Private Pilots License –

Cessna 172: $7,400

This pricing is based on the FAA Requirement per FAR 61.109 for a Private Pilot Single Engine Certificate:

 

Price Breakdown

Description  Cost
30 hours dual Cessna 172 @ $150/hour  $4,500
10 hours solo Cessna 172 @ $110/hour  $1,100
20 hours ground training @ $40/hour  $800
Written + books  $300
Examiner fee + checkride ($400 examiner fee and 2 hours @ $150/hour)  $700
Total Price for Private Airplane Single Engine Certificate  $7,400

Instrument Rating –

Cessna 172: $8,670


 

Price Breakdown

The prices below are based on the FAA Requirement per FAR 61.65  for an Instrument Rating. (This quote requires a Private Certificate, and combines Instrument and Cross-Country to meet the requirements):

Description  Cost
15 hours solo cross country @$150 per hour  $2,250
27 instrument hours dual Cessna 172 @ $150/hour  $4,050
10 instrument hours Elite Simulator @ $65/hour  $650
20 hours ground training @ $40/hour  $800
Written + books  $300
Examiner fee + checkride ($400 examiner fee and 2 hours @ $110/hour)  $620
Total Price for Instrument Rating  $8,670

Commercial Certificate and Instrument Rating –

Cessna 172: $29,770

 

Price Breakdown

The pricing below is based on the FAA Requirement per FAR 61.65 and 61.129 for an Instrument Rating / Commercial Certificate (This quote requires an existing Private Certificate):

Description  Cost
75 hours dual Cessna 172 @ $150/hour  $11,250
90 hours solo Cessna 172 @ $110/hour  $9,900
10 hours dual Piper Arrow ($195/hour)  $1,950
15 instrument hours dual Cessna 172 @ $150/hour  $2,250
20 instrument hours in Redbird LD Simulator @ $85/hour  $1,700
40 hours ground training @ $40/hour  $1,600
Examiner fee + checkride ($400 examiner fee and 2 hours @ $110/hour)  $620
Written + books  $400
2nd class medical certificate  $100
Total Price for Commercial + Instrument  Airplane Single Engine  $29,770

Certified Flight Instructor Certificate –

Cessna 172: $5,890

 

Price Breakdown

The pricing below is based on the FAA Requirement per FAR 61.185 for a Certified Flight Instructor Certificate ((This quote requires an existing Commercial Certificate):

Description  Cost
10 hours dual Cessna 172 @ $150/hour  $1,500
5 hours dual Piper Arrow @ $195/hour  $975
25 hours ground training @ $75/hour  $1,875
Examiner fee + checkride ($400 examiner fee and 2 hrs. flight time 172 & Arrow)  $1090
Written + books  $450
Total Price for Certified Flight Instructor Certificate  $5,890

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