PPL Course


The Private Pilot License is the first step in the aviation career.
The privileges of the holder of a PPL(A) are to act without remuniration as PIC or co-pilot on aeroplanes or TMGs engaged in non-commercial operations.

- A student pilot for a PPL(A) shall be at least 16 years of age before his/her first solo flight.
- Applicants for a PPL(A) shall be at least 17 years of age.
- Applicants for, and holders of a PPL(A), shall hold at least a Class 2 medical certificate.
- The student pilot for a PPL(A) shall obtain an appropriate medical certificate at least before his/her first solo flight;
- Sufficient level of knowledge of Mathematics and Physics.

Total instruction time given is 100 hours minimum.

- Air Law;
- Aircraft General Knowledge;
- Flight Performance and Planning;
- Human Performance and Limitations;
- Meteorology;
- Navigation;
- Operational Procedures;
- Principles of Flight;
- Communications.

Applicants shall have completed at least 45 hours of flight instructions in aeroplanes, including at least:
- 25 hours of dual flight instructions; and
- 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least 5 hours of solo cross-country flight time with at least 1 cross-country flight of at least 270 km (150 NM), with full stop landings at 2 aerodromes different from the aerodrome of departure.

The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at the CAA office in the form of written tests. Tests consist of nine subjects (Meteorology, Navigation, Communications, Aircraft General Knowledge, Principles of flight, Air Law, Flight performance and planning, Human Performance and limitations, Operational procedures).
A pass in a subject is awarded to an applicant achieving at least 75% of the marks allocated to that subject. Theoretical examination for the PPL(A) must be successfully passed at the CAA within a period of 12 months from date of completion the ground training in the ATO.

The practical skill exam is performed in flight with the authorized CAA examiner and can be taken after successful completion of the written tests at the CAA authority. The applicant must demonstrate the ability to:
- operate the airplane within its limitations;
- complete all maneuvers as smooth and as accurate as possible;
- exercise good judgment and airmanship;
- apply aeronautical knowledge;
- maintain control of the airplane at all times.

The PPL(A) can be obtained in a минимум range period starting from a 3 months depending on the trainees time availability for both theoretical and practical training.