Flying Training Syllabus - PPL

Private Pilot Licence (Aeroplane) 
A pilot trainee shall receive dual instructions in aeroplanes/microlights as applicable, from an authorised Flight Instructor who shall ensure that the pilot trainee has operational experience in at least the following areas to the level of performance required for the private pilot: 
a)      pre-flight operations, including mass and balance determination, aeroplane inspection and servicing
b)     aerodrome and traffic pattern operations, collision avoidance precautions and procedures;
c)      control of the aeroplane by external visual reference;
d)     flight at critically slow airspeeds; spin avoidance; recognition of, and recovery from, incipient and full stalls;
e)      flight at critically high airspeeds; recognition of, and recovery from, spiral dives;
f)       normal and cross-wind take-offs and landings;
g)      maximum performance (short field and obstacle clearance) take-offs; short-field landings;
h)     flight by reference solely to instruments, including the completion of a level 180 degree turn;
i)        cross-country flying using visual reference, dead-reckoning and, where available, radio navigation aids;
j)        emergency operations, including simulated aeroplane equipment malfunctions; and
k)      operations to, from and transitting controlled aerodromes, compliance with air traffic services procedures, radio-telephony procedures and phraseology.
l)        Threat and Error management

If the privileges of the licence are to be exercised at night as well, the applicant shall receive dual instructions in aeroplanes/microlights in night flying, including take-offs, landings and navigation.


Not less than 40 hours of flight time including
-> at least 10 hours of Solo Flight time
-> at least 5 hours of cross country Solo Flight time including a flight of at least 150 nautical miles with landing at two different aerodromes.
Relevant for these courses