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.