Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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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