PPL (Private Pilot’s Licence) Synopsis

Designed for flying enthusiasts, the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) is an entry level course that equips you with foundation skills to pilot a single piston-engine aircraft with confidence.

The flight training encompasses 40 hours of basic maneuvering and navigational training – complete with hands-on experience with aircraft. Under the specifications of the CAAM, the course will normally take around twelve (12) weeks to complete on a full time basis.

Upon completion, cadets are licensed to fly single-piston engine aircraft during the day.

PPL Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age of 17
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Completion of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or “O” level equivalent for prospective candidates outside Malaysia
  • Completion of a Class II medical examination by a CAAM-approved medical practitioner (Prospective candidates are advised to contact the CAAM for an updated list of medical practitioners-please refer to our FAQs).

The PPL Ground Training encompasses 115 hours of tuition and lectures on fundamental aviation theory, such as:-


  • Air Law
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • General Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Human Performance and Limitations
  • Operation Procedure
  • Principles of Flight
  • Flight Planning & Monitoring
  • Radio Telephony (Practical)
  • VFR & IFR Communications
  • Type Tech - Single Engine

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