Fly a two seat aircraft during the day, below 10,000 feet AGL(above ground level) on a day with a minimum of 3 miles visibility. If properly endorsed, a sport pilot can fly into 16,000 airports in the USA.
A 2-seat fixed gear plane certified under American ASTM standards with a max weight of 1320 pounds that has a max stall speed of 45 knots and a max level flight speed of 120 knots or 138 mph at sea level. The LSA planes need to have a fixed pitch or ground adjustable propeller.
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In addition to the 20 hours for a light sport airplane certificate there is a requirement for 2 hours of cross country time with one solo cross country flight of 75 nautical miles (nm) or more with full stops at a minimum of two points with at least 25 nm between points. The applicant must have 2 hours of flight training within 2 months of the practical flight test.
You will begin with a 10 hour one week introductory flight package. The cost is $1650 without housing and $2000 with housing. Many students complete all of the required training for about $7900.
YES. We offer a 45 minute Discovery Flight at our flight school for $150. You may take up to two Discovery Flights.