private pilot




Private pilots operate non-commercial airplanes for leisure with a limited amount of seats and engine horsepower. They also provide private transport for people.

Alternative label

  • light aircraft pilot

  • air-taxi pilot

  • private aeroplane captain

  • light aircraft charter pilot

  • charter pilot

  • corporate pilot

  • air taxi pilot

  • private airplane pilot

  • light air craft charter pilot

  • private airplane captain

  • pilot of private aeroplanes

  • pilot of private aircraft

  • private aircraft captain

  • pilot of light aircraft

  • pilot of light air-craft

  • private aeroplane pilot

  • non commercial flights pilot

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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