Please note that due to the wide range of student aptitudes, the following rates are based on the FAA minimums and are to be used as a guide, not as an exact figure. We try our best to maximize students learning. Please contact us, or come in for an introductory orientation flight to experience the learning process and get an idea of how your training will progress.

Instructional Flight Rates

Dual Instruction VFR - Robinson R22

$230

Dual Instruction VFR - Robinson R44

$430

Solo Rental VFR - Robinson R44

$365

Solo Rental VFR - Robinson R22

$365

Dual Instruction IFR

$330

Dual Mountain Instruction*

$560

* due to the scheduling time necessary, and higher dependence on weather, mountain instruction rates are slightly higher

Instruction Rates

Flight Instruction per Hour

$65

Individual Ground Instruction per Hour

$55

Pre/Post Flight Briefing per Hour

$55

Other Costs

Books and Other Materials (approx)

$750

FAA Medical Exam

$75

FAA Written Exam

$90

Foreign Student Registration Fee

$150

FAA Examiner Checkride Fee

$500

Training Cost Estimate

Use the following as cost estimate of the programs available. Total costs vary depending upon individual aptitude.

Private Pilot Program

30 Hours Dual Instruction

$9,900

10 Hours Solo

$2,650

40 Hours Ground School

$2,200

10 Hours Pre/Post Flight

$550

Written Exam

$90

Checkride Examiner Fee

$500

Checkride Aircraft Rental per hour

$265

TOTAL

16,155

Commercial Pilot Program

These are in addition to the private pilot program costs above. A minimum of 150 Hours Required

20 Hours Dual Instruction

$6,600

10 Hours Solo

$2,650

10 Hours Dual Instrument Instruction

$3,200

70 Hours Flight Time

$18,550

20 Hours Ground Instruction

$1,100

Written Exam

$90

Checkride Examiner Fee

$500

Checkride Aircraft Rental per hour

$265

TOTAL

$32,955

Instrument Rating Program

Some hours in calculation will be included in the commercial program.

25 Hours Dual Instrument Instruction

$8,250

10 Hours 1/1 Instruction

$550

5 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefing

$275

Written Test

$90

Examiners Fee

$500

Checkride Aircraft Rental

$265

TOTAL

$9,930

Flight Instructor Program

10 Hours Dual Flight Instruction

$3,R44

30 Hours 1/1 Instruction¬ 

$1,650

5 Hours Pre/Post Flight Briefing

$275

2 Written Exams

$180

Examiners Fee

$500

TOTAL

$5,905

Professional Pilot Example

The following table depicts the possible total costs for a student enrolled in the professional pilot program

Private Pilot

$16,155

Instrument Pilot

$9,980

Commercial Pilot

$32,955

Flight Instructor

$5,905

TOTAL

$64,995

We must emphasize that the above are to be used as a cost estimate only. Every student is unique.

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