Get a Sport Pilot License,
Anyone Can Do It
Getting a Sport Pilot License or properly a certificate, is a fairly easy thing to do. It does take some determination. It does take some time. It does take some money. It does take some - ok, a lot of patience. But it can be done by anyone.
The FAA has, believe it or not, come out with a set of regulations that makes it easier, yes easier to get a pilot's certificate. They have streamlined the process to allow fewer hours, a limited number of specific maneuvers and along with it less cost. There are some restrictions for Sport Pilots, however, they really don't limit the average guy from participating in fun flying to a great extent.
Select from the list below for articles outlining the rules, money saving practices, and techniques involved in learning to fly and getting that coveted certificate.
Flying in Carnegie Hall
Joining the EAA
Learning to Fly with Attila the Hun
The Three Step Plan
The Sport Pilot Rules
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