Single Engine 7* days
$6120 – $6780**
See individual pricing based on the plane selected
Commercial Pilot Total Cost: $6,120
Commercial Pilot Total Cost: $6,240
Commercial Pilot Total Cost: $6,240
Commercial Pilot Total Cost: $6,780
This 7-day course includes up to 12 hours of aircraft rental and approximately 56 hours of flight/
Minimum of 240 flight hours logged.
Valid medical certificate.
FAA written exam completed.
*Price is based on training being completed during consecutive days. Delays are possible due to
weather, unexpected maintenance or other unforeseen circumstances. If you have questions about
these requirements, please call us.
** NO Hidden Costs – We publish our costs, number of days in the course and airplane hours allotted so nothing is hidden. If your shopping other flight schools make sure you are looking at apples to apples. Most will list their price as 12 hours Instruction and 12 hours aircraft rental. If we did the same our price would be $2490.00 for a commercial pilot rating. We want all our students to become great pilots and we know that it will take more than the basic bare bones.
A commercial pilot certificate allows you to fly airplanes with persons or property for compensation or hire provided you meet the qualifications of the operation performed. Under part 91 a pilot may provide local scenic flights, photography, ferry flights, crop dusting, firefighting, and continue towards a flight instructor certificate. Once a commercial pilot it is also a possibility to be hired by a company and be trained to fly under other parts. On demand charter is part 135 and airlines fall under part 121. A commercial pilot certificate requires a minimum of a private pilot certificate is a prerequisite along with 250 hours total time and 50 hours cross-country time are required. A written and practical test is part of the completion standards and a second-class medical is required to exercise commercial privileges.
FAA Commercial Certificate Requirements
Must log at least 250 hours of flight time as a pilot that consists of at least:
1. 100 hours in powered aircraft, of which 50 hours must be in airplanes.
2. 100 hours of pilot-in-command flight time, which includes at least
(i) 50 hours in airplanes; and
(ii) 50 hours in cross-country flight of which at least 10 hours must be in airplanes.
3. 20 hours of training on the areas of operation that includes at least
(i) Ten hours of instrument training using a view-limiting device including attitude instrument flying, partial panel skills, recovery from unusual flight attitudes, and intercepting and tracking navigational systems. Five hours of the 10 hours required on instrument training must be in a single engine airplane;
(ii) 10 hours of training in an airplane that has a retractable landing gear, flaps,
and a controllable pitch propeller, or is turbine-powered, or for an applicant
seeking a single-engine seaplane rating, 10 hours of training in a seaplane that has flaps and a controllable pitch propeller;
(iii) One 2-hour cross country flight in a single engine airplane in daytime conditions that consists of a total straight-line distance of more than 100 nautical
miles from the original point of departure;
(iv) One 2-hour cross country flight in a single engine airplane in nighttime conditions that consists of a total straight-line distance of more than 100 nautical
miles from the original point of departure; and
(v) Three hours in a single-engine airplane with an authorized instructor in preparation for the practical test within the preceding 2 calendar months from the
the month of the test.
4 . Ten hours of solo flight time in a single-engine airplane or 10 hours of flight time performing the duties of pilot in command in a single-engine airplane with an authorized instructor on board that includes
(i) One cross-country flight of not less than 300 nautical miles total distance, with landings at a minimum of three points, one of which is a straight-line distance of at least 250 nautical miles from the original departure point. However, if this requirement is being met in Hawaii, the longest segment need only have a straight-line distance of at least 150 nautical miles; and
(ii) 5 hours in night VFR conditions with JO takeoffs and JO landings (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport with an operating control tower.