What skills are trained as part of a PPL?
In case of a PPL training (Private Pilot Licence) you will be trained to become a pilot who is allowed to only execute private flights on single engine airplanes, as a commander in accordance with VFR (Visual Flight Rules).
As a commander you are licensed to fly private single engine airplanes and their passengers. Commercial flights (against payment) are not allowed. As an owner of a PPL license the pilot is allowed to request the passengers for a reimbursement of their expenses made for the flight.
- Principles of Flight & Aircraft General Knowledge
- Flight Performance & Planning
- Air Law & Operational Procedures
- Human Performance and Limitations
- RT : Radio / Telefonie + LPE Language Proficiency Exam)
One should fly a minimum of 45 hours to gain experience prior to participating in an PPL exam. Of these 45 hours it is required to have flown a minimum of 10 hours solo and to have flown over land for a minimum of 150 KM in a single flight.
- MEP: Should you wish to fly a multiple engine airplane, you are required to obtain an MEP rating (Multi Engine Piston).
- IR: Should you wish to fly on instruments, in accordance with IFR (Instrument Flight Rules), you are required to obtain an Instrument Rating (IR).
- EIR: Should you wish to fly on instruments in the en-route section of the flight. So the departure and landing must be effected in VFR.
- CB-IR: Same as IR. However, the training applies a different route. Please check CB-IR in the menu as well.
- Night Rating: In case of a Night Rating one is allowed to fly at night in accordance with VFR (Visual Flight Rules).
- FI: As a Flight Instructor you are licensed to train pupils who intend to join the PPL training.