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PPL (A) - Private pilot

PPL (A) is the basic license necessary to continue the career of a transport pilot. It entitles the holder to operate independently a single-engine piston airplane for which he has the appropriate type training.

This license is also intended for those who want to fly in their free time and flying is a hobby for them.

The essence of the training is to teach the student - the future pilot to the correct procedure and habits so that he will be able to perform a safe and efficient flight according to the visual flight rules (VFR).


Acquired 45 flight hours during training


Possibility to fly in EASA countries


Possibility to fly with up to 19 passengers

Minimal requirements


The age of the applicant must be at least 15 years at the time of the start of the training


The minimum age for obtaining a PPL (A) license is 17 years


Before the first solo flight, the applicant must hold a 2nd Class medical qualification


Upon commencement of the training, he must hold a radiotelephone operator's license

Theoretical teaching

The theoretical part of the training consists of 100 teaching hours.
50 hours are training before the start of the flight training itself and 50 hours are realized as part of ground training, which is part of the flight part of the training.
Theory is taught in our premises at the airport in Košice.
The result of the preparation is a theoretical examination at the Transport Office in Bratislava. Each client has their own E-learning account available for thorough preparation for the theoretical exam.

General knowledge of aircraft








Operating procedures


Basics of flight


Aircraft performance and flight planning


Human performance and limitations


Aviation law and ATC procedures

Practical teaching

The practical part of the training consists of 45 flight hours.
Before the first flight, a physical familiarization with the aircraft is carried out at one of our airports according to the manual for the given type of aircraft.
After proving knowledge of the aircraft manual, the student can start flying with the instructors according to the individual steps.
1. step
Basics of piloting technique
2. step
Emergency procedures training
3. step
First solo flights
4. step
Basic instrument flights
5. step
Piloting technique improvement
6. step
Navigation flights with an instructor
7. step
Solo navigation flights
8. step
Examination by the flight school
9. step
Examination by an inspector from the Transport Office
Obtaining a private pilot’s license

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