The EASA PPL(A) course consists of 45 hours of flight instruction, comprising:
- 35 hours dual instruction
- 10 hours supervised solo flight time, including 5 hours of solo cross-country – flight time with at least 1 cross-country flight of at least 270km (150nm), with full stop landings at 2 aerodromes different from the aerodrome of departure
- EASA PPL(A) Skill Test
- The Skill Test is in addition to the course syllabus hours
The aim of the PPL course is to train the student pilot to act as a Pilot-in-command (PIC) under Visual Flight Rules.
Students are enrolling this course should complete 9 theoretical suvjects covering various fields of aviation:
- Aircraft General Knowledge
- Principles of Flight
- Flight Performance and Planning
- Air Law and ATC Procedures
- Operational Procedures
- Human Performance
Practical Examination (Check-ride)
During the training course there are various check-rides should be completed with a supervising instructor in order to start the next consecutive section. For example, prior the first solo exercise when the student completes at least 3 take-offs and landings with the training aircraft alone, a check-ride should be completed.
At the end of the training in order to obtain the Private Pilot License, the applicants should fly a check-ride with a Flight Examiner appointed by the Hungarian Civil Aviation Authority. Once the check-ride is successfully passed the applicant is ready to receive the pilot’s license.
Theoretical Knowledge Examination
The prescribed subjects might be completed through self-study. Students should undergo an examination process at the Hungarian Civil Aviation Authority to receive a theoretical certificate required for the completion of the PPL(A) training course.