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Private Pilot License

The private pilot’s license is the aviation equivalent of a driver’s license. It enables the license holder to fly an aircraft privately and with non commercial passengers.

This license is essentially suited for aviation enthusiasts,hobby flying,adventure flying to name a few..

As a matter of fact, the Private Pilots license is simply an introduction to aviation and the pleasures of flying. Thus, making it the perfect stepping stone for budding students as well as working professionals to venture into the wonderful world of aviation.

With Modular courses carefully designed to suit the busy schedule of working professionals as well as students, to help throttle their flying dream.

Key Features

First PPL program in India to guarantee completion of flying training in 3 months.*
Modular courses with weekend classes to suit the schedule of working professionals.
40 hours of Flight Training on Single Engine Aircraft (DA 40 D).
Experience Glass Cockpit Flying on Garmin 1000.
Opportunity to upgrade to CPL & ATPL programs.
Private Pilot License with single-engine Instrument Rating.


• Age – At least 15 years at the time of enrollment.
• Completed 10th Board Exam (or equivalent examination) from a recognized education board.
• Candidates should either be enrolled with HATS for DGCA PPL ground classes or should have passed all the PPL theory examinations conducted by DGCA.

License & Privileges

• DGCA Private Pilot License.
• Single-Engine Instrument Rating.

Program Structure


• The enrollment process begins by registering for the course.
• After registration candidates will be assisted to apply for board verification and computer number on the basis of relevant documents. Computer Number is your unique identity available with Central Examination Organization (CEO), DGCA to appear for all types of Pilot examinations.
• It is mandatory to establish the medical fitness of a candidate aspiring to be a Private Pilot. Candidates, therefore, require a Class II Medical clearance by any of the DGCA approved doctors.
We provide complete assistance to our permanent students in the entire process of Class II medicals.


Candidates are required to appear and clear DGCA theoretical PPL exams before proceeding for flight training. Upon clearing DGCA examinations, candidates need to apply for a Student Pilot License. The total duration of flight training is approximately 2-3 months. The same classes will suffice for appearing for DGCA CPL exams as well.


Students will progress from zero experience level to Private Pilot licenses with Single Engine (SE-IR) Instrument Rating endorsements. The flying training requirement set by DGCA towards the Private Pilot License is as follows.

• Total Flying – 40 Hours
• Pilot-in-Command (PIC) – 10 Hours
• Cross Country (PIC) – 05 Hours


HATS will provide accommodation to enrolled students for the period of completing the training. The cost of accommodation will vary depending upon single occupancy or double sharing or triple sharing.

Fee Structure

• Registration – ₹ 15,000 (Rupees fifteen thousand)
• 40 Hrs of Flight Training –  ₹ 6,60,000 (Rupees six lac sixty thousand)
• 500 Hrs of Ground Classes – ₹ 1,80,000 (Rupees one lac eighty thousand)
• Accommodation & Transportation – ₹ 10,500 to ₹ 15,000 (Depending on type of accommodation. Refer HATS Accommodation for more information)

* Fee structure is subjected to change if the student exceeds the training hours.

Payment Schedule

Students are not required to pay for the entire flight training program in advance. However, they need to adhere to the pre-structured payment schedule:
• First Installment – ₹ 3,30,000/- (Within 30 days of registration).
• Second and Final Installment – ₹ 3,30,000/- (Within 10 days of commencement of the course or before completion of 10 hours of flying training, whichever is earlier).


• DGCA Computer Number
• Medical Examination
• Accommodation
• Loan Support

* As per the terms and conditions.