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What is required for a private pilot license?


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October 13, 2008 11:46PM

You must pass the FAA Airman Knowledge exam and after a minimum of 35 hours of flight training you must pass the practical flight check. The average person needs between 55 and 70 hours of flight training to master the skills needed to pass. The best way to find out more is to visit your local general aviation airport and see the local flight school. You should also visit for more info. They had a program that bought you your first flight at the controls for $50.00. Good luck

You must also pass a Third Class Flight Physical. Most people can do this--it's not all that rigorous.