Fly Day or Night and Access More Airports! The private pilot rating provides a pilot all of the advantages of the sport pilot rating plus the ability to fly at night, fly into more congested airspace, and fly a larger variety of aircraft.
Fly anytime, day or night
Access more congested airspace than a sport pilot
Private pilots are NOT restricted to aircraft that meet the Light Sport Aircraft criteria.
Time spent training for a private pilot license can be applied towards future ratings as well!
Private pilots are eligible to receive a license to fly with 40 hours of flight time.
Private pilots must have at least a third class medical certificate
Private pilots may NOT receive compensation for flying