Private Pilot Aeronautical Experience

Airplane Single Engine Land Aeronautical Experience

40 hours of flight time including:

20 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor that includes:

3 hours of cross-country flight training in a single-engine airplane

3 hours of night flight training that includes – One cross-country flight of over 100 nautical miles total distance and 10 takeoffs and 10 landings to a full stop

3 hours of flight training in a single-engine airplane on the control and maneuvering of an airplane solely by reference to instruments

3 hours of practical test prep

10 hours of solo flight training including:

5 hours of solo cross-country time;

One solo cross country flight of 150 nautical miles total distance, with full-stop landings at three points, and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance of more than 50 nautical miles between the takeoff and landing locations; and

Three takeoffs and three landings to a full stop (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport with an operating control tower.

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