GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Flight School Duration Statistics

The average duration to complete flight school is around 6 to 12 months, with some programs offering accelerated options that can be completed in as little as 3 to 6 months.

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"Part 61 flight schools require a minimum of 40 flight hours to get your private pilot license."

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"Part 141 flight schools require a minimum of 35 flight hours to get the your private pilot license."

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"Pilots need a minimum of 250 hours to earn a commercial pilot license."

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"Training for a private pilot license usually involves 60-75 hours of flight time."

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"The length of the commercial Pilot training depends on the frequency of training and hours flown per month, but is usually completed in 6 to 8 months."

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"A full flight training course for a multi-crew pilot license may run for about 18 months and would be conducted in a JAA-approved flight training organisation."

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"The Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) would typically be obtained over 3 years, which includes the time required to accumulate the necessary flight experience."

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"Flight training to become a military pilot is usually completed in around two years' time."

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"Recreational pilots generally need 30 hours of training to earn a recreational pilot certificate."

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"It typically takes 4 to 6 weeks of full-time work to get enough hours for a sport pilot license."

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"Light sport aircraft pilot training generally takes 20 hours of flight training to complete."

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