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Get Your Private Pilot Liecense in Less than a month at Essence Flight Academy
PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE PRIVILEGES
ADVANTAGES OF HAVING A PRIVATE PILOT CERTIFICATE
The Private Pilot Certificate is where we all start our aviation journey. By earning a private pilot license, you can legally fly an aircraft. While people may seek the license for hobby or sport reasons, a private pilot certificate is the first major milestone on the road to becoming an airline pilot. Becoming a pilot is one of the most rewarding and thrilling skills. We equip you with all the necessary tools and training to be a safe and proficient private pilot. Our Van Nuys Airport location will give you the perfect platform to learn how to navigate in today’s flying environment. Once you have your Private Pilot license you get access to our fleet of more than 25 aircraft to fly with your friends and family, whether you want to fly by yourself over Los Angeles and back or take your friend to Las Vegas for the weekend, you will have the skills and access the aircraft to do so.
PRIVATE PILOT COURSE REQUIREMENTS
WAHT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED
Be a U.S. citizen or comply with TSA requirements
16 years of age to solo
17 years of age for Private Pilot License
Must have an FAA 3rd class medical
Must be proficient in the English language
Set up a consolation with one of our office managers.
Choose whether to do the ground school portion of training on a one-on-one basis with an instructor or to use an online training course..
Choose the type of training aircraft to use for your flight training .
Enroll in the Private Pilot course .
PRIVATE PILOT COURSE LEIGHT
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO FINISH THE PRIVATE PILOT COURSE?
Private Pilot License is the first license most people seek in their aviation journeys. At Essence Flight Academy the private pilot license takes on average about three months complete. There are 35 lessons according to our FAA-approved syllabus. Each lesson is about 3 hours, and our recommendation is to do about 2 to 4 sessions per week for the best results.
Accelerate Private Pilot Course: However, we also offer accelerated Private Pilot programs. We can schedule 2 or 3 lessons per day to finish the program is 21 days. We accomplish this by assigning a dedicated aircraft and a dedicated flight instructor to you individually to fly as much as 6 hours a day to finish the course in the shortest time possible.
Why Essence Flight?
Why are we the best?
PRIVATE PILOT TIMELINE
WHAT OT EXPECT
PRE SOLO PRIVATE TRAINING
This phase is the most demanding and at the same time the more enjoyable on your aviation journey. During the pre-solo phase you will be learning how airplanes fly and how to control them in different scenarios as your are b being professionally guided by your flight instructor. You will learnt total-off and land and perform the pilot in command duties.
You did it. You have satisfactorily proved to your flight instructor that you can fly the airplane by yourself. You will be taking off and landing three times for the first time as pilot in command, the only occupant onboard, and the sole manipulator of the controls of the airplane. This phase will allow you to build up your confidence and exercise your aeronautical judgment and decision-making process.
Now you will continue flying by yourself in the vicinity of the airport, training your navigation skills and following cross-county procedures to allow you to fly to any destination. You will learn to use the available nervation aids and learn deal with any positions passengers you might be taking flying with you.
Once you have received the required flight training, you are eligible for the FAA Practical Exam, also known as a Checkride. The exam must be administered by a designated FAA examiner and consists of an oral and flight exam. If you are successful with the oral exam, the examiner will administer the flight exam. Upon the successful completion of both, the examiner will help you fill out your FAA paperwork and you will receive a temporary private pilot certificate to use until you receive your official FAA certificate.
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