Private Pilot Licence

Private Pilot License is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot of an aircraft or helicopter for non-commercial flights, i.e. not for remuneration. PPL is the most common type of license in General Aviation.

For future professional pilots, the Private Pilot License is also the first step in the aviation career.

Privileges of Private Pilot Licence

The holder of a PPL may act, but not for remuneration, as pilot-in-command or Co-Pilot of any aircraft engaged in non-revenue flights for which his License is endorsed.

Before exercising the privileges at night, the License holder shall have a Night Rating.

Before carrying passenger, the Licence holder shall have a Passenger Rating.


Flying Experience

Integrated Course

Flight training course of PPL shall comprise of 40 hours. Duration of the course is 8 months, starting from the issue of SPL.

Modular Course

Flight training of PPL shall comprise of 50 hours. There is no time limit for this course; however the student pilot must have flown 10 hours in the 3 months preceding the issue of PPL.

Theoretical Knowledge

The Student Pilots, while undergoing the training for the issue of PPL has to prepare for 7 PCAA exams. Student shall undergo ground training in the following subjects: