Question: How long will it take me to become a pilot?
Answer: This depends on how much time you invest into your flight training.
A Private Pilot license can be obtained in as little as a month, however the
average time is 3 to 4 months.
Question: How many hours of flying are required?
Answer: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires a minimum
of 40 flight hours under Part 61. The average flight time for completion is
50 to 55 flight hours.
Question: How long will it take before I can fly alone?
Answer: Student pilots are usually signed off for solo flight after
20 flight hours.
Question: What are the medical requirements?
Answer: You must obtain a medical certificate in order to solo an
aircraft. Medical doctors are designated by the Federal Aviation Administration
to perform these physicals. For a list of these doctors please call.
Question: How old do I have to be to fly?
Answer: By FAA regulations you must be 16 years old to solo an aircraft
and 17 years old to obtain a Private Pilot License. However, there is no age
restriction on flight training.
Question: Do I have to take any written exams?
Answer: All licenses and ratings will require passing a written exam.
Question: Do you offer ground school?
Answer: "Ground school can be done one on one with an
instructor, home study or through our Lee College
Question: How often should I fly?
Answer: We suggest that you fly at least 2 times a week. The
more you fly the faster and cheaper your flight training will be. If you are
not able to fly this often we will work with your schedule to ensure you receive
the most effective and efficient flight training.
Question: When is the best time to start?
Answer: Right away! Give us a call to schedule your Discovery
flight or next lesson. We are open every day of the week.
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