Age and Language requirements for a Sport Pilot Certificate
§61.305 What are the age and language requirements for a sport pilot
(a) To be eligible for a sport pilot certificate you must:
(1) Be at least 17 years old (or 16 years old if you are applying
to operate a glider or balloon).
(2) Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English. If you
cannot read, speak, write, and understand English because of medical reasons,
the FAA may place limits on your certificate as are necessary for the safe
operation of light-sport aircraft.