Your entry point to aviation

The Private Pilot License (PPL) is the first step towards your modular training. Holding a PPL License is a prerequisite to start a Modular ATPL Programme. 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 planes and activities that will give you an entire new perspective to the world of aviation.

Besides, you can advance your training adding new class ratings like the Multi-engine rating (ME) or the Instrument Rating (IR) to allow you to fly in advanced planes or even in bad weather.

And, at any time, you can transition from your PPL to a Professional career through the CPL Course or Modular ATPL Programme, 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 105 hours of ground school:

In-Person Option

  • Weekdays / Weekends (spanish)
  • Intensive 1 month (august, spanish)
  • Intensive 1 month (english 4/year)

On-line Option

  • 83h Standalone study (Ipad / Mac required)
  • 16h tutored revision + school exams
  • Air Law and ATC
  • Human Performance
  • Meteorology
  • Communications
  • Principles of Flight
  • Operational Procedures
  • Performance and Flight Planning
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Navigation

The flight training phase is composed of 45 hours of instruction, on a agreed schedule with the instructor, and can be done any single engine fleet type:

  • Tecnam P92 VLA
  • Cessna C-152
  • Cessna C-172N / C-172R / C-172S

Although the duration of the theoretical phase is 1-3 months, the typical duration of the course is between 6 to 12 months, depending upon the student’s dedication, and their ability 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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