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Expired hours

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I quit my training in 2005 right after I soloed. Well I want to start back up again but was wondering if my hours expired because I never got my private certificate. I had around 25 hours accumulated and don't want to lose them. So if I can keep them, that would be great because it wouldn't cost as much and could start right away, but if not I would have to wait awhile. Thanks

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Jan 06, 2016

    Your logged hours do not expire.

    However, it has been 10 years since you accumulated those hours.
    You will likely require more than 15 hours of flight time to regain the proficiency you had.

    Go fly with an instructor and he can evaluate you and give you some idea what might be needed in the way of training.

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