Private Pilot Course in Spain
– PPL (A) License –
We provide our students with spacious modern facilities and the most advanced technology for the training of pilots. You can get to know the school, with all the simulation areas, in our 360º Virtual Tour.
You will learn to fly in the latest-generation aircraft and simulators equipped with Garmin avionics. Discover our Diamond and Cirrus aircraft fleet and our new Alsim ALX Simulator.
In addition, once you obtain your licence you will become a part of our club and you will be able to fly with very advantageous conditions.
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You will obtain your European Private Pilot licence PPL(A) enabling you to pilot aircraft.
No need for previous aviation experience or knowledge.
Initially you will obtain the single-engine piston rating (SEP) and later you can also obtain other ratings with us, such as the multi-engine rating (MEP), instrument rating (IR) and night rating (NVFR).
In addition, you will have the option of taking our Crosswind Course in Full Motion Redbird Xwind simulator, to compliment your training and ensure your competence in approach and landing manoeuvres in adverse conditions.
With the best weather conditions
Start immediately and enjoy personalised support (please check availability). Also, if you wish you can attend your classes from anywhere in the world through our live virtual platform.
The private pilot licence is the first step to becoming a commercial pilot. And if you decide to continue with your training and make your hobby your career, the PPL (A) theoretical credits are fully valid for the ATPL course.
✓ No need for previous aviation experience or knowledge.
If you want to be a pilot, get in touch with us and an aviation consultant will address all your queries.
Private Pilot Course in Spain PPL (A)
How long is the course?
To complete the PPL course you need to perform a minimum of 45 flight hours in addition to passing theory tests. The average time for One Air students is around 4 to 6 months – but it depends on each particular student’s dedication.
What kind of aircraft can I fly with the PPL?
With the PPL licence you can fly any aircraft that does not participate in commercial operations. Our course certifies you to fly any single-engine piston aircraft.
Can I carry passengers with the PPL?
Yes, you can – Once your licence is issued, and provided that the operation is only for recreational purposes and not for financial gain.
For how long will my license be valid?
The validity period of the PPL SEP rating lasts two years and, as such, must be renewed every two years.
Can I rent and fly planes in other countries?
Yes, you can do so without restrictions in the countries that are a part of EASA.
Can I be paid to fly an aircraft with a PPL licence?
No, you can not. The PPL licence is designed only for recreational uses and may never be used for professional purposes. This would require a CPL licence. You can check the prices of our courses on our website or contact a training advisor for more information.
What is the difference between LAPL and PPL?
The LAPL licence allows you to fly light aircraft, similar to the ultralight category, but with fewer restrictions. However, the PPL licence gives you more freedom than the LAPL. In addition, PPL license is a part of the Commercial Airplane Pilot course, which is not the case with the LAPL.
If I choose to continue with the Commercial Pilot Course, does the PPL licence count?
Of course! In fact, it is part of the CPL course. The initial phase of the CPL course is obtaining a PPL since it is a necessary requirement to obtain the CPL.
What are the medical requirements for the PPL?
To obtain the PPL licence, a Class 2 medical examination is required, which has less restrictive standards than that of a Class 1 for CPL.
How old do I have to be to become a private pilot?
The minimum age to start the PPL course is 16 years with parental authorisation.
What level of English do I need to become a private pilot?
There are no language requirements to become a Private Pilot, but if you want to fly in other countries, you need to speak English at ICAO Level 4 Language Proficiency. One Air is authorised to officially certify this requirement.
Is training to get a PPL difficult?
No, the percentage of students who complete the course successfully is almost 100%. Most of the concepts are new for the students, which will require many hours of studying, but with interest and motivation you will achieve your goals.
Will the weather slow down my training?
Safety is our main priority, and that is why our daily activity is largely dictated by the weather. Fortunately, One Air operates mainly at the Málaga International Airport, as well as in Velez-Málaga. Operating in this area allows us to fly throughout the year. We make the most of the days with bad weather to offer our students simulator training sessions as much as possible. In this way we manage to stick to the training periods established for the duration of the course.
What additional costs are not included in the training?
Accommodation and transport costs. One Air’s PPL course, includes the necessary qualifications and courses, all the costs of extra fees, landing fees, exam fees etc. needed to complete the course.
What are the requirements to become a pilot?
To begin PPL training you must be 17 years old, pass a Class 2 medical exam, have a high school certificate or have attended a vocational school. To begin training for the CPL license you must be 18 years old, pass a Class 1 medical examination, have a high school certificate or have attended a vocational school.
How much does the PPL cost?
It depends on the type of license you want to obtain. You can check the prices of our courses on our website or contact one of our training consultants.