Private Pilot License (PPL) – Pilot Training
|Choice of Course||PPL – Private Pilot License|
|Course Description||A Private Pilot License (PPL), is a qualification that permits the holder to act as a hobby pilot of an aircraft and he cannot be paid for his/her work.|
|Course Duration||6 Months|
|Flying Hours||50 hours in Single Engine (20 hours solo flying included)|
|Training Aircraft||Cessna 172|
|Eligibility||A pass in Class 10 or Equivalent (No restriction on age)|
|Medical||Class 2 Medicals|
(Note: The student should be proficient in English)
|Total Flying||50Hrs (approx)|
|Solo Flying||20Hrs minimum|
Trainee student pilots pursuing Private Pilot License (PPL) will be preparing for DGCA Examinations in the following subjects in addition to the prescribed PPL syllabus.
Aerodrome search and rescue, rules & regulations, customs and health and knowledge of communication and navigational facilities.
Theoretical and practical navigation.
Basic knowledge of aviation, weather codes and plotting, elementary synoptic meteorology including simple interpretation of weather charts and meteorological procedures relating to aviation
Technical General (Aircraft and Engines)
General principles and elementary knowledge of design, construction, maintenance and operation of aircraft, engine and instruments, ancillary systems, emergency systems, installations and equipment, basic knowledge of fuel and lubricants, loading of aircraft, weight distribution and its effect on flight characteristics.
Specific Paper (Cessna-172)
Limitations, Aircraft Engines, Systems Weight & Balance Performance.