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Private Pilot License (Aeroplane)

The privileges of the holder of Private Pilot License (Aeroplane) are to act without remuneration as PIC in non-commercial operations on a SEP(L) aeroplanes with a maximum certified take-off mass not exceeding 5700 kg. A PPL(A) training program includes 100 hours of theoretical course and minimum 45 hours of practical training where 5 hours might be conducted in Flight Simulation Training Device like FNTP II. ATO Smart Aviation provides whole flight time in aeroplanes. After PPL(A) issue a pilot may start ATPL(A) theoretical course. A good practice is to start night VFR training as soon as PPL(A) is issued.

Entry requirements:

Flight training:

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EASA PPL(A) is valid for lifetime but SEP(L) rating is only valid for two years, to keep this ‘current’ you must fly at least 12 hours in the last year before expiry, of which one hour must be with a flying instructor. If you fail to do this you must then revalidate your rating with an approved CAA examiner. A pilot may get other ratings within a PPL(A) like Instrument Rating, Multi Engine or even become a Flight Instructor if only meets specific requirements for each rating.

Differences between PPL(A) and LAPL(A):

maximum take-off mass 5700 kg 2000 kg
number of seats not limited maximum 4
ICAO standards fully complies does not fully comply
other ratings available NVFR, IR, ME, FI(A)R only NVFR

PPL(A) training price list:

training costs: price excl. VAT hours remarks
PPL(A) ground training 500,00 EUR 110,0 h 40 lectures / 70 self studying
PPL(A) practical training 6750,00 EUR 45,0 h minimum flight time required
PPL(A) instruction hour 150,00 EUR 1,0 h cost of extra hour after exceeding 45 hours
PPL(A) check ride 225,00 EUR 2,0 h estimated time and cost of check ride
additional fees:  EUR  PLN remarks
medical certificate class 2 150,00 EUR  600,00 PLN must be issued in accordance with Part-MED
CAA aviation fee – PPL(A) theory 80,00 EUR 315,00 PLN please refer to the list of aviation fees
CAA aviation fee – PPL(A) check ride 210,00 EUR 838,00 PLN please refer to the list of aviation fees
EPPO full stop landing 7,50 EUR 27,67 PLN including 23% VAT
EPPO touch & go 2,50 EUR 9,25 PLN including 23% VAT

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