CFI Certificates – FAA Part 61 Training

Do you enjoy teaching? This is the perfect way to share your aviation knowledge, gain realistic experience, and build flight time. To enroll in these courses, you must possess a Commercial Certificate with an Instrument Rating.

Flight Instructor Certificate ESTIMATED COST

Flight Time Cessna 152 / Piper PA28-R200 
Premier
Member
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Regular
Rates
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10 Hours in Cessna 152 Aircraft $1,026  $1,140 
5 Hours in Piper PA28-R200 Arrow $815  $905 
15 Hours Flight Instructor $878  $975 
5 Hours Pre/Post Flight Instructor $293  $325 
2 Hours FAA Check Flight Piper PA28-R200 Arrow $326  $362 
Ground Instruction

Varies -
Consult Instructor 
Varies -
Consult Instructor 
Airman Knowledge & Practical Test Prep Material
Pilot Training Study Materials $104  $115 
FAA Airman Knowledge Tests
2 Computer Airman Knowledge Tests $300  $300 
FAA Practical Test Normally conducted by the FAA  Normally conducted by the FAA 
Subtotal $3,742  $4,122 
Premier Flight Plan Annual Membership Fee —  — 
  Sales Tax (Aircraft, Supplies, Premier Fee) $216  $240 
Total Estimated Course Cost $3,957  $4,362 

Instrument Instructor Certificate ESTIMATED COST

Flight Time Cessna 172 
Premier
Member
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Regular
Rates
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10 Hours in Cessna 172 Aircraft $1,386  $1,540 
10 Hours Flight Instructor $585  $650 
5 Hours Pre/Post Flight Instructor $293  $325 
2 Hours FAA Check Cessna 172 $277  $308 
Ground Instruction

Varies -
Consult Instructor 
Varies -
Consult Instructor 
Airman Knowledge & Practical Test Prep Material
Pilot Training Study Materials Varies -
Consult Instructor 
Varies -
Consult Instructor 
FAA Airman Knowledge Test
Computer Airman Knowledge Test $150  $150 
FAA Practical Test $450  $450 
Subtotal $3,141  $3,423 
Premier Flight Plan Annual Membership Fee —  — 
  Sales Tax (Aircraft, Supplies, Premier Fee) $161  $176 
Total Estimated Course Cost $3,302  $3,599 

**Note:
The above prices reflect FAA minimum required hours of flight training. This is not a guarantee of completion or costs. Your actual costs may be higher due to individual skills, weather conditions, your flying frequency and/or additional special needs training.

Prices do not include occasional fuel surcharges during volatile fuel pricing.
All rentals include fuel and limited insurance.

Prices effective July 1, 2014 and are subject to change without notice.