Executive Flight Training

Raleigh Executive Jetport (KTTA), Sanford, NC

private pilot course

Achieving a pilot certificate is a very rewarding goal. It does take some time and dedication to achieve it but once done it's yours forever. As a private pilot you are eligible to fly day or night, with passengers, nearly anywhere in the country. If you are curious about the steps involved in the process here they are.

steps in our flight training program

The FAA sets standards for all flight training. The regulations for Private Pilot requires a minimum of 40 hours of flight time...20 with an instructor...10 on your own...and the remaining 10 as needed to prepare you for your FAA flight test. Below are all the steps from start to finish.

  • Make an appointment to visit us and meet your instructor. You will be shown all the requirements and the training syllabus will be discussed.
  • Schedule your first few hours of training with your instructor.
  • Make an appointment for an FAA physical exam. There are numerous physicians in the area who are able to do this.
  • After a few hours of training experience your first flight SOLO...all by yourself!
  • Continue your training which will include cross country flight, flights to busy airports and flight at night.
  • Study for and complete a written exam. You flight instructor will assist in preparing you for this exam.
  • Once all your training is complete you and your instructor will schedule your oral exam and flight test with an FAA pilot examiner.
  • Meet the pilot examiner for your oral exam followed by your flight test.
  • You are done! You are a pilot! If you wish to use our aircraft for your future flights you can.