How can I do my Time Building in the USA?

Am I qualified to fly in the USA? 

  • ICAO or EASA PPL holder
  • Minimum valid PPL (A)
  • Valid medical
  • Register on www.FAA.gov

How does it work

Before arriving flight base:

  • Fill paperwork 
  • Decide which base you like to do the FAA validation with FAA DPE 
  • Attend online preparation course 
    • Learn the differences in phraseology 
    • Learn the US airspace
    • Obtain and interpret WX services 
    • Read VFR Charts

After arrival to flight base:

  • Standardization flight 
  • Flight review with endorsement 
  • Plan your flight
  • Go have fun

How much time, what to bring 

  • About 1 to 2 months [for 100hr]
  • Pilot logbook
  • Your personal headset if you have one
  • Tablet for Garmin Pilot or Foreflight etc
  • Tablet holder
  • Kneeboard
  • A small notebook
  • Backpack

My expectations

  • Fast build up of flight hours
  • Set schedule
  • Land at airports near Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami
  • Fly and dine, most airports have fabulous restaurants 
  • Fly over various terrain options, desert, mountains, lakes, the ocean

 

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