Adding PPL to my HPL.

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Adding PPL to my HPL.

Unread post by Pitot » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:38 am

Morning peeps.
I hold and HPL license (r22, r44) and I would like to add fixed-wing flying into the mix.
I have around 38 hours in fixed-wing aircraft but its old (2008). (c150, c152, c172)
I have the full logbook from that time and I am interested to know which exams I would need to retake, and how many additional hours I would have to do to obtain the ppl license. I have read through the airlaw manual, but I could not really figure it out.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Adding PPL to my HPL.

Unread post by E816 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:50 am

I'm assuming your PPL(H) is valid.
You would need the following exams
- Principles of Flight
- Aircraft Tech & Gen
- Air Law
- Flight Performance and Planning

You would get 10 hours flight credit, so would need 35 total, but would obviously need to meet the solo and x-country requirements. Plus, you'd need to be able to past the flight test.
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Re: Adding PPL to my HPL.

Unread post by Pitot » Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:17 pm

Perfect, I am thinking 5 - 10 hours of catch-up and nav will do the trick.
Thanks so much E816.

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