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Part 141 of the US Federal Air Regulations deals with pilot schools

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Are Part 141 or Part 61 pilots safer?

Is there any statistical data showing whether private pilots trained at Part 61 or Part 141 schools are less likely to be involved in an accident, all else (including amount of experience, type of ...
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Do I need 35 hours of ground school for knowledge test for PPL?

New US student here. I'm starting part 141 flight training soon for my private pilot license, but for now prepping for the knowledge test. I am going with self-study and had a question about ...
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Can I count simulator hours towards a commercial flight certificate training?

I attend a Part 141 training school and have a total of 98.5 hours of flight training towards a commercial certificate, with 8 hours of simulator training, also for the commercial certificate. Can I ...
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61 vs 141: What's better for future US ATP? [closed]

The pros and cons of each are all over the internet. Price and flexibility, which of the two routes looks better when applying for an airline regional or legacy, does it matter? More importantly which ...
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What are the (new?) FAR Part 141 rules for simulator hours for private pilots?

My son has started on his own at a Part 141 school in Vacaville CA that claims that mix of 18.9 hours flight and 36.3 simulator hours both with instructor will allow him to check-ride. (Note that 18....