BECOME A PILOT

GROUND SCHOOL

The first step in becoming a certified sport or private pilot is taking the flight theory ground school.  This course will create the foundation of your aviation knowledge and will cover topics such as aerodynamics, meteorology, air space, federal regulations, navigation, among other fundamental concepts.  After this course is completed and the theoretical test is approved the person is certified to start flight training for either sport or private certification.

Requirements
  • No minimum age required

  • Be able to write, read, speak and understand the English language

  • Be a U.S. Citizen  

SPORT PILOT

The Sport Pilot rule allows a pilot to fly light sport aircrafts without the need for an FAA medical certificate.  However, a sport pilot must hold at least a current and valid U.S. drivers license in order to exercise this privilege.

Requirements
  •  Be at least 17 years of age

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  •  Be able to write, read, speak and understand the English language

  • Receive a minimum of 20 hours of flight time including training and solo flight

  • Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

PRIVATE PILOT

A private pilot certificate, permits the holder to act as pilot in command of an aircraft privately (not for remuneration). 

Requirements
  •  Be at least 17 years of age

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  •  Be able to write, read, speak and understand the English language

  • Obtain a third-class medical exam

  • Receive a minimum of 40 hours of flight time including training and solo flight

  • Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test.  

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Fernando Ribbas Dominicci Airport

North Ramp, San Juan

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Aeropuerto Eugenio Maria de Hostos

Mayaguez

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