How much does it cost?

Training Costs

Learning to fly isn’t cheap, but it’s extremely rewarding. Below is estimated costs for flight training. Please note that costs will vary per student depending on level of commitment, aptitude of student, and type of airplane used for training. The prices below should be used for planning ONLY.

And remember, you don’t pay it all up front. Pay as you go, and do what works for you.

Private Pilot

45 Hours Aircraft Rental  $6,300
30 Hours Flight Instruction  $1,050
Training Material  $300
Renters Insurance  $350
Medical Exam  $100
Written Test Fee  $200
Flight Test Aircraft Rental  $250
FAA Examiner Fee  $400
TOTAL (est.)  $8,950*

Instrument Rating

45 Hours Aircraft Rental  $6,300
45 Hours Flight Instruction  $1,800
Training Supplies & Material  $300
Written Test Fee  $200
FAA Examiner Fee  $400
Flight Test Aircraft Rental  $250
TOTAL (est.)
 $9,250*

Commercial Pilot

10 Hours High Performance  $1,800
30 Hours Flight Instruction  $1,050
15 Hour Aircraft Rental  $2,100
Supplies  $300
Written Test Fee  $200
FAA Examiner Fee  $400
Flight Test Aircraft Rental  $250
TOTAL (est.)  $6,100*