Private Pilot's Licence Course (PPL)

To fly recreationally, individuals are required to complete the Private Pilot's Licence Course.


  • Letter of approval from the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)
  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / ‘O’ Levels, or its equivalent a minimum of five (5) credits including English, Mathematics and a Science subject
  • Minimum age of seventeen (17) years
  • Successful medical examination Class II with requisite certificate from DCA approved medical examiner
  • Adequate competency in the English language

The duration of the course is thirteen (13) weeks / three (3) months for a total of 150 hours of flight and ground training.  The course is taken on a full-time basis


Flight Training
Flight training consists of forty (40) hours of solo and dual flying.

Ground Training
Ground training consists of one hundred and ten (110) hours which includes the subjects below:-

  • Aviation Law
  • Aircraft General
  • Navigation & Meteorology
  • Radio Telephony Theory
  • Radio Telephony Practical (RTOL)
  • Type Technical Single Engine Aircraft
  • Human Performances & Limitations

On completion and having passed the flight and ground training, the individual is licensed to fly a single engine piston aircraft subject to the conditions laid down by the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Malaysia.


The courses available at HMA:

CPL/IR(A) with Frozen ATPL
Abridged Course (CPL/IR (A) with Frozen ATPL)
Private Pilot's Licence (PPL)
Assistant Flight Instructor Course (AFI)
Admissions Procedures
Course Fees