Private Pilot License PPL(A)

The Flyschool Private Pilot License PPL(A) course is developed according to the European standard EASA-FCL and recognized by State Air Security Agency (AESA) requirements. The course is aimed to candidates with no flight experience who wish to act as pilot in command or copilot of non-remunerated private flights.

The course consists of a theoretical training with a heavy study load, much higher than the demanded by law and the flight training will be conducted in the school’s airplanes (that varies widely depending on the student level). After obtaining the license this training will guarantee that the pilot is safe and autonomous to conduct flying activities as a Private Pilot

Obtaining the Private Pilot License is the first step to become an Airline Transport Pilot ATPL(A) through modular or integrated training.

Starting dates: classes all year around.

This course includes

  • 200 hours of theoretical training (in-person and online)
  • 45 flight hours single engine airplane training (see fleet)
  • 05 hours of glass cockpit flight simulator training
  • Flight exam with AESA authorized examiner
  • Uniformity and text material (books, CR3 and Plotter) and ONLINE training platform
  • AENA taxes, Exam and examiner fees


1200 hours theoretical classes
Air law
Aircraft general knowledge
Flight performance & planning
Human performance & limitations
Principles of flight
Operational procedures
Flight safety
Flight and maneuvering manual
9 theoretical subject exams required

Price: 3,000 € (registration fees, required material and management costs included)
250 flight hours of training

Flight training follows EASA requirements of a minimum of 40 flight hours and 5 certified simulator hours (35 dual flight hours and 10 SOLO flight hours including a cross country to three different airports). The student has the support of our operations service and the supervision of school’s Chief Flight Instructor (CFI).

Price: 9,000 € (fuel and airport taxes included).
Payment in 6 installments of 1,500 €.

3Flight check or skill test
1:30 flight hours (according to examiner criteria)
Authorized AESA examiner fees
(MOD-791) License issuance fees

Entry requirements and upcoming promotions

  • Minimum age 17 years (with authorisation)
  • Class 1 or 2 Aeronautical Medical Certificate
  • Intermediate level of English
  • 14 February 2022 (Madrid and Mallorca)
  • 26 September 2022 (Madrid and Mallorca)
  • Optional video conference training

Private Pilot License (all included)

Get your Private Pilot License PPL(A) with our all included training

In-person and online classes and flight personalized flight planning

Frequently asked questions

Which aircrafts can I operate with this title?
The Private Pilot license enables to operate any single engine piston aircraft. The pilot will be able to add any additional ratings and privileges like: Instrumental Rating (IR), Night Flight (NIGHT) and Multiengine courses (MEP).

Can I get paid for flying?
To be able to be paid for flying as a pilot, you need to have the Commercial Pilot License CPL(A). With a Private Pilot License, you will be able to get this license throughout theoretical training courses and additional flight hours.

Which are the registration requirements needed?
General requirements for registration: must be at least 18 years of age and must hold a class 2 medical certificate. Additionally, the student must have completed the secondary education due to the very demanding training.

Where can I obtain the medical certificate?
Hospital Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Dr. Juán José Cantón)
C/Castelló, 80 – Tel.: 91.643.78.66 (Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 to 10:00)
Hospital de día Pío XII (Dr. Jon Burzaco)
C/ Cuesta del Sagrado Corazón, 4 – Teléfono: +34 91 353 15 10

How are the course official exams?
The theoretical exams are in test format with only one valid answer, there are 6 total seatings and 4 chances per subject. The flight exam is performed with an official examiner and the student will know in advance the points to be evaluated in flight.

What can i do if I need additional training?
Not all student will achieve their goals at the same time. Those students who need individual support classes or additional flight hours can request the school instructors at their choice.

If I choose an online course, will I have a teacher support?
Of course. Students have a permanent tutor and several means of contact such as e mail, facetime or video call, and the possibility to come to the school for private tutoring with the respective subject teachers.

How long will it take to complete the course?
It all depends on various factors such the time dedicated to personal study, availability to perform the flights, meteorology, number of students, time to pass the theoretical official exams. As an approximated value, the average course duration varies from 6 months (strong commitment) to 18 months.

What are you waiting for to sign up?

If you want to fly as a Private Pilot (not used for commercial purposes) this is the course you need. Start your training at our school with professional pilots with an extensive theorical program and expertise that covers any Private Pilot requirements and needs. Ground school teachers have different backgrounds from Commercial Pilots, Air Traffic Controllers and Aeronautical Engineers

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