PPL(A) COURSE

The aim of the PPL(A) course ; is to train the student pilot to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules.

Pre-Entry Requirements :

• Trainee Application Form ,
• Medical Fitness Report from a hospital approved by DGCA-TR , Blood Type Certificate ),
• Judicial Record & Previous Conviction Document by Ministry of Justice from own country (only for International Student Pilots) ,
• Passport Photocopy (In colour, readable) (only for International Student Pilots) ,
• Residence Permission Document from police center-foreigners division (only for International Student Pilots) ,
• Certificate of Graduation or Diploma (Highschool/University, Piloting License, Certificate of English Language Knowledge) (in notarized document form) ,
• 16 Passport-Size Photograph,
Minimum age (JAR–FCL 1.100):

An applicant for a PPL(A) shall be at least 18 years of age.

Educational Requirements:

Applicant shall be the holder of at least “High School Degree” or equivalent which is approved by Turkish Ministry of National Education (MEB).

Medical fitness (JAR–FCL 1.105):

An applicant for a PPL(A) shall hold a valid Class 1 or Class 2 medical certificate. In order to exercise the privileges of a PPL(A) a valid Class 1 or Class 2 medical certificate shall be held.

Privileges and conditions (JAR–FCL 1.110):

(a) Privileges: Subject to any other conditions specified in JARs, the privileges of the holder of a PPL(A) are to act, but not for remuneration, as pilot-in-command or co-pilot of any aeroplane engaged in non-revenue flights.

(b) Conditions:
(1) An applicant for a PPL(A) who has complied with the conditions specified in JAR–FCL 1.100, 1.105, 1.120, 1.125(a) and (b), 1.130 1.135 and, if applicable, 1.010(a)(4) shall have fulfilled the requirements for the issue of a PPL(A) including at least the class/type rating for the aeroplane used in the skill test.
(2) If the privileges of the licence are to be exercised at night, the holder shall have complied with JAR–FCL 1.125(c).

Student Pilot (Aeroplane)JAR–FCL 1.085 Requirements

(a) A student pilot shall meet requirements specified by the Authority in the State in which the student intends to train. In prescribing such requirements the Authority shall ensure that the privileges granted would not permit student pilots to constitute a hazard to air navigation.
(b) A student pilot shall not fly solo unless authorised by a flight instructor.
(c) Meteorological conditions are to be considered when flying solo flight.

Experience and Crediting JAR–FCL 1.120

An applicant for a PPL(A) shall have completed at least 45 hours flight time as a pilot of aeroplanes; a total of 5 hours of this 45 hours may have been completed in a FNPT or an approved flight simulator. Holders of pilot licences or equivalent privileges for helicopters, microlight helicopters, gyroplanes and microlights having fixed wings and moveable aerodynamic control surfaces acting in all three dimensions, gliders, self-sustaining gliders or self-launching gliders may be credited with 10% of their total flight time as pilot-in-command in such aircraft up to a maximum of 10 hours towards a PPL(A).

Training course (JAR–FCL 1.125):

(a) General : Theoretical knowledge course including the examinations are 100 hours, flying instruction is 45 hours.

(b) Flight instruction: An applicant for a PPL(A) shall have completed on aeroplanes, having a certificate of airworthiness issued or accepted by a JAA Member State, at least 25 hours dual instruction and at least 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least five hours of solo cross-country flight time with at least one cross-country flight of at least 270 km (150 NM), during which full stop landings at two aerodromes different from the aerodrome of departure shall be made. When the applicant has been credited for pilot-in-command flight time on other aircraft in accordance with JAR–FCL 1.120, the requirement for dual instruction on aeroplanes may be reduced to not less than 20 hours.

(c) Night qualification: If the privileges of the licence are to be exercised at night, at least five additional hours flight time in aeroplanes shall be completed at night comprising 3 hours of dual instruction including at least 1 hour of cross-country navigation and five solo take-offs and five solo full-stop landings. This qualification will be endorsed on the licence.

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