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According to the FAA, yes you can count those hours, but they can only count for only Under FAR part 141: 7 hours(35%) of 35 hours of flight training towards a private pilot certificate 17 hours(50%) of 35 hours of flight training towards an instrument rating 36 hours(30%) of 120 hours of flight training towards a commercial pilot certificate 10.5 hours(30%)...


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First, the new rules you're - probably - thinking about are for an instrument rating, not a private pilot certificate. So, that means that your question is essentially this: how much sim time can be credited towards a part 141 private pilot certificate? Assuming that your son is doing ASEL (airplane single engine land), then the requirements are in 14 CFR ...


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Either one is fine, though I'd make sure you seek a good instructor for a part 61 and follow a part 141 syllabus (available through ASA, Jeppesen, King Schools, etc.) when you do yours to verify you covered all the bases. At that stage of your training, future employers really won't care that much whether you did your training as a 61 or 141 student. They ...


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You can count the hours for certification subject to certain limiations. According to Federal regulations, Title 14 → Chapter I → Subchapter H →Appendix D to Part 141—Commercial Pilot Certification Course, (2) Training in a flight simulator that meets the requirements of §141.41(a) of this part may be credited for a maximum of 30 percent of the total flight ...


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For 141 you need a graduation certificate to take the test. For part 61 you need an instructor endorsement. 141 is for complete courses start to end. 61 is for getting a piece here and a piece there mix and match style. in either case there is a minimum amount of ground training required before you can get your private certificate. Any either case you don't ...


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