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i am planning to join flying school and wanted some pointers as to from where to start and how to start? My goal is to get a recreational pilot license and had following questions.
1) I want to learn to fly only for recreation and not as a career.
2) Can we fly cross country with recreational pilot certificate/license or we need a private pilot license ?
3) I am located in Seattle, WA state, can anybody point out some good flying schools around here ?
Thanks in advance .
Hi Read this abt Sport Pilot FARs 61.101 Recreational pilot privileges and limitations. top (a) A person who holds a recreational pilot certificate may: (1) Carry no more than one passenger; and (2) Not pay less than the pro rata share of the operating expenses of a flight with a passenger, provided the expenses involve only fuel, oil, airport expenses, or aircraft rental fees. (b) A person who holds a current and valid recreational pilot certificate may act as pilot in command of an aircraft on a flight within 50 nautical miles from the departure airport, provided that person has
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