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Ellipse Aviation is here to help you complete your flight hours and guide you through the process of obtaining your Ultra-Light Pilot Permit and Instructor Rating. Our instructors guide you through each flight and ground school training as your lessons progress, providing each student with a personalized, hands-on experience. The requirements stated below must be met over the course of your training to obtain the permit or rating. A great way to start is with the purchase of an Introductory Flight lesson.
Ultra-Light Pilot Permit
Fly Basic and Advanced Ultra-Light Aircraft solo.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must hold a Category 4 Medical Certificate valid for a Pilot Permit - Ultra-Light Aeroplane
  • Must have completed a minimum of 20 hours of Ultra-Light aeroplane pilot ground school instruction (on the following subjects: Air Law, Navigation, Meteorology, Aeronautics, and Emergency Procedures)
  • Must have passed PSTAR written test to obtain a Student Pilot Permit
  • Must have obtained a minimum of 60% on the written examination Pilot Permit - Ultra-Light Aeroplane (ULTRA)
  • Must have acquired a minimum of 10 hours of total flight time, including 5 hours dual instruction and 2 hours solo
Study and Reference Guide (ULTRA)
Ultra-Light Passenger Carrying Rating
Obtain the additional privilege of carrying passengers with your Ultra-Light Pilot Permit.
  • Must be a least 16 years of age
  • Must hold a Category 4 Medical Certificate valid for a Pilot Permit - Ultra-Light Aeroplane
  • Must have acquired a minimum of 25 hours of total flight time, including 15 hours dual instruction, 2 hours cross-country flight time, and 5 hours solo flight time
  • Must have successfully completed a flight test
Study and Reference Guide (Passenger Carrying Rating)
Ultra-Light Flight Instructor Rating
Train and teach students on Ultra-Light Aircraft.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must hold a Category 3 Medical Certificate
  • Must have acquired at least 10 hours of training in instructional techniques
  • Must have obtained 80% on the written examination Flight Instructor Rating Instructional Techniques (FITEN)
  • Must have successfully completed ground school training, including normal and emergency procedures, on Ultra-Light aeroplanes
  • Must have obtained 90% on the written examination ULTRA
  • Must have acquired a minimum of 50 hours flight time, including 5 hours of dual instruction, 5 hours of dual flight time on instructional techniques, and 25 hours solo flight time
  • Must have successfully completed a flight test
Study and Reference Guide (Instructor Rating)
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