- Hold a current private pilot certificate
- 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
- Have logged at least 50 hours cross-country flight time as Pilot in command
of which at least 10 hours must be in airplanes.
- 40 hours of actual or simulated instrument total flight
- 20 hours of instrument flight training (dual) in airplane including
- 3 hours flight training within 60 days before check-ride
- 1 cross-country in airplane under IFR with
- a distance of at least 250 nm along airways
- an instrument approach at each airport
- 3 different kinds of approaches with the use of navigation systems
- 20 hours may be performed in a simulator
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).
|Cost with Flight Simulator||Cost without Flight Simulator|
|20 hours flight training||$2,000||40 hours flight instruction||$4,000|
|25 hours simulator||$2,500||40 hours ground||$1,800|
|40 hours ground||$1,800||Books||$100|
*Tests fees include: written test and check-ride.
**Add $ 50 per month to keep the member rate.
Prices may vary following student’s capabilities.