Course Requirements

  • Must hold a Private Pilot Certification
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language
  • Must have at least a Class 3 FAA Airman Medical Certificate
  • Flight Training Requirements:
    • 250 hours total flight time, of which
      • 100 pilot in command
      • 50 hours total cross-country
      • 20 hours of flight training, which must include:
        • 10 hours instrument flight training and 10 hours in a complex aircraft
      • 1 - 2 hour cross-country flight during daytime conditions with 1 straight line distance of 100NM
      • 1 - 2 hour cross-country flight during night time conditions
    • 10 hours of solo flight or 10 hours of pilot in command with an authorized instructor
    • 1 cross-country flight of 300NM with 3 landings and with 1 straight line distance of 250NM
    • 5 hours VFR flight time during night time conditions at an airport with a control tower
    • 10 take-offs and landings during night time conditions at an airport with a control tower
  • Receive appropriate Ground Instruction
  • Must pass a FAA written exam
  • Must pass a FAA practical exam

Course Pricing

  • Piper PA-28 Warrior 160hp
    • Rental fee per hour: $140
  • Flight Instruction
    • Fee per hour: $60
  • Ground Instruction
    • Fee per hour: $40
  • FAA written exam
    • Average fee: $168
  • FAA practical exam
    • Average fee: $550
Total Average: $13,018
Average totals are based on an average of 75 hours* flight time, 25 hours flight training with an authorized instructor and 20 hours of ground instruction.

*Flight times are based on our flight time building program, contact us for more details on this cost saving solution.

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