The aim of the PPL course is to teach the student to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules (VFR).
The privileges of the holder of a PPL is to act as Pilot In Command (PIC) or Co-Pilot of any plane engaged in non revenue flights.
The PPL course is a minimum of 45 hours flight training comprising:
35 hours with an instructor (dual)
10 hours supervised solo flight time (PIC)
Pre flight and post flight briefings
Ground school covering 9 subjects and culminating in 4 written exams set by the Irish Aviation Authority.
All training will be conducted in our modern, fully equipped fleet of Cessna 172’s and completed at Cork International Airport.
When the training is completed the student will undergo a flight test with an Irish Aviation Authority flight examiner.
An applicant for the PPL must be at least 16 years old to hold a Students Pilots Licence (SPL) and 17 years old to hold a Private Pilots Licence (PPL).
The applicant must also hold a Class 2 Medical.