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:

  • 45 Dual Flight Hours*
  • 5 Solo Flight Hours*
  • 3 Redbird Simulator Hours
  • Ground Instruction (Pre/Post)
  • Cessna Computer Instruction
  • Air Traffic Control Communications
  • 2 Check Ride Hours*

Air Traffic Control Communication Class

CFA students also complete an extensive Air Traffic Control (ATC) course that is designed to give them proficient ATC language skills, along with the control tower communication skills required by government safety regulations.

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.

Click here to download our CFA Brochure.

*This represents the average number of hours for a CFA student. Individual hours may vary and more hours may be required depending upon skill level. Pricing is based on Cessna 152, height and weight limitations apply.