How It Works?

The Private Pilot Pathway Program

Access to Exclusive Pilot Community

Basic Course in Maths, Physics and Aviation Fundamentals

Bi-Weekly Q&A Sessions with a Flight Instructor

Full Support from our Flight Instructors 

60 + Guided Lessons in 9 Pilot Subjects

10 Hours of Live Revision Lectures

Study Online & Offline

Sign Up



An applicant for the Private Pilot Licence shall receive theoretical knowledge instruction. We specialise in delivering online distance-learning  PPL theoretical knowledge courses for students in Europe. After you graduate from the Private Pilot Pathway program you will be able to take the 9 exams with your local Civil Aviation Authority and complete flight training with any flight school in Europe.


How It Works?

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Join The Private Pilot Pathway 

Sign up for the program today, entirely online. The Pathway program is the most comprehensive and modern PPL Theoretical Knowledge Course. It is delivered entirely online and ompleted at your own pace and time.

Complete The Lessons

After you sign up for the program, you will join a private aviation community. You will then complete a number of carefully structured and interactive courses and lessons that will provide you with the knowledge.

Join a Revision Course

At the end of the course, you will join a live virtual classroom for 5 days. Each day includes 2 hours of revision. During this time your flight instructor will ensure your knowledge is up to standard and that any questions you might have are answered.

Receive a Certificate

You will then receive a PPL theoretical knowledge course certificate. At this moment you can sit the 9 required PPL theory exams with your local Civil Aviation Authority. The exams are multiple-choice based and have a pass mark of 75%.

Why the Private Pilot Pathway Program?

Entirely Online

You can complete your PPL ground school online. No need to attend classroom classes. It works around your schedule. It is self-paced and highly interactive. Access the training on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.

The Best Materials

Bristol Groundschool is the market-leading provider of pilot training materials to flight schools around the world. We have our own videos, graphics, workshops, revision lectures and many more country-specific examples.

Unparalleled Support

Unparalleled in the industry at this level. There is an aviation community to share your thoughts. Four flight instructors support you every day of your training. Live Q&A sessions with us twice per month and much more.

Minimum Requirements

& Preferences

  • The Minimum Age is 16 Years Old
  • You Have To Be in a Good Health Condition. Preferably in Possession of Class 2 or Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Possess a Good knowledge of English, Maths and Physics

The 9 PPL Subjects

You Will Study

  1. Air Law
  2. Human Performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of Flight
  7. Operational procedures
  8. Flight performance and planning
  9. Aircraft general knowledge

Peak Aviation Academy is an EASA Training Organisation for Pilots

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We partner with Bristol Groundschool to deliver parts of our Private Pilot Pathway program

Peak Aviation Academy

Peak Aviation Academy is an EASA Declared Training Organisation (DTO). We are registered with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of Bulgaria. Our Reference Number is BG.DTO-005-45-17-40. You can find the list of DTOs here. We are number 5. The courses that we deliver are exclusively limited to the theoretical knowledge required for the PPL(A) and LAPL(A). We do not deliver practical flight training, but you can complete that in any flight school around Europe. Our Head of Training - Emil Avramov is a Boeing 737 Airline Captain, Type Rating Instructor and Flight Instructor. All instructors in the academy are experienced  and active professional pilots. 

Bristol Groundschool

We partner with Bristol Groundschool for a part of the Private Pilot Pathway program. They deliver the most updated and comprehensive training materials for the 9 subjects part of the PPL syllabus.

The 4 Parts of The Pathway

1) Join an exclusive aviation community comprised of people just like you. Students who are going through the Pathway Program, others who have completed it and are sitting the exams, already licensed Private Pilots, Flight Instructors, Professional Pilots, etc. You are not alone.

2) We will refresh your knowledge of basic mathematics and physics. Introduce general aviation concepts. These are all included in the Foundations course.

3) Then, the 9 subjects of the PPL syllabus are found in our core course. Guided lessons, revision lectures, exam questions, quizzes, workshops, country-specific examples and much more.

4) To consolidate your knowledge you will then join a live virtual live revision course with a flight instructor. You will also have access to hundreds of questions in our Revision and Exam Prepartion Module.

Study with Us. Finish Training in 31 Countries

You will continue to have access to the Private Pilot Pathway Program. You will be able to sit the 9 exams with your local Civil Aviaiton Authority. You will be able to continue with your flight training and obtain the Private Pilot Licence. Our course ire widely recognised and accepted by all EASA member states. Practically that is the entire Europe. Here is a list of countries accepting our course: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

Our Students' Success Speaks Volumes

Reviews on Trustpilot

Revision Course Dates in 2022

After the completion of the Core Course of the Private Pilot Pathway Program, you will be enrolled in a 3 days revision course. Each day you will spend 2 hours with a Flight Instructor in a virtual classroom. Together you will go through each subject in the syllabus, consolidate knowledge and have a Q&A session.

June 2022

PPL Revision Course

September 2022

PPL Revision Course

November 2022

PPL Revision Course

An Example Certificate

Upon satisfactory completion of the Private Pilot Pathway with us, you will receive a certificate. It will include your name and the period when you have completed the EASA approved PPL theoretical knowledge course. Additional details of the Peak Aviation Academy Training Organisation are included.

We also provide a recommendation to the Civil Aviation Authority about the candidate's performance with us, his pass marks, performance levels, etc. 


Get Your Name on The Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

The Private Pilot Pathway Program

Access to Exclusive Pilot Community

Basic Course in Maths, Physics and Aviation Fundamentals

Bi-Weekly Q&A Sessions with a Flight Instructor

Full Support from our Flight Instructors 

60 + Guided Lessons in 9 Pilot Subjects

10 Hours of Live Revision Lectures

Study Online & Offline

Sign Up

You can also pay via a bank transfer to one of the accounts below. You will then receive instructions to register. 

The official EUR/BGN exchange rate is 1.95583.

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