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Private Pilot Licence: do you want to become a private pilot? all you need to know

Emerson de Mello

Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)

Private Pilot Licence: do you want to become a private...

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In this seminar you will have answers to your questions if you are considering to become a pilot. It is not an easy decision as it involves time, costs and a lot of options and conditions to consider.
Presented by a private pilot licensed in UK, the presenter will cover all the topics below and you will be able to ask your own questions by the end of the presentation.

Sandwich buffet and refreshments will be provided (including coffee and tea).

Topics:

1. PPL explained

a. PPL for airplanes, helicopters, gyroplanes and balloons
b. PPL, NPPL and LAPL differences
c. Visual Flight Rules
d. Type ratings
e. Validity and staying current

2. Aircraft types: differences and features

a. Cessnas, Pipers, Cirrus, Pilatus and others
b. Microlights for PPL(g) and PPL(ba)
c. Helicopter types for PPL(h)

3. Flying schools options around London

a. List of schools
b. Location
c. Differences between them

4. Medical certificate

a. Check this first, before you start
b. What they are going to check
c. Existing medical condition. You might still be eligible to fly.
d. Where to get your medical certificate

5. How much it actually costs

a. Aircraft options
b. Your performance is important
c. Equipment, study material, exams fees and medical check costs
d. Commuting

6. Instructors

a. There are differences between them and how they can impact with your learning
b. Real case scenarios and some comments about them

7. Ground exams

a. All the ground exams explained
b. What you actually need to study and pass your exams
c. Sittings. Tips and advices

8. Confidence over fear: are you ready?

a. Solo flight
b. Qualifying cross country requirement
c. Final practical exam
d. How long does it take to complete the course
e. Try a flight experience

9. What actually you can do with this licence

a. What to explore
b. Short trips, day trips or even more
c. Many flying groups out there
d. The start of a commercial pilot career
e. It could not be an expensive hobby - find out how

10. Questions time

 

FAQs 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Car parking in front of the church is free but it is limited.
The closest stations are Great Portland Street and Regents Park.
Bus number C2 travel through Albany St.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, but we need to know the full name of the person coming to the seminar.

 

Do you have questions about Private Pilot Licence: do you want to become a private pilot? all you need to know? Contact Emerson de Mello

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St Bedes Hall - Converted Church - 2nd floor
Access via opposite side of 55 Albany Street
NW1 4EE London
United Kingdom

Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 (BST)


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Emerson de Mello

Private Pilot in UK and IT Project Manager in Financial Industry (Wealth Management)

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