Learn to Fly
If you’ve ever wanted to learn to fly or just experience what it’s like to sit in the pilot seat, lets get your Discovery Flight scheduled today! Ground School, Private, Instrument, and Commercial training programs are available in Single and Multi-Engine Aircraft. Learning to fly is an extraordinary skill that is accomplished for many different reasons. Some have looked to the sky’s ever since they can remember, others have seen the excitement in a friend’s eye and thought it might be fun, and others have a personal fear to overcome. Whatever the reason may be, there will be a lot of fun ahead and many accomplishments along the way. Below are the details to be expected while in flight training, which can be changed to work with your schedule and goals.
Everything you need to know, to start your flying journey.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn to fly or just experience what it’s like to sit in the pilot seat, lets get your Discovery Flight scheduled today! Ground School, Private, Instrument, and Commercial training programs are available in Single and Multi-Engine Aircraft.
FAA requires a minimum of 40 hours of flight training and experience. Certain factors may require more instruction than FAA minimum. Most students require quite a few more hours than the minimum to proficiently complete all requirements.
The 40 hour includes a minimum of 20 hours with a flight instructor and 10 hours of solo flight training. Expect to pay the instructor for time he spend with you in the air and on the ground (pre/post flight documentation, briefing, ect.) Most solo time you are not paying the instructor, unless it is a supervised solo.
Your bill is due at the end of each class session. You can pay with a credit/ debit card, check, or cash.
Your instructor will work with you to schedule lessons. Training for the next session is scheduled after each lesson.
- Training Materials: $250-$500
- Medical Exam: $150
- Knowledge Test: $165
- Practical Test: $300-$500
- Ground Instruction: $1300 app 20 hrs @ $65/hr
- Flight Instruction: $2600 app 40 hrs @ $65/hr
- Aircraft Rental: $7800 app 60 hrs
There are many variable that can factor into your flight training and the associated costs. These figures are an approximation. Expect to pay more if your training takes longer. One way to keep the costs to a minimum is to fly regularly. Most students take a few lessons per week if they keep up with their homework.