Frequently Asked Questions


F.A.Q.


What is a First Flight ?

The First Flight program is a way to introduce someone to learning to fly and experience the flight environment. This would be a person's first experience in this type of airplane.

What does a First Flight cost ?
 
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Are there any requirements for someone to participate in the First Flight Program?

You must be at least 17 years of age, had no previous flight experience and a desire to learn to fly!

How long does it take to become a private pilot?

The FAA regulations require 40 hours of flight training. The national average is 76 hours of flight training. Our applicants usually complete in 50-60 hours of flight training. This can be accomplished over a 30 day to 3 month period depending on your schedule.

Do I need ground school ?

Yes there are several ways of accomplishing this. There are a number of computer based training aids and home study curriculums available. Also one on one with an Instructor is an option.

I Is there a medical examination ?

Yes, an aviation medical exam is required from a designated FAA medical examiner. Call with any questions or concerns you may have.

Are there any tests ?

Yes there is a written exam that is multiple choice. Also there is a practical test taken in the aircraft with an FAA designated examiner.

What are the registration requirements ?

A valid US passport or US birth certificate are required by the TSA. If not a US citizen call or email us for details for registration.

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