PPL(A) Theory course – Private pilot theory course

In accordance with EASA standards: PART-FCL

The PPL(A) Theoretical Training Course – Private Pilot (Airplane) is designed for individuals interested in training to obtain either a private pilot license PPL(A) or a Light Aircraft Pilot License LAPL(A). No prior flying experience is required to start the course. Upon completion of the course, graduates can subsequently apply for the private pilot theory exam at the Civil Aviation Authority in any EU member state. Passing the PPL(A) theory exam is a mandatory requirement for obtaining either the private pilot license PPL(A) or the light aircraft pilot license LAPL(A).

Subjects of the course

Air law, principles of flight, general aircraft knowledge, communication, operational procedures, meteorology, flight planning and monitoring, navigation, human performance.



Graduates of the PPL(A) Theoretical Training Course – Private Pilot (Airplane) can apply for the private pilot theory exam at the Civil Aviation Authority in any EU member state. The PPL(A) theory exam is a mandatory requirement for obtaining either the private pilot license PPL(A) or the light aircraft pilot license LAPL(A).



The theory instruction for the PPL(A) Theoretical Training Course – Private Pilot (Airplane) is individualized. According to the student’s preferences, the entire course can be conducted either remotely (online) or in-person, combined with self-study. In-person theory instruction is usually integrated with flight training.


  • In total, the course includes 100 hours of study. Of which:
  • Consultation with an instructor 20 hours in-person or online
  • Self-study using CBT (computer-based training) through eLearning provided by our school constitutes 80% of the entire course. For self-study, our flight school offers students a unique and comprehensive online theory learning system called CBT.
  • The maximum duration of the course is 12 months.


  • A maximum of 20 hours of the course is allocated to consultations.
  • Consultations with the instructor will be scheduled individually. 
  • Online consultations are provided in virtual classrooms and are led live by instructors. Lessons in virtual classrooms are organized as video conferences. To join the consultations, all you need is a laptop or tablet with a camera, microphone and internet connection.
  • In-person consultations are provided in the classrooms of the school at the Kladno Airport


You can start the course immediately after purchase, the student will receive access data to our school’s eLearning. The eLearning contains individual subjects of study. Each course then includes presentations and study materials from the school, recommended textbooks to study, supplementary study materials, videos and practice tests. Our school’s eLearning platform also includes exam questions to prepare for examinations at the Civil Aviation Authority.


Study materials and textbooks are included in the eLearning platform and are included in the course fee.


Upon successful completion of all course subjects, students receive a certificate of completion. Students can then take the Civil Aviation Authority examinations in any EU Member State. Students take the Civil Aviation Authority examination for each subject separately.


We are committed to client satisfaction with our products, so we provide an option for this product within 21 days of the start of the course, to withdraw from the purchase with a money back guarantee in case you are not satisfied with the product or find that the course you have purchased is not suitable for you. As a condition of the use of money-back guarantee, the student must complete the prescribed exercises and tests given in the course according to the schedule prior to withdrawal.


Distance theory courses with online teaching and video conferences

Study materials included in the course price

Theory courses start 6 times a year

Possibility to customize your studies individually

Flight school near Prague

High success rate of our students in exams

Thanks to the Airbus A320 FNPT II MCC APS Simulator, our school has secured a leading position not only in the Czech Republic but also in Central Europe. The Airbus A320 FNPT II MCC simulator meets EASA requirements for Airline Pilot Standard (APS) pilot training.

The BSA aircraft fleet consists of CESSNA aircraft equipped with modern avionics used in commercial aircraft. All aircraft are carefully and regularly serviced.

Blue Sky Aviation is a certified company in the international network of CESSNA PILOT CENTER flight schools operated by the aircraft manufacturer Cessna, an American company Textron Aviation.

Pilot training from zero to professional commercial aircraft pilot according to European EASA standards. The obtained licenses and qualifications are valid in all countries of the European Union.

Don’t have enough personal funds for training? We will help you secure financing for your pilot training.

We go above and beyond to accommodate your needs and requirements, both in training and when renting aircraft. Our flight and theoretical courses are conducted in the form of individual lessons, exclusively between an instructor and a student.

Learning materials for the theory course and sample questions for exam preparation are available to you 24/7 online and offline on our unique e-Learning portal. The theory teaching materials are FREE OF CHARGE.

You can reserve the aircraft for your flights yourself in our online reservation system.

We offer our own accommodation for students of our flight school directly at our airport Kladno or next to the airport Vaclav Havel in Prague – 20 min from us.

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