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FAA Requirements for Private Pilot License
You must be at least 16 years old to fly solo (in a glider or balloon) and at least 17 years old to receive your private pilot license. You must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
Hold a U.S. student pilot certificate, sport pilot license, or recreational pilot license.
Get a medical certificate from an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) designated by the FAA.
You must get a minimum of 40 hours of flight training which must include at least:
Do not invest in your private pilot license until you join a flying club. The most convenient way to get your flight time is enroll in flight school or join a flying club.
Pass the written exam with a score of 70% or better
Complete a check ride with an FAA-certified examiner who will accompany you on the flight.
Rental Aircraft: Piper Tomahawk
Your Private Pilots License for as little as
*This number is an estimate and does not include the cost of a flight physical, a written test or practical test. Our estimate includes only the cost of the bare minimum number of hours required by the FAA to obtain a private pilot certificate. To get these rates, one must join The Arrow Club.
9% discount is offered for each $500 prepaid block of instruction of aircraft rental.
Block discount can only be used for instructor time and aircraft rental, not textbooks or tests.