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Private Pilot

Why become a private pilot?

Flying is a great way to bring distant destinations within easy reach. Enjoy the incredible view from the air. Enjoy a community that shares your enthusiasm for flying. Talk to a pilot; they will tell you flying is the most fun, rewarding, and challenging experience of their lives. Enjoy the benefit of being able to travel faster to fun destinations for business or pleasure.

Why Air Direct?

  • FAA Part 141 accredited school assures the quality of both our training and aircraft
  • Experienced and committed instructors Convenient and flexible scheduling that fits your needs
  • One on one quality and personalized training
  • Safe and well maintained fleet
  • On-site knowledge exam testing

What are the requirements?

Our part 141 program can get you the private Pilot certificate with a minimum of 35 hours as compared to 40 hours for Part 61.


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All August Checkride Success's

Air Direct Airways Flight Academy has had 4 successful checkrides and one successful Solo this month of August. Brian Coelho passed his Private Pilot Multi Engine exam. Harsha Venkatesh passed his Single Engine Private Pilot exam. Doug Place passed his Single Engine Pilot exam as well. J Camden smith III passed his CFI exam and Tim O'Neill has Solo'd towards his Private Pilot ticket. Congrats to all Pilots and their Instructors as well.

Successful Multi Engine check ride

On Tuesday August 9th, Brian Coelho passed his check ride for his Private Pilot Multi Engine. His hard work in our Duchess has paid off. His next goal is his Instrument Multi Engine ticket. Congratulations to Doug Gale and the rest of our flight Instructors.,

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