Private Pilot License
Earning a Private Pilot License is the first step in any aviation career. The PPL permits the holder to pilot a single-engine aircraft privately (not for pay). Whether for personal or professional purposes, earning your PPL will start you down your desired aviation pathway.
The PPL course includes the following elements:
- 43 Dual Flight Hours*
- 5 Solo Flight Hours*
- Ground Instruction (Pre/Post)
- Cessna Computer Instruction
- Air Traffic Control Communications
- 2 Check Ride Hours*
We invite you to start your pilot pathway at CFA today by completing the Request Information Form above, or calling us directly at (619) 448-2212. Or, continue exploring other Programs and Ratings
Click here to download our CFA Brochure
*This represents the average number of hours for a CFA student. National averages are significantly higher. Individual hours may vary.
"CFA was a perfect place to learn to fly. The instructors taught me all kinds of tips and tricks for study aides. I felt really confident going into my private check ride and instrument check ride."
- Liz Buron, CFA Student