How long does the course take?
To carry out the PPL course it is required to perform a minimum of 45 flight hours in addition to the theoretical tests. The average time in One Air is around 4 to 6 months depending on each student in particular.
What type of aircraft can I fly with the PPL?
With the license of PPL you can fly any aircraft in non engaged in commercial operations. Our course certifies you to fly any single piston aircraft..
Can I carry passengers?
Yes, you can. Once your license is issued, and provided that the operation is only for recreational purposes and without revenue.
How long is my licence valid for and how do I renew it?
The validity period of the PPL license lasts two years and as such it will have to be renewed every two years.
Can I rent and fly aircraft in other countries?
Yes you can without restrictions in EASA countries.
Can I be paid for flying with a PPL?
No, You cannot. The PPL license is designed for recreational use and it will never be used for professional purposes. This requires a CPL license. .You can check the pricing of our courses in our website or by contacting a training advisor.
What is the difference between the LAPL and the PPL?
The LAPL licence grants permission for flying light aircraft similar to the Ultralight category, albeit with less restrictions than the ULM. However, the PPL licence grants you more freedom than a LAPL.
If I choose to continue on the Commercial Pilot path, does the PPL count towards it?
Of course, In fact in the CPL path, the initial phase is that of PPL since it is a necessary requirement within one of the minimum required to obtain the CPL.
What are the medical requirements for the PPL?
In order to obtain the PPL license, a class 2 medical exam is required, which is less restrictive than that of class 1 for CPL.
How old I must be to become a private pilot?
Minimum age for a PPL is 16 years old with a parents’ authorization to be able to start the PPL course
What level of English is required to become a private pilot?
They are no linguistic requirements to became a Private Pilot but in case you want to fly in other countries it is necessary to speak English up to ICAO 4 standards. One Air is an approved centre to officially certify this requirement.
Is the training difficult to become a PPL?
No, the percentage of students who finish the course successfully it’s almost 100%. Most of the concepts are new for the students and it requires studying many hours but with interest and motivation you will achieve your goals.
Will the weather slow down my training? Safety is our top priority, and thus our daily operation is heavily influenced by the weather. Fortunately, One Air operates mainly in Malaga international airport, as well as in La Axarquia. Operating in this area allows us to fly throughout the year, we take advantage of the bad weather days, for giving simulators sessions as much as possible. In this way we achieve that the periods set for the duration of the course are maintained.
What extra cost is involved in the training?
The costs involving accommodation and commuting. The Commercial pilot course plus all necessary ratings and courses like the MC in One Air includes all costs of fees, uniforms, etc. necessary to complete the course.
What qualifications do I need to become a pilot?
To begin training for the PPL licence you must be 17 years old, pass a Class 2 medical exam, and own a High school certificate or have attended vocational school. To begin training for the CPL licence you must be 18 years old, pass a Class 1 medical exam, and own a High school certificate or have attended vocational school.
How much does it cost to become a pilot?
It depends. We offer the normal . You can check the pricing of our courses in our website or by contacting a training advisor