PPL(A) is the first step in a typical flight training. It builds the basic intuitions, knowledge and skills toward becoming a pilot. During PPL training you will learn how to feel the aircraft and the surrounding factors. You will also learn how to land an aircraft solo along with how to plan and navigate cross country flights. After successful course completion you will be able to control an aircraft by yourself.
PPL(A) is the first step towards such different objectives such as becoming a recreational pilot or commanding huge commercial jets for an airline company.
The PPL(A) theory consists of minimum 100 hours of training. It can be conducted via classroom training or partially distance learning. A PPL(A) candidate ought to finish the theory course and successfully pass the PPL(A) theory exams in order to apply for the license. Exams are on the following 9 subjects:;
- 010 – Aviation Law
- 020 – Aircraft General Knowledge
- 030 – Flight Performance and Planning
- 040 – Human Performance and Limitations
- 050 – Meteorology
- 060 – Navigation
- 070 – Operational Procedures
- 080 – Principles of Flight
- 090 – Communications