Sport Pilot in 7 Days

Sport Pilot Training
in just 7 days in your airplane.
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Eligibility requirements: An applicant for a student pilot certificate must:

1. Read, write, speak and understand English, (if not, refer to AC 60-28);

2. Be at least 16 years of age for airplane, gyroplane, airship, weight-shift control, or powered parachute (14 years of age for balloons and gliders);

Medical Eligibility:
An applicant for student pilot certificate for sport pilot
Must hold either a medical certificate or U.S. driver’s license — A person must hold and possess either a valid medical certificate issued under part 67 or a current and valid U.S. driver’s license when exercising the privileges of a student pilot certificate while seeking sport pilot privileges in a light-sport aircraft other than a glider or balloon.
A student pilot certificate can be issued by a designated aviation medical examiner as part of a medical certificate. However, an aviation safety inspector (ASI) and designated pilot examiner (DPE) can issue student pilot certificates with no medical.
Sport Pilot
61.313.  Aeronautical Experience Required for a Sport Pilot Certificate. Except as specified in 61.329, use the following table to determine the aeronautical experience you must have to apply for a sport pilot certificate:


(a) Airplane category and single-engine land or sea class privileges

(1)  20 hours of flight time, including at least 15 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor in a single engine airplane and at least 5 hours of solo flight training in the areas of operation listed in 61.311
(i)  2 hours of cross-country flight training
(ii)  10 takeoffs and landings to a full stop (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport
(iii)  One solo cross country flight of at least 75 nautical miles total distance, with a full-stop landing at a minimum of two points and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance of at least 25 nautical miles between the takeoff and landing locations, and
(iv)  3 hours of flight training on those areas of operation specified in  61.311 preparing for the practical test within 60 days before the date of the test.

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