Your entry point to aviation

This course is the first step towards your modular training. Holding a PPL License is a prerequisite to start the Modular Helicopter ATPL Course. Also, if all what you want is to fly for fun or sport, this is definitely what you need.

Get your career started

Private Pilot training is the first step to becoming an Airline pilot. This licence will allow you to start your Modular training.

Enjoy the fun of flying

You will be entitled to fly the Aeroclub de Sabadell aircraft for sport or recreative flying.


Whether you do it for fun, just to enjoy the pleasure of flight, or because you are starting your training towards a professional career, the Private Pilot Course (PPL) is your first step into the aviation world.

No other course opens as many possibilities for your future than having a PPL ticket: you can progress through a different types of helicopters and activities that will give you an entire new perspective to the world of aviation.

Besides, you can advance your training adding new type ratings such as the Robinson R44 advanced Helicopter or class ratings such as the Instrument Rating (IR) to allow you to fly at night or in bad weather.

And, at any time, you can transition from your PPL to a Professional career through the Modular CPL or Modular ATPL courses, so it is an investment that may pay up for itself in the future!!!

Enjoy flying for fun, and when you are ready for it, start your professional career. You’ll never regret your PPL training.


The course is composed of 100 hours of ground school covering the following subjects:

  • Air Law and ATC procedures
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation
  • Communications
  • Human Performance
  • Operational Procedures
  • Flight Principles
  • Aircraft Performance and Flight Planning
  • Aircraft General Knowledge

The flight training phase is composed of 45 hours of instruction, on a agreed schedule with the instructor, and can be done on both available fleet types:

  • Robinson R22
  • Robinson R44

The approximate duration of the course is 2 months, allowing the student to complete the ground school and flight training simultaneously.


Applicants must comply with the following:

  • Being over 17 yo
  • Being able to pass a Class II Pilot Medical Exam


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About Barcelona Flight School

Barcelona Flight School is an Authorized Training Organization by the Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea under EASA Part-FCL with the ATO number E-ATO-037 with over 60 years of experience providing flight training to future pilots.

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