Private Pilot Certificate
By obtaining a private pilot’s certificate, you will receive a certificate from the FAA that enables you to fly an aircraft according to visual flight rules (VFR) in good weather conditions. While you may carry passengers, you may not fly for compensation or hire; operating expenses may be equally shared with our passengers.
For your reference, estimated training costs for the private pilot certificate are provided here.
* Includes a minimum of 20 hours dual instruction, 15 hours solo flight, and a FAA practical test.
Flight and instruction times vary according to the student's capability and the frequency of flight lessons, and the prices listed are based on the minimum time needed to earn the certificate. If additional flight time and/or instruction is needed, additional costs will be incurred.
Be at least 17 years of age to obtain the certificate (must be at least 16 to solo).
Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.
Pass a FAA medical exam.
Pass the Airmen Knowledge Test.
Meet the FAR Part 141 aeronautical experience requirements.