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Private Pilot License

  • A minimum of 40 hours of flight time is required to become a private pilot, although most people have approximately 50-60 hours of flight time when they complete their training.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly, and a pilot’s license is the starting point for nearly all pilots.
  • There are about 25 to 30 flight lessons needed to get your Private Pilot Certificate.
  • Allows you to fly in fair to good weather, day or night, with passengers.
  • It does not allow you to fly in the clouds or for hire.

Instrument Rating

  • A minimum of 40 hours of flight time is required to become a private pilot, although most people have approximately 50-60 hours of flight time when they complete their training.
  • Instrument time is the time you spend flying the airplane while looking only at the instruments on the instrument panel.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • It takes a minimum of 40 hours of instrument time to obtain an instrument rating. 
  • Allows you to fly in the clouds and in lower weather conditions. This expands flying options and reduces the risk of getting stuck somewhere due to weather while out on a cross-country flight.
  • This rating refines your basic piloting skills, giving you more precision and confidence as a pilot.
  • The instrument rating is typically the next step following the Private Pilot Certificate.

Commercial Pilot Certificate

  • Must have a minimum of 250 hours total flight time, including 100 hours as pilot in command and 50 hours of cross-country flight time as pilot in command.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • Must have a minimum of 250 hours total flight time, including 100 hours as pilot in command and 50 hours of cross-country flight time as pilot in command.
  • This is the next step for pilots wishing to sharpen their piloting skills or wishing to become a professional pilot.

Multi-Engine Pilot Certificate

  • There are no minimum time requirements for the multi-engine land rating; however you will need an instructor endorsement for flight and ground training prior to taking the checkride.
  • There is no written exam, only an oral exam and practical checkride are required.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • There are no minimum time requirements for the multi-engine rating
  • The Multi-Engine Pilot Certificate is an add-on rating that allows you to fly an aircraft with more than one engine.
  • The multi-engine rating is also a necessary step for any professional pilot.
  • Training begins with a focus on the performance characteristics of a multi-engine aircraft, including special emphasis on performance and safety factors required to fly the aircraft with only one engine functioning.

Airline Transport Pilot Certificate

  • Must have a minimum of 1500 hours of total flight time and 500 hours of cross-country time.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • Must have a minimum of 1500 hours of total flight time and 500 hours of cross-country time.
  • The airline transport pilot (ATP) certificate is the highest level of aircraft pilot certificate. Those certified as airline transport pilots are authorized to act as pilot in command on scheduled air carriers’ aircraft.

Certified Flight Instructor

  • To become a flight instructor, you need to have a commercial pilot license and an instrument rating.
  • You need 25 hours of training time (at a minimum) to become a certified flight instructor, or CFI, on airplanes.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • A Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) is authorized to instruct students and pilots towards obtaining their Sport, Recreational, Private, Commercial Pilot and ATP certificates.
  • The training involves learning the Fundamentals of Instruction, refining your piloting skills from the right seat of the aircraft, and learning how to give ground and flight instruction.

Certified Instrument Flight Instructor

  • The various requirements necessary to prepare an instrument instructor candidate vary based on the individual’s level of experience.
  • The training involves refining your instrument and teaching skills from the right seat, and learning how to give ground, simulator and instrument flight instruction.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • A Certificated Instrument Flight Instructor (CFII) is authorized to instruct pilots towards their Instrument Rating.

Certified Multi-Engine Flight Instructor

  • You must have a Commercial (or ATP) Multiengine Certificate, current Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
  • The training involves refining your multi-engine and teaching skills from the right seat and learning how to give multi-engine ground and flight instruction.
  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • A Certificated Multi-Engine Flight Instructor (MEI) is authorized to instruct pilots towards their Private and Commercial Multi-Engine Certificates.

Complex Aircraft Endorsement

  • Training will consist of both classroom sessions on the ground as well as sessions in the aircraft.

  • All flights will be training flights with an instructor on board.

  • There is no minimum flight hour requirement set forth by the FAA to complete the transition training.

  • The duration of your training depends on how frequently you fly.
  • This endorsement permits you to pilot an aircraft with a constant-speed propeller and retractable landing gear.

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