Kevin Morisette, CFII
Sacramento Flight Lessons
Kevin Morisette, CFII

Flight Training: Private Pilot

Your first step in learning how to fly for pleasure or business is typically obtaining the Private Pilot certificate (which is the correct terminology, some people may refer to it as just a "pilot's license".

Steps involved in becoming a Private Pilot

The general process to obtain your pilot certificate is as follows:

Experience requirements* :

Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers

Some maneuvers that are part of the Private Pilot Airmen Certification Standards:

* Note these are the minimum times required by the FAA ยง61.109 and are the general requirements that are most common, please see Part 61 or 141 as appropriate for more details.