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Private Pilot License (PPL)
Course in India


A Private Pilot License (PPL) is a license that permits a pilot to handle & command an aircraft privately. A PPL holder is not paid. The PPL provides foundational knowledge and skills for all future aircraft pilot training. As a Private Pilot, you can fly an airplane day and night in visual flight conditions.To obtain a PPL International Civil Aviation Authority (ICAO), determines the requirements, the regulatory body for obtaining a PPL differs from country to country. Private pilot courses are offered in various aviation institutes/schools in India and the tenure is shorter than the Commercial Pilot course (CPL). The Private Pilot course covers  elaborated ideas like Fundamentals of flight, Check ride Preparation , Traffic patterns , Discovering aviation,  Emergency procedures and more.

Key Features:

1. The Private Pilot Course allows you to obtain the basic pilot license certification FAA/ICAO PPL.

2. A PPL owner can fly on their own for fun & leisure.

3. A PPL course is a short term course that requires 40 -50 hours of flying experience to obtain the license.

4. The minimum eligibility criteria is to be a 10th standard pass out and a minimum age of 16 years.

5. It gives an opportunity to upgrade to CPL & ATPL programs.

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Mandatory Requirements for pursuing Private Pilot License Training

  • Completed 10th, from a recognized board/university or its equivalent examination.

  • Proficiency in English Language: You should be able to understand, read and write English to pursue your PPL course.

  • Class II Medical (Indian) with fitness certificate from DGCA designated medical practitioner.

  • Minimum of 16 years on date of joining Maverick Aviation and and 17 years for issue of PPL.

Commencement of Training:

PPL training comprises two elements, theoretical knowledge and flight training. Let’s look at each one of them in more detail

Ground Training: 

Course Duration: 2 months (Weekend Lectures)

  • At Maverick Aviation we have designed  the Private Pilot License Ground Training to help cater the need of Hobby Flyers and aspiring pilots by introducing weekend batches for lectures.

  • Our highly trained and committed staff ensure that the environment and content of our courses exceed the expectations of our students.

  • Comprehensive study material and Questions Sets are provided to each student. Tests are conducted throughout the term to gear them up for the challenging DGCA examinations.

  • We use industry leading CBT (Computer Based Training) Programs with detailed Audio-Visual Guidance that makes lectures more interactive and concepts easy to understand.

  • All candidates get lifetime access to the MAVERICK VAULT-Our very own Online Library for all your exams needs. We have a collection of over 150+ hand picked Books, Flight Trainers, Q-Banks and CBTs on various topics related to aviation available at your fingertips.

  • Lifetime  access to THE MAVERICK ACADEMY SERVER where you can interact, ask doubts, learn and even socialize with like minded individuals, mentors and pilots. 

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Ground Subjects for DGCA PPL exams

In order to get a PPL License it is mandatory for every candidate to clear the DGCA PPL exams. These Exams are conducted every 3 months by the DGCA which means you have 4 attempts in a year.

The candidate has to prepare the following subjects:

  • Air Regulations

  • Aviation Meteorology

  • Air Navigation

  • Technical General

  • Technical Specific

Course Fees
95000 INR

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Flight Training

Course Duration: 4-5 months (40 Hours)

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  • Finding the right Private Pilot Training School in India for your Pilot Training can be quite a daunting task sometimes, more so if you are an aspiring pilot with no clues based on which you can decide.

  • At Maverick Aviation we have therefore partnered with leading DGCA Approved Private Pilot Training Institute in the country and abroad to provide the most affordable, transparent and quality flight training all under one roof.

  • Our instructors with guide you on all procedures and paperwork related to DGCA and otherwise and help you in your journey to transit from the classroom to the cockpit.

On clearing all applicable theory papers and completing flight training you will be required to undergo flying skill checks with a DGCA appointed examiner to demonstrate your flying abilities.

Private pilot course admission procedure

To take admission under a Private pilot License course  the steps are basic & simple. The steps are-

1. The candidate must be fully eligible to take admission in training institutes. 

2. A minimum qualification of standard 10th passed from a recognised board.

3. Candidates must at least have a basic knowledge of subjects Physics & Math.

4. Candidate has to successfully complete his class 2 medical examination from a DGCA approved medical examiner to know if the candidate is medically FIT to become a pilot.

Private Pilot License (PPL) Fees:

Private Pilot Licence course fees in India May differ from college to college. Factors like infrastructure, training facilities, faculty, external facilities etc are some responsible factors of the total fee amount. The average estimated fee for PPL Course in Indian colleges ranges from Rs. 8.5 lakh excluding of other factors like accommodation, location of the institute etc.

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