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Welcome to your first step towards the Private Pilot Licence

Let’s master the Private Pilot Licence theory together

Hi! I’m glad you’ve decided to join us here at the Skypilot Theory Hangout. This is where your journey to getting a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) begins, and guess what? You can start for free. As a pilot and instructor who’s been through all these lessons and have plenty of flying hours, I’m excited to share with you everything about PPL theory. I’ll give you practical lessons, some tips, and tricks that have helped me, and stories from my own experiences in the sky.

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re here to deepen what you already know, I’m here to help guide you. Learning PPL theory online has never been easier, especially with our partnerships with Padpilot in the U.K. and Aircademy in Germany. You’re getting access to some of the best materials out there.

Access and print the course details by downloading the PDF!

So, why wait? You can actually start right now, for free. Further down on this page, you’ll find the full syllabus and some practice questions to get you going. It’s a great way to get a head start on your training. Let’s get this journey started!

Studying for the private pilot licence is a great adventure, and you can get started from home right now.

Access Your Free PPL Theory Syllabus and Practice Questions

Get started on the path to becoming a private pilot with the PPL Theory Syllabus and Practice Questions. These resources are designed to provide you with a structured approach to mastering the required knowledge, and to give you an idea of what is to be expected on the written exam through practical questions.

Take a moment to explore the syllabus and delve into the practice questions. If you find that this course resonates with you and feels like the right fit, I encourage you to enrol and begin your journey in earnest. Let’s embark on this adventure together.

A huge thank you to Aircademy for allowing us to use their meticulously developed syllabus and practice questions.

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How to earn your Private Pilot Licence

  • You need to be at least 17 years old and obtain a Class 2 or LAPL medical certificate from an EASA-authorized Aeromedical Examiner (AME) in your country.
  • Theoretical knowledge training, which can be completed online or in situ, requires passing exams in nine subjects: Air Law, Human Performance, Meteorology, Communications, Navigation, Principles of Flight, Operational Procedures, Flight Performance and Planning, and Aircraft General Knowledge.
  • Flight training requires a minimum of 45 hours or 30 hours, depending on whether you go for PPL or LAPL.
  • Following training, you must pass a practical skill test with an authorized examiner to demonstrate safe and competent flight operations.
  • Additionally, you will have to pass a proficiency test in the English language to a minimum of ICAO Level 4. Some countries may have additional national language requirements.

The theoretical knowledge subjects you need to know

The syllabus for the EASA Private Pilot Licence encompasses a broad range of subjects designed to equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for safe and proficient flying. Here’s a list of the main subjects covered:

  1. Air Law and ATC Procedures
  2. Human Performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of Flight
  7. Operational Procedures
  8. Flight Performance and Planning
  9. Aircraft General Knowledge

Each subject area delves into specific topics relevant to private piloting, from understanding the legal and regulatory framework of aviation to mastering the intricacies of aircraft operation and navigation.

Theoretical knowledge course for the private pilot licence

Included in the course

  • Three years of access to the e-books via the Padpilot e-Reader
  • One year access to online progress tests and final exams
  • One-year access to the examination question database from Aircademy
  • Instructor support throughout the course
  • Course completion certificate

Online Theoretical Knowledge Course for the EASA Private Pilot Licence

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