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You can start at any age but you can not solo a powered aircraft until age 16.
You must be 17 years old to take a Private Pilot check ride.
You can fly as often as the CFI is available. The more often you fly the cheaper the cost. Less repeat lessons due to time between flights.
The time is completely up to you. The more frequent the lessons the faster. A average time is around one year, but can be faster.
The cost will very due to how fast you learn. The average is between $8000 and $10,000.
Yes as long as the visibility and clouds permit we will fly all year long.
It depends on the medication. There are certain meds that will stop you from flying.
The FAA is specifically interested in whether you have ever, in your entire life, had, been diagnosed with, or currently have:
Frequent or severe headaches
Dizziness or fainting spell
Unconciousness for any reason
Eye or vision trouble except glasses
Hay fever or allergy
Asthma or lung disease
Heart or vascular trouble
High or low blood pressure
Stomach, liver, or intestinal trouble
Kidney stone or blood in urine
Neurological disorders such as epilepsy, seizures, stroke or paralysis
Mental disorders of any sort, including depression or anxiety
Substance dependence, ever failed a drug test, substance abuse, or use of illegal substance in the previous two years
Alcohol dependence or abuse
Motion sickness requiring medication
Military medical discharge
Medical rejection by military service
Rejection for health or life insurance
Admission to a hospital
Other illness, disability, or surgery
The first will be a medical test that must be done by a FAA designated examiner. The second is a written test of aeronautical knowledge. The third is a flight test by a designated pilot examiner.
It depends on how long ago it happened. It is best to consult with the FAA before starting lessons.
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