PPL (A) (Private Pilot License)

 

Aim Of the Course

Aims candidates to provide the theory and flight training of PPL (A) (Private Pilot License) Course. The successfull candidates hold PPL (A) License which is a license that permits the holder to act as the pilot-in-command of an aircraft privately (non-commercial).

Terms of Course Attendance

NECESSARY PAPERS

Please Click here for the details of necessary papers for enrolment.

MINIMUM AGE:

  • Being at least 18 years old

1.EDUCATION LEVEL:

  • Being graduated from at least from High Schools and their equivalents
  • Knowing English in advanced level
  • Knowing physics and math enough to follow the education

SANITARY CONDITIONS:

  • Taking bill of health which shows that the person has first class or second class sanitary conditions, from healthcare organizations licensed by SHGM.

OTHER CONDITIONS:

  • Having proper conduct sheet

TRAINING

2.1 Ground Lesson Training

  • Ground courses are given in Turkish and English
  • Ground courses are 5 weeks, 6 hours a day and totally 132 hours at least.
  • Additionally 18 hours of VFR radio-telephony course is given.
  • Being the first in Turkey; additional to ground course program we give theoretical ground lesson which lasts 3-6 hours and also 2 hours of practise training is given in G-1000 simulator for the purpose of preparation to our airplanes equipped with Garmin-1000
  • Ground Courses are divided into 10 subjects showed down below and pass mark is 75 (Out of 100)
PPL SUBJECTS

 

SUBJECT CODE

SUBJECT

SUBJECT CODE

SUBJECT

010

Air Law

060

Navigation

020

Aircraft General Knowledge

070

Operational Procedures

030

Flight Performance and Planning

080

Principles of Flight

040

Human Performance and Limitations

090

Communication

050

Meteorology

100

General Flight Safety

 


Pilot candidate who completes ground course and flight training successfully are subjected to written theoretical information exam under the supervision of Turkish Directorate of General Civil Aviation in order to gain license.

Ground Course Training Exam Details

  • Pilot candidate who gets 75 and more points from 120 questioned exam has the right to take flight talent exam.

1.2 Flight Training

  • Pilot candidate who fulfils ground courses take 45 hours flight training.
  • Flight training is divided as 40 hours on aircraft, 5 hours on Simulator.
  • Flight training is made 10 hours PIC (pilot-in-command) and the rest is dual (dual-control flight).
  • 45 hours of flight training is completed in 3 months in case of suitable meteorological conditions and full attendance of candidates to flight schedule.

Flight Talent Exam Details

Pilot candidate who takes passing grade from theoretical information exam takes the 1.30-hour flight talent exam.

Pilot candidate who also passes the flight talent exam gains right to take PPL (A) by completing at least 120-hour theoretical and 46,3-hour flight training approximately in 4 months.

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Experience and Crediting

10 percent of the first pilot flights are credited of the candidates who have micro light, ultra light, glider and helicopter license. However this crediting cannot be more than 10 hours.