Become a Pilot

 

Private Pilot
Requirements

- Be at least 17 years of age

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain at least a current third-class medical certificate

- Receive a minimum of 40 hours of flight time including training and          solo flight

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

Instrument Rating
Requirements

- Be at least 17 years of age

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Have at least 50 hours of Pilot in Command Cross Country

- 40 hours of actual or simulated instrument conditions

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

Commercial Pilot
Requirements

- Be at least 18 years of age

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain at least a current second-class medical certificate

- Have a minimum of 250 hours of flight time

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

Certified Flight Instructor
Requirements

- Be at least 18 years of age

- Hold a commercial pilot certificate

- Hold an instrument rating (for helicopter CFI)

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain at least a current second-class medical certificate

- Have logged at least 250 hours and the required training for the CFI rating per FAA regulations

- Pass 2 knowledge tests as well as the practical test

Texas Aviation Academy can also accomodate: 

  • G1000 checkouts,

  • Insurance Checkouts

  • Training you in your own aircraft.

Contact us for more special programs information!