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Below are the basic steps for becoming a pilot and earning a private pilot licence.

Step 1: Visit the Flight School

When you will visit the school you will meet and talk with pilot instructors, tour the facilities and see the fleet. It will help you see first-hand the training, aircraft, and quality of instruction a flight school will offer you. Get Started by Scheduling Your Visit Online.

Step 2: Apply for EASA Medical Certificate

Pilots must meet basic medical requirements to fly. If you want to fly professionally, you must meet higher medical standards than recreational pilots and should apply for a first class medical certificate through an Aeromedical Examiner (AME).

Step 3: Start Flight Training Lessons

Start taking flight training lessons and begin working towards obtaining the aeronautical knowledge and pilot training experience requirements needed to become a private pilot.

Step 4: Pass Private Pilot Knowledge Test

During your private pilot flight training, you will need to take and pass the computer-based EASA private pilot knowledge test. To be eligible for the test, you must receive an endorsement from your flight school.

Step 5: Pass Private Pilot Practical Exam

The final step in earning your EASA private pilot certificate is to take a practical exam with a Flight Examiner.This exam consists of both an oral and a flight portion, and once completed you will be a private pilot.

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