EagleFlight Aviation is dedicated to providing top rate instruction in all
training from Light Sport Pilot to Airline Transport Pilot. With the
highest pilot pass rate in the Kansas City area you are sure to get the
best training experience around.
EagleFlight currently does not have a set location but offers flight
training where and when the students needs take them. For pilots with
aircraft, the EagleFlight instructors can meet you at your hanger. For
pilots without their own planes, flight training is primarily offered at the
Gardner Flight School in Gardner, KS. Conveniently located in
southwest Johnson County just off of I-35, the Gardner airport offers a
great training environment with many time saving features. Flight
training at certain other flight schools is available.
|Light Sport Training
Currently Available For Owners
The newest form of certification available from the FAA is the light
sport category. This new category allows the light sport pilot to do
many of the same things as a private pilot with a few added limitations.
A light sport pilot may operate an aircraft that meets certain
requirements. A few of those include:
- Single Engine
- Two Seat
- Max gross weight of 1320lbs or less
- Max forward speed of 120kts
- Max stall speed of 45kts
The training requirements to attain a sport pilot certificate are much
like those of the private pilot. These include:
15 hours minimum flight training with a FAA certified instructor
- 20 hours minimum total flight time including
5 hours minimum solo time
- Hold a current valid state issued drivers license (takes place of
Light sport training is a great way to get your feet wet. See what it is
like to fly an
airplane for travel or fun. All flight time built as a sport pilot is
applicable to progress
toward a private certificate.
|Pictured above is a Remos G3 600, a light sport training aircraft we hope to soon have
available for rent through EagleFlight.
|Brady Lane is an Experimental Aircraft Association employee and sport pilot. He has put
together a blog showing his progress through earning his certificate. Click on the picture to
follow his story.
|Private Pilot Certificate
Making the choice to become a pilot is one of the greatest choices you
can make. The freedom to use aviation for personal travel or to
further a business opens the doors to adventure. Listed below are the
FAA requirements to achieve to obtain your pilot certificate.
40 hours total flight time, Including...
20 hours of dual instruction of which...
3 hours dual cross country
3 hours night time
10 night landings
3 hours of instrument
3 hours of check ride prep
10 hours of solo, Including
5 hours solo cross country
3 takeoffs and landings at a controlled field
Pass a written test, an oral test and a flight test
We look forward to providing you with the path to new adventures.
Now let the fun begin!
The instrument rating opens up a whole new set of opportunities to
utilize your private pilot certificate. Acquiring your instrument rating not
only makes those long cross country flights on less that perfect days
possible, it builds confidence in your piloting skills and knowledge of
weather. It is a much needed tool if you are using your airplane for
personal travel. Listed below are the basic FAA requirements to
obtain your instrument rating.
Hold at least a private pilot certificate
50 hours total of cross-country flight as pilot-in-command
40 hours of actual or simulated instrument time of which:
15 hours of instruction from a CFII
1 cross country flight under IFR at least 250 miles
Some of the instruction can be done in our simulator.
Pass an oral and flight test