Course Requirements

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language
  • Must have at least a Class 3 FAA Airman Medical Certificate
  • 40 hours total flight time, which must include:
    • 20 hours flight training from an authorized instructor
    • 3 hours of cross-country flight training
    • 3 hours of night time flight training, which must include:
      • 1 cross-country flight of over 100NM total
      • 10 take-offs and landings to full stop
    • 3 hours of flight training maneuvering by reference of instruments only
    • 10 hours of solo flight time, which must include:
      • 5 hours cross-country of which 1 flight must be 150NM
    • 3 take-offs and landings 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 at 40 hours: $9,118

The Average Student

The average student typically completes the required training in 45 to 60 hours, flying 1 to 2 days per week.

Total Average Student: $10,518*

*Average totals are based on 50 hours total flight training and 20 hours of ground instruction.

How to Get Started

Call us today and schedule a Discovery Flight for $89 and to get your free Phoenyx Aviation Academy t-shirt!


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