Sport Pilot Requirements
To be eligible for a Sport Pilot Certificate, you must:
- Be at least 17 years of age
- Be able to speak, write, and understand English.
Must hold valid state issued diver’s license or a Third Class Medical certificate.
Pass a written knowledge test on the applicable aeronautical
- Pass a Practical Test on the applicable areas of operations.
Must log at least the following flight time: 20 hours, including 15 hours of flight training from an
authorized flight instructor and 5 hours of solo flight. This training must include:
- 2 hours of cross country flight training
10 takeoffs and landings to a full stop with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern.
One solo cross country flight of at least 75 nautical miles total distance with a landing at a
minimum of two points and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance of at
least 25 nautical miles between the takeoff and landing locations.
- 3 hours of flight training in preparation for the practical test within 60 days of the test.
|Sport Pilot Course
||CE 162 SkyCatcher
|20 Hours Aircraft Rental with Flight Instruction
|10 Hours Ground Instruction
|5 Hours Solo Aircraft Rental
|Sport Pilot Kit
|FAA Written Exam
|Practical Test Examiner's Fee
|Check-Ride Aircraft Rental 1.5 Hours
* Estimate represents the total costs (excluding sales tax) to complete the Sport Pilot Course.
This estimate is based on the following assumptions:
- No breaks in training.
- Course curriculum will be closely followed.
- Student is of average ability.
It is very possible to complete the flight portion of the Sport Pilot course in less time than stated in this
estimate. However, experience has shown this estimate to be realistic. In any case, you will only be
charged for the actual hours flown, and actual ground instruction time spent with the instructor.