Texas Flight – Flight Training – Private Pilot

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Private Pilot Instrument Rating Commercial Single and Muli-Engine

 

Part 61
For a Single Engine Airplane Rating:
Total Time : 40 hours which consists of at least:
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Dual :
20 hours of flight training with an instructor on the Private Pilot areas of operation that includes:
3 hours of cross-country flight training in a single engine airplane;
3 hours of night flight training in a single engine airplane, that includes at least-
 
  • 1 cross-country flight of over 100 nm. total distance; and
  • 10 takeoffs and 10 landings with each involving a flight in the traffic pattern.
3 hours of flight training by reference to instruments in a single engine airplane; and
(See Note 1)
3 hours of flight training in a single engine airplane within the preceding 60 days prior to the practical test.
Solo :
10 hours of solo flying in a single engine airplane on the Private Pilot areas of operation, that includes:
5 hours of solo cross-country flying;
1 solo cross-country flight of at least 150 nm. total distance with 3 points and one segment of at least 50 nm. between takeoff and landings; and
3 takeoffs and landings at a controlled airport.
NOTE :
Where §61.109 requires “. . . 3 hours of flight training by reference to instruments in a single engine airplane” [i.e., II.A.3.] or “. . . in a multiengine airplane” [i.e., III. A.3.] or “. . . in a poweredlift” [i.e., VI. A.3.] it has to be in the aircraft in flight. It cannot be in a FS, FTD, or a PCATC. The “. . . flight training by reference to instruments . . .” must have been in the aircraft in flight. Read more…
Part 141
Airplane single-engine course.
Total : 35 hours that consists of at least:
Dual :
20 hours in a single engine airplane on the Private Pilot areas of operations that includes at least:
3 hours of cross-country training;
3 hours night flight training;
A. 1 cross-country flight of over 100 nm. total distance; and
B. 10 takeoffs and 10 landings with each involving a flight in the traffic pattern.
3 hours of instrument training; and (See Note 1)
3 hours of flight training in preparation for the practical test within the preceding 60 days prior to the practical test.
Solo :
5 hours in a single engine airplane on the Private Pilot areas of operations that includes at least :
1 solo cross-country flight of at least 150 nm. total distance with 3 points and one segment of at least 50 nm. between takeoff and landing; and
3 takeoffs and landings at an airport with an operating control tower.
NOTE :
Where the rules require “. . . 3 hours of instrument training in a single engine airplane” or “. . . in a multiengine airplane” or “. . . in a powered-lift” it has to be in the aircraft in flight. IT CANNOT BE IN A FLIGHT SIMULATOR, FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICE, OR AN PCATD. IT HAS TO BE IN THE AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT! Read more…