• Course summary
    Course summary
    • Cost: Contact us for info
    • Duration: 10-15 weeks (subject to scheduling)
    • Type: Hours Building towards CPL and IR (Instrument Rating) training
    • Required experience: PPL
    • Training aircraft: Single-engine piston aircraft
  • Graduation qualifications
    Graduation qualifications
    • 150 flight hours required to commence CPL training
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Pilot training courses

Hours Building Course

Are you a newly qualified pilot with a PPL (Private Pilot Licence) and considering being an airline pilot? If you’re thinking about training towards your CPL (Commercial Pilot Licence), then we have a programme that could help fast track you to the 150 flight hours needed to start the next phase of training.

The L3Harris Hours Building programme has been designed for aspiring pilots with ambitions to become commercial aviators.

Entry criteria

To be accepted on our Hours Building course you must:

How much does it cost?

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Hours Building Course

Hours Building course costs

Cost: Contact us for info

What’s included in the course price?

  • Airfield fees
  • Use of L3Harris single-engine piston aircraft and fuel
  • Check flight with a qualified flight instructor
  • Access to Academy facilities, including canteen and study areas

Additional costs to consider:

  • Accommodation
  • Travel to and from the Academy
  • Insurances
  • Personal living expenses
  • Class 2 Medical
  • Flight training equipment such as a headset

Visa requirements

  • Training in the UK: Unrestricted right to live, study and work in the UK (e.g. UK national, EU national with settled or pre-settled status)
  • Training in the UK, If required: Meet the United Kingdom Visa & Immigration Service requirements to qualify for a Visitor (study for six months or less) or Student visa (study for more than six months)
  • Training in the U.S.A: M-1 Student Visa
Pilot training costs and how to fund it
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What is the selection process?

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Hours Building Course

Selection process onto the Hours Building training course

Stage 1 - Research


Stage 2 - Application


Stage 3 - Interview, Assessment, Testing

Hour Building course FAQs

What are your UK Flight Schools & training locations like

You will complete your Hours Building course at one of our flight school locations, depending on scheduling.

Our flight schools

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