#1 Los Angeles Private Pilot Flight Academy

60-Day Private Pilot and Instrument Rating Cohorts

Enroll in the best 60-day private pilot flight academy program to start your career preparing for the airlines as a professional pilot. At ActivePILOT’s Academy, each student has access to a dedicated counselor and two flight instructors for the duration of their training with the support of their fellow cadet members in group settings.

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Private Pilot Academy

Act as pilot in command (PIC) in non-commercial operations on single-engine airplanes and conquer the skies.

Program Overview

The first step towards becoming an airline pilot is earning your Private Pilot Certificate. The Private Pilot Certificate is where we all start our aviation journey. By earning a private pilot license, you can legally fly an aircraft. Private pilots are trained to navigate small aircraft by themselves.

Flight training includes aircraft maneuvers, navigation, emergency procedures, and cross-country flight planning. While people may seek the license for hobby or sports reasons, a private pilot certificate is the first major milestone on the road to becoming an airline pilot.

Eligibility Requirements

To earn a private pilot certificate, a pilot must:

  • Be 17 years of age.
  • Read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

36 Hours

Cohort Lectures
Group

40 Hours

Aircraft Instruction
Dual

15 Hours

Briefing/Debriefing
One-on-One

40 Hours

Aircraft Rental
Dual

10 Hours

Aircraft Rental
Solo

Free Starter Kit

Includes Pilot’s Booklet, Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, Airplane Flying Handbook, E-6B + Plotter, Kneeboard, FAR/AIM, Logbook, Charts, ACS, Sporty’s Private Pilot Kit, and ASA Written Prep and Oral Guides.

Free Training Resources

All students can access our large library of flight training resources free of charge. ActivePILOT does not believe in purchasing unnecessary study materials or expensive training programs.

Flexible Payment Plans

ActivePILOT offers a straightforward payment plan. Students approved for the payment plan, can pay the cost of their training in one initial deposit of $4,000 plus 10 weekly installments of $1,000.

Great Cohort Support

Spend more time with your fellow classmates and take full advantage of the support you can get by studying together and pushing for excellence. Your instructors are also available if you need them.

Amazing Student Life

ActivePILOT offers numerous student services, events, and activities that are available to help students achieve their goals and add something extra to their flight training experience.

Financial Aid Opportunities

In partnership with the local businesses and major flight training financing institutions, students can benefit from various financial aid and scholarship programs that are available to them.

Start with a Zoom Consultation

Our Zoom consultations are the most convenient way of answering all your questions about starting your flight training to becoming a pilot. Zoom consultations are free of charge, but we require advance scheduling.

Address: Van Nuys Airport, 7900 Balboa Blvd, Ste 204, Van Nuys, CA 91406

Email Us: Fly@ActivePILOT.com

Call Us: (818) 528 6777

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