Learn To Fly a Powered Parachute, become an FAA certified sport pilot.
Learn To Fly a Powered Parachute, become an FAA certified sport pilot.Learn To Fly a Powered Parachute, become an FAA certified sport pilot.
Sport Pilot License Requirements
Driver's license and the student pilot certificate:
The Sport Pilot rule allows a pilot to fly light-sport aircraft without the need for an FAA medical certificate. However, a sport pilot must hold at least a current and valid U.S. driver's license in order to exercise this privilege.
What are the sport pilot eligibility requirements?
For the sport pilot certificate, you must:
Be at least 17 years old.
Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English.
Hold at least a third class medical, or hold a current and valid U.S. driver's license.
What are the training requirements for becoming a sport pilot?
Training requirements for a sport pilot certificate with a powered parachute rating —
A minimum of 12 hours flight training from an authorized instructor.
Flight training must include at least:
10 hours of flight training with an instructor in an aircraft that has dual controls (dual time).
20 takeoffs and landings to a full stop, 10 of them must be solo.
1 hour cross-country flight training.
1 hour flight training in preparation for the practical test.
Ground training from an instructor or home-study course.
FAA knowledge test on applicable aeronautical knowledge areas.
FAA practical test for the applicable light-sport aircraft privilege, also known as the Check Ride.
Sport pilot certificates will be issued without category/class designation.