Private Pilot License


Requirements:

  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language
  • Hold a third class medical certificate
  • Pass the written exam
  • Pass the oral and practical exam

 

Hours Needed:

  • 40 hours total flight time.
  • 20 hours flight training (dual) including :
    • 3 hours instrument
    • 3 hours cross-country
    • 3 hours of night flight (with one cross- country over 100 nautical miles).
    • 3 hours flight training within 60 days before check-ride.
  • 10 hours solo including :
  • 5 hours cross-country (over 150 nautical miles total distance with landings at a minimum of three points, and one segment of the flight must be at least 50 nautical miles).

Estimated Cost in a Cessna 150/152 or Piper Tomahawk:

The minimum flight requirement is 40 hours. Our students will typically get their licenses after 45 to 50 hours (the national average is 55 hours).

Dual Instruction $94/hr
Solo $69/hr
Ground $25/hr

 

35 hours Dual $3,290
10 hours Solo    $690
25 hours Ground    $625
Books & Supplies    $100
Testing Fees    $380
Membership Fee    $500
TOTAL $5,585

 

*Tests fees include: written test and check-ride.
**Add $ 50 per month to keep the member rate.

Prices may vary following student’s capabilities.

 


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