The Private Pilot License – the first step towards Professional career.
If you want to fly for your own pleasure – this is definitely what you need!
Whether you dream to fly for fun, just to enjoy the pleasure of flight, or because you are starting your training towards a professional career, the Private Pilot Course (PPL) is your first step into the aviation world. No other course opens as many possibilities for your future than having a PPL(A) License: you can progress through a different types of planes and activities that will give you an entire new perspective to the world of aviation.
You can advance your training adding new class ratings, Night VFR rating or the Instrument Rating (IR) to allow you to fly in advanced planes or even in bad weather. And, at any time, you can transition from your PPL to a Professional career through the CPL Course or Modular ATPL Course, so it is an investment that may pay up for itself in the future!!!
If you choose the Private Pilot License PPL(A) course, you will gain all the necessary knowledge and skills needed for a safe and efficient flying under the VFR (Visual Flight Rules). PPL(A) will enable you to fly for your own pleasure and transportation, or even take family and friends on the trip or sightseeing flight as long as you do not get paid for doing it.
- The applicant for an LAPL(A) and PPL(A) shall hold a valid medical class 1 or class 2. Latest point to have the medical class 1 or class 2 is before the first solo flight.
- Applicants for an LAPL(A) and PPL(A) shall have finished their 17th birthday. Minimum age for the first solo flight is 16 years. Minimum age for beginning of the training is 16 years.
The course consists of theoretical and practical training.
Theoretical training consists of minimum 100 hours classroom lectures from nine subjects:
- Air Law and ATC Procedures
- Human Performance
- Aircraft General Knowledge
- Principles of Flight
- Operational Procedures
- Flight Performance and Planning
Minimum 45 hours flight training of which 10 hours must be solo which will include at least 5 hours of solo cross country flight time.
Training is conducted on single-engine aircrafts Cessna-150, Cessna-152 and Cessna-172N..
Practical training is mainly conducted from our airport in Bratina, Pisarovina.
Theoretical training: Exams on CCAA (Croatian Civil Aviation Agency).
Practical part: flight with examiner.
If you want to see how the training is conducted, you can make a reservation for Introductory Flight.