Aero America Flight Training - Des Moines, Iowa; Ankeny, Iowa; Indianola, Iowa
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Common Training Questions

How long will it take to earn the license? 
Most people complete their training in six months to one year. The average student will log 55 to 70 hours of flight training before earning their license.

How often will I take lessons?
Most students start by scheduling one lesson per week. After a few lessons, most students will increase the schedule to two or three lessons per week.

How long is a "lesson?"
A lesson includes a brief discussion before the flight, then a local or cross-country flight, and then a post-flight review. A local lesson is usually 1 ½ hours and a cross country can be 3 to 4 hours.

What will I be able to do with a Private Pilot License?

•You can fly yourself and passengers to any airport in the US.