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  • You must be at least 17 years of age for your license, 16 years of age to solo.

  • You must be able to read, speak, write and understand English.

  • You must obtain a Third Class Medical Certificate.

  • You must receive Private ground instruction.

  • You must pass a written examination with a score of 70% or better.

  • You must have logged at least 40 hours of flight time, consisting of:

    • 20 hours of flight instruction of which

      • 3 hours is cross-country

      • 3 hours at night (10 takeoffs & landings to a full stop & one cross-country at least 100 NM)

      • 3 hours of instrument training

      • 3 hours in preparation for the flight test within the preceding 60 days

    • 10 hours of solo flight time

      • 5 hours of solo cross-country

        • One cross-country of 150 NM with full-stop landings at a minimum of three points, one leg of which is more than 50 NM between its takeoff and landing locations.

      • 3 solo takeoffs & landings to a full stop at an airport with an operating control tower.

    • 10 hours are optional for use as either solo or dual, whichever the instructor feels is needed to best prepare the student.

  • You must successfully complete a flight test given by an FAA Inspector or Designated Examiner.

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