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Private Pilot License
in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

For many people, the dream of being a pilot represents the ultimate freedom and adventure. It's a career/hobby that allows individuals to see the world from a different perspective, and to experience the thrill of flying. Pilots have the opportunity to travel to new places, meet new people, and overcome new challenges every day. For those who have a passion for aviation, becoming a pilot is more than just a job/hobby, it's a way of life.

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Private Pilot Certificate Requirements

Aeronautical Experience Required

  • 40 hours total flight time which includes:

  • 20 hours dual instruction

  • 10 hours solo flight time

    • 5 hours solo cross-country

      • 1 flight of 150 NM w/full stop landings at  3 points and one straight-line of 50 NM or more

  • 3 hours night dual

    • 10 takeoffs and landings

    • 1 cross-country over 100 NM

  • 3 hours of instrument training

  • 3 hours of dual instruction w/in 60 days of practical test


Other Requirements

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

  • Obtain a third-class medical certificate and student pilot certificate

  • Pass the Private Pilot knowledge test.

  • Successfully complete the training program

  • Pass a practical test by an FAA pilot examiner.

  • Be at least 17 years of age before training is complete

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