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How long does it take to get my Private Pilot's License

We get this question a lot.  The answer is, it depends on you.  The FAA requires 40 hours of training before taking your Private Pilot check ride.  In reality though, the national average for earning your Private Pilot's license is about 60 hours.  When working toward your Private Pilot certificate, we recommend flying twice per week.  With this schedule, we typically see our students ready in around 50 hours.  If you can bump it to 3 times per week, you would likely be looking at about 4 months.