Private Pilot

With a Private Pilot Certificate in one hand and the key to an aircraft in the other, your destination choices are endless. There is no feeling of freedom quite like flying. Want to get started? It’s just a simple phone call away, we’ll do the rest.

FAA Part 61 Private Pilot Course ESTIMATED COST

Flight Time Cessna 152 
40 Hours in Cessna 152 Aircraft $4,320  $4,800 
20 Hours Flight Instruction $1,260  $1,400 
10 Hours Pre/Post Flight Instructor $630  $700 
1.5 Hours FAA Check Flight C152 $162  $180 
Optional Equipment Protection Included  $300 
Airman Knowledge & Practical Test Prep Material
Pilot Training Study Materials Kit $269  $299 
Aviation Charts / Publications $27  $30 
Ground School Tuition $179  $199 
Headset $134  $149 
FAA Exams
Aviation Medical & Student Pilot Certificate $100  $100 
Computer Airman Knowledge Test $165  $165 
FAA Practical Test $500  $500 
Discount Package Purchase                    ($7,000)
*Premier members placing a minimum of $5,000 on account you will receive a 5% additional credit. You can do more.
Non-refundable contract required.

You must be currently enrolled in a private pilot program with a current Premier Flight Plan membership to be eligible.
-$350  N/A 
Subtotal $7,396  $8,822 
Premier Flight Plan Annual Membership Fee $495  — 
  Sales Tax (Aircraft, Supplies, Premier Fee) $555  $560 
Total Estimated Course Cost $8,424  $9,357 

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 January 1, 2017 and are subject to change without notice.