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Earn your wings

with FLT academy


Have you always wanted to be a pilot? Make your dream of flying come true by earning a Private Pilot certificate with FLT Academy.

What You Can Do with a Private Pilot License

Once you’ve completed your flight training with FLT Academy and have earned your wings as a private pilot, you can:

  • Fly solo or with passengers
  • Fly day or night in VFR conditions

Your private pilot certificate never expires, as long as you complete one flight review every 24 months.

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Requirements for Earning a Private Pilot License

You must be at least 16 years old to fly an aircraft solo (a training requirement) and must be at least 17 to be officially licensed as a private pilot.  FLT Academy requires all students to be at least 17 years of age.. During your training with FLT Academy, your flight training will include:

  • Advanced maneuvers and cross-country flying
  • Pre solo practice and emergency procedures training
  • Solo (an experience you’ll never forget)
  • Solo cross-country flights
  • Instrument-reference and night flights
  • 150 nm. cross-country flight
  • Review for the FAA knowledge test
  • Review for the FAA check ride


50 Hours Flight Time

38.5-42 hours training with a flight instructor
5-6hours solo

36 Hours of Classroom Instruction

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $17,500 – $19,000

Includes everything a new pilot with no prior experience will need to succeed. For a complete list of what FLT Academy includes in our costs of training, reach out to a program advisor today! Time and cost will vary on a per-person basis.

Get in Touch with an Advisor Today.