Those wondering how to become a pilot , this license is a must have for both leisure and professional accreditation.

The Privet Pilot License will allow you the privilege of flying amongst the stunning beauty of Sri Lanka and the world. On our courses are fully integrated with one on one and group ground school classes to cover the seven subjects which make up the written part of the course. You will be able to fly your family, friends and colleagues on incredible adventures once you earn earn your PPL wings.

This license is internationally accepted and therefore will allow you to convert it to a PPL of all member states of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) with the mere formality of paper work.

The minimum age to obtain a PPL from the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka is 17, although you can begin training from the age of 16 by obtaining a Student Pilot License (SPL) which does not require any prior experience in flying.

Potential candidates will be subjected to an aptitude test by the Academy to ascertain suitability of candidates to follow the course.

Entry requirement for PPL

  • Age not less than 17 years.
  • Medical fitness (Class I / II )

Components of a PPL(A) course and probable duration

Module 1 Theoretical Training 8 weeks
Module 2 Flying training 40 hours – 4 months
Theory Examinations at CAASL 1 – 2 weeks
Flying Test by CAASL 1 day

Module 1

Theoretical Training – Contents

  • Air Law and Operational Procedures
  • Principles of Flight
  • Navigation & Communication Theory
  • Meteorology
  • Human Performance Limitations
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Flight Performance & Planning
  • Practical Communication (RT Test)

Module 2

Flight Training – Contents

Total duration for a Full PPL course module 1 and 2 is approximately 6 months . Allowance shall be given for aircraft breakdown and repair , Aerodrome closure and adverse weather conditions

Total 40 hours
Cross country 05 hours as PIC
Instrument 05 hours
Note : Course duration will vary depending on requirements and conditions at time of enrollment” to the Course content section of ppl
Course Fee
Payments can made be in 5 easy, interest free installments.


PPL for Leisure Flyers

This unique PPL course is specially designed for aviation enthusiast who wish to fly an aeroplane on their own, with the family or friends at their leisure.