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Private Pilot License (PPL)

Privileges and conditions

Private Pilot License (PPL) will give you the privileges to act as a pilot in command in non-commercial operations in Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) on single engine aircraft.
The PPL-certificate is the basis for a career in aviation.

Applicants for a PPL shall be at least 17 years old.
Medical certificate with at least class 2 must be obtained before first solo flying.

Flight Training

At least 45 hours of flight instruction. When applicable, credit for previous experience may be given.

Price from 111 600 SEK. Paid by installments during the course. (Approximately 2 480 SEK per block hour with a flight instructor in the Cessna 172)

Theory Training

The PPL theory training consists of 135 hours (15 hours per week) distance learning/self studies with web based literature from Flygcert.com followed by 27 hours classroom instruction conducted at the flight schools facilities at Trollhättan Airport.

The price includes:

  • Flygcert.com PPL course in Swedish or English
  • Flygcert.com Technical course for C172 or PA28
  • Support during the self-study period including progress monitoring
  • Classroom lessons
  • School tests with review
  • Planning for CAA tests

Subjects:

  • AGK – Aircraft general knowledge
  • POF – Principles of flight
  • ALW – Air law
  • MET – Meteorology
  • COM – Communications
  • HP – Human performance
  • NAV – Navigation
  • FPP – Flight performance and planning
  • OP – Operational procedures

Price 14 500 SEK. Paid before the theory course starts. (Additional training material below not included)

You buy your additional training material here

Flight package PPL/LAPL Pilotshop.se Student handbook PPL, Log book and TMA 3 chart Göteborg/Värmland
Stockholm ICAO chart
Jeppesen ST-CSG Flight computer
Civil Air L1P Gama PPL

Theory Course start week 12 and 34 but you can start your flight training and self studies anytime!

Note: This course is available at ESGT Trollhättan. All prices include VAT. Flight club membership, Examination and Certificate costs are not included.

Distance Theory Course – PPL/LAPL (See under Schedule for actual dates)
WeekWeekDay/TimeLessonGround lessonClassroom (h)Distance (h)
1234Sat 10-120Introduction2
13
14
15
35
36
37
Self studies – 020 AIRCRAFT GENERAL
Self studies – 080 PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT
Self studies – 010 AIR LAW
15
15
15
1638Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
1
2
3
4
020 AIRCRAFT GENERAL
080 PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT
010 AIR LAW
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
1739Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO
17
18
19
39
40
41
Self studies – 050 METEOROLOGY
Self studies – 090 COMMUNICATION
Self studies – 040 HUMAN PERFORMANCE
15
15
15
2042Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
5
6
7
8
050 METEOROLOGY
090 COMMUNICATION
040 HUMAN PERFORMANCE
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
2143Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO
21
22
23
43
44
45
Self studies – 060 NAVIGATION
Self studies – 030 FLIGHT PERFORMANCE & PLANNING
Self studies – 070 OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES
15
15
15
2446Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
9
10
11
12
060 NAVIGATION
030 FLIGHT PERFORMANCE & PLANNING
070 OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
2547Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO