Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955
Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955

Basic Prequisites to Become a Private Pilot


Age - You can begin Flight Training at any age. However, the FAA requires you to be 16 years of age to conduct solo flight and 17 years old to obtain a Private Pilot License.


Physical Condition - You must be able to pass a simple FAA physical conducted by an authorized FAA Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).


Communication Skills - You must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English Language, the international standard for aviation communications.


Personal Origin - You must be a Citizen of the United States or meet specific stringent criteria for Foreign Nationals.


Curtis Eads Flight School
1200 Gene Bolton Dr.

Hangar #6

Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ)

Suffolk, VA 23434

Phone: (757) 465-1692



Business Hours

24 Hours.

Our office number is a cell. We respond to text messaging as well during reasonable hours


Please leave a message if necessary.


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