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Sport Pilot License Description

   The requirements are not as stringent as for Private Pilot and the medical requirements are easier to meet.

Sport Pilot License requirements:

 To earn a sport pilot certificate, a minimum of 20 hours flight-instruction time is required. 15 hours of that being with an FAA-authorized instructor. 5 hours of solo flight and 2 hours of cross-country flight. To qualify to take a sport-pilot check ride with an FAA-designated pilot examiner, you must log 10 takeoffs and landings.1 solo cross-country flight of at least 75 nautical miles total distance, with 10 landings and take-offs at a minimum of two airports. When compared to the minimum 40 hours of flight instruction required to earn a private pilot certificate, it’s easy to see how earning a sport pilot certificate can cost much less.

COVID-19 Precautions

At Island Air Express Panama City we are taking the necessary precautions to protect you, your family, and others against Covid-19. We follow the CDC guidelines and enforce wearing a mask at all times in the airplane, inside of public places, and encourage social distancing.

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