3 Tips to Help You Lower you Private Pilot License Cost

If you are reading this article you might be considering to become a private pilot. Before going into details let me explain you why I decided to become a private pilot. I’ve always had a passion for aircrafts and at some point in my life I wanted to become an airforce pilot but that never happened! So I’ve always had the idea of flying as a private pilot. At the beginning, I thought flying was an expensive and difficult thing to accomplish but I realized that it was not impossible! I started flying at the age of 30 because I didn't want to leave this hobby for my retirement days and now I’m proud to say that I finished my private pilot license in 42 hours when the average private pilot license in the US is obtained in 70 hours. The following are the 3 practices I put in place to get my private pilot license in less time.

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Can I Use My Foreign Private Pilot License in the US?

Wayman Eduardo | Feb 17, 2016 | Pilot License

If you are already a pilot in your country you may be asking yourself if you can use your pilot license in the US. The answer to this question is in short; yes. However, the US civil aviation authority, known as the FAA will only grant you a Private Pilot license based on your foreign certificate. Even if you are an ATP with thousands of hours, you will need to take certain steps in order to have your private license transferred and valid in the US. The process is called convalidation and the following steps are what you will need in order to complete convalidation.

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How to Qualify for a Commercial Pilot License

Wayman Eduardo | Jan 06, 2016 | Pilot License

Obtaining a commercial airline pilot's license requires dedication, skill, training and experience. To become a commercial pilot, you must obtain a private pilot certificate first, meet experience requirements and pass several written and practical tests. This summary provides an overview of the application process and what you can expect when seeking a commercial pilot career.

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How Much Does it Cost to Get a Professional Pilot License in the U.S?

Wayman Eduardo | Nov 25, 2015 | Pilot License

Learning to become a professional pilot is very rewarding. You will learn that some people are born to fly and that is why you are here. However, the actual flying is not the only thing you need to take into account. Learning to become a professional pilot is a process and many things must be taken into consideration. 

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How Long Does it Take to Complete the Professional Pilot Program?

Wayman Eduardo | Oct 07, 2015 | Pilot License

Prospective pilots for the professional pilot program often have many questions regarding the program. One of those questions may be “how long does it take?” Time is a very valuable part of our lives and you certainly don’t want to end up wasting yours. You may have guessed that the amount of time it takes to complete the program varies from student to student. This variation comes from your dedication and ability.

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Can I Do the Pilot License Course in Stages?

Wayman Eduardo | Sep 16, 2015 | Pilot License

Coming to America for flight school can be a dream come true for an international student.  If flying is your passion, then there are people in America willing to provide assistance with the requirements of entry into the country, living arrangements, and whatever is necessary to help make your passion a reality. This article will provide some information on the details of of how to obtain a Pilot license course at an American flight school that you may find helpful when planning your move to America, and attending a flight school program.

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