least 3 miles visibility and the cloud layer no lower than 1,000 feet.
  4. Your airplane must be a single engine airplane unless you have a Multi-Engine rating.
  5. Also, during your flight you will abide by all Federal Aviation Administration regulations and limitations.

Typical Control Towered Airport (take-off and landing)