Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) (Aeroplanes) Flight - UK


Covers the 45 flight hours required to complete the PPL course. This course is delivered at our partner school at Biggin Hill Airport.

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Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone that wants to learn to fly a light aircraft, either for fun or as the first step to becoming a professional pilot.

What are the entry requirements?
To apply for the course you must be at least 17 years old and be able to read, write and orally communicate in the English language. We also recommend that you complete our PPL(A) Groundschool Course before you start the flying course, or a short way into it.

What qualification will be awarded?
At the end of the course, you will have a test with a CAA Flight Examiner. On passing this, you will receive a UK CAA Private Pilot’s Licence for Aeroplanes.

What does the course cover?
The course covers the 45 flight hours that are required to complete the PPL course.

What’s not included with this course?
Accommodation (although we are happy to arrange this if needed), food, equipment, test fees and extra flying hours over the 45 hours minimum.

What are my opportunities once the course is completed?
Once the course is completed, you can use it for recreation and add further ratings, such as a Night Rating or Multi-Engine Rating. Alternatively, you can build up your flying hours and proceed to the Commercial Pilot Licence and eventually become a professional pilot.

How long is the course?
The course can vary a lot in length, according to how many lessons you are able to do each week or month and according to the weather. Allow anything from 2 months to 12 months.

Where and how is the course delivered?
The course is delivered at our partner school at Biggin Hill Airport. Lessons are booked at your convenience.

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