A Private Pilot Licence (PPL) allows you to fly as a Pilot-In-Command (PIC) or co-pilot of a Malaysian-registered aircraft (not operated for hire and reward) for the aircraft class or types as endorsed in your license.

Entry Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 17
  • Must be able to achieve at least Level 4 in Aviation English Language Test
  • Completion of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or “O” level equivalent for prospective candidates outside Malaysia
  • Pass medical examination Class II with a requisite certificate from a CAAM Designated Medical Examiner (applicants are advised to check the CAAM website directly for an up-to-date list of such DME)

Ground School Training Requirements:

MFA offers Ground School training for CAAM PPL. During the Ground School, the entire syllabus is taught in 100 hours over a period of 4 weeks. Below are the subjects taught in PPL Ground School.

  • Air Law
  • Human Performance and Limitation
  • Meteorology
  • VFR Communications
  • Radio Telephony (Practical)
  • Principle of Flight
  • Operational Procedures
  • Flight Performance, Planning and Loading
  • Aircraft General Knowledge (A)

Flying Phase Training Requirements:

Aircraft Flown: PA28

Simulator Flown: N/A

Total Flight Training including PPL flight test: 40 hours minimum

Flying skills taught during Day: General Handling, Navigation, Basic Instrument Flying