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PPL

Training course objective

The PPL Theoretical Knowledge Course provides training to a level of theoretical knowledge required for the Private Pilot’s Licence for Aeroplanes/Helicopters (PPL(A) or PPL(H) ) and prepares the candidate for the PPL Theoretical Knowledge Examinations.  

Minimum requirements to take up the training course or part of the course

The minimum requirements that the candidate should fulfill to take up the PPL(A) or PPL(H) training course are the following:

  • The applicant must be at least 16 years old;
  • Passed entrance test in English language;
  • Passed entrance test in Mathematics;
  • Passed entrance test in Physic.

Before training begins, Aviation Academy organise entrance test for English, Mathematics and Physics. Only after passing these exams, student can start with PPL training in Academy.

Training structure

The theoretical training include: theoretical training, practical training on simulator and practical knowledge assessments.

            Complete theoretical training for the Private Pilot License lasts at least 25 working days, having in mind that regular attendance of classes and students’ commitment can have a significant effect on the duration of the course. 

                    During training , students have minimum coherent 48 hours of leisure time during the consecutive seven days, and between two working days have minimum 12 hours of permanent rest.

TRAINING SYLLABI (THEORETICAL TRAINING)

Subject

No of CLASSES

(No of progress tests per subjects)

No.

Name

cod

PPL(A)

PPL(H)

1.

Air law and ATC procedures

LAW

14

15

(1)

(1)

2.

Aircraft general knowledge

AGK

28

29

(1)

(1)

3.

Flight Performance and Planning

FPP

4

6

(0)

(0)

4.

Human Performance

HPL

8

8

(1)

(1)

5.

Meteorology

MET

26

26

(1)

(1)

6.

Navigation

NAV

30

30

(2)

(2)

7.

Operational Procedures

OPS

8

8

(0)

(0)

8.

Principles of Flight

PRF

12

14

(1)

(1)

9.

Communications

COM

10

10

(1)

(1)

140

140


*NOTE:
During PPL theoretical knowledge instruction, duration of lecture is expressed in classes, where one class equals 45 minutes of lecture.  

During the course, progress tests are organized to follow the student’s achievement. Knowledge examination process is based upon multiple choice questions. Each question has at least 4 possible answers but only one is correct.

Number of progress tests for each subject during training is given in Chart above.

After the training has been finished, all students are obliged to pass the final exam for every subject they attended. Condition for taking the final exam is to attend 80% classes. 

Only after passing final exams in all ground subjects and receiving ATO Recommendation (FORM PEL N101A), student can apply for examination in front of Civil Aviation Directorate of Serbia.