Waving Pilot Wings is a complex and challenging journey from many points of view (even economical) but if passion is so authentic and true, then it becomes an extraordinary choice of life to transform into a great freedom that always fascinates the genre human: fly.
Often it is a passion that comes from being small, even just playing with paper planes or admiring the flight of real planes and when the game becomes more adult it can become a hobby, like that of virtual flying, which is often the first step towards real flight. In fact, it is not uncommon for a virtual pilot to be more passionate about flying to make the decision to become a true pilot.
If you decide to invest in yourself in terms of commitment, time and economic resources to become pilots, the way to go is rather articulate and complex especially if your goal is to become a professional because it involves sacrifices, studies, obstacles from overcome and ability to challenge constantly, from the first theoretical exams to access the courses, to the latest professional checks even shortly before retirement.
Aeronautical licenses are of a different type: Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Line Pilot License (ATPL).
Licenses allow to pilot civil aircraft and in particular with the Private Pilot License have been enabled to carry out a flight activity solely for recreational, tourist and sporting purposes even with passengers in non - commercial and non - commercials, while to carry out the activity of a pilot as a profession, the Commercial Pilot License or Pilot Line must be obtained.
The first requirement to become a pilot is the psycho-physical fitness that has to be certified by the Medical Aviation Law Officer (IML), through a fitness physician. Psycho-physical assessment is divided into two classes: the first class for commercial and line pilots and the second class for private pilots.
To obtain a Private Pilot License, you must enroll in a Registered Organized Registration (OR), which is licensed and certified by ENAC (National Civil Aviation Authority). They can enroll in aspiring drivers who are 16 years of age.
The aim of the course is to obtain the FCL-PPL (A) License, which enables the holder to operate as a pilot on single-engine and multi-engine aircraft commands (if possessed of the relevant certification) used in non-commercial flights.
PRE-REQUIREMENTS PPL EASA
Minimum age to 16 years of age;
First or second class medical fitness.
The training program provides a basic theoretical course of approximately 200 hours and a practical practice that develops in a minimum of 45 hours of flight. Initially practical flight lessons will run with an instructor alongside, then it will be time to make the first exciting solo flight when full mastery is achieved.
At the end of the theoretical and practical journey, having at least 45 hours of flight time, having at least 17 years of age completed and completing the final exams, the ENAC exam will be required to achieve the PPL license.
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