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Flight Training Courses at Academy of Aviation:
FAA (Minimum) Requirements: Get started at any age but you must be 16 years old to fly solo; Be 17 years of age to take your Private Pilot Course checkride; Obtain a 3rd Class FAA Medical Certificate (or higher); English proficiency.
Sport & Recreational
FAA (Minimum) Requirements: 17 years of age, 20 hours for Sport; 30 hours for Recreational.
FAA (Minimum) Requirements: Hold at least Private Pilot certificate, 50 hours cross-country PIC, 40 hours actual or simulated instrument time.
FAA (Minimum) Requirements: 18 years of age, 190 hours FAA Part 141 (Farmingdale and White Plains locations); 250 hours FAA Part 61.
FAA (Minimum) Requirements: Hold at least Private Pilot certificate, Have an endorsement from a CFI (Certified Flight Instructor.)
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
Teach, learn, build flight experience and log flying hours.
Air Transport Pilot (ATP)
First officers — also known as co-pilots — must hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate, requiring 1,500 hours total time as a pilot.
For further reading:
- The authoritative source for information is, as always, the FAA website.
- Detailed description of what is expected on the flight proficiency elements can be found in the FAA PTS information page.
- Read more about the detailed requirements and the privileges these licenses give you.