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Airplane Rates and Fees

Our current airplane program and hourly rates and fees are shown below. Please note that prices are subject to change, and that program pricing is based on average hours for completion. Individual student completion rates will vary.

Separate pricing tables for our Standard vs. Accelerated Pacing for our Pro Pilot Program are shown below. For more information on Standard vs. Accelerated Pacing, click here.

Hourly Rates and Fees

Airplane Hourly Rates
Cessna 152$133.00
Cessna 172P & 172SP$174.00
Piper Seminole (PA-44)$370.00
Piper Seneca (PA-34)$375.00
Flight Simulator Hourly Rates
Simulators (FRASCA & Redbird)$95.00
Instruction Hourly Rates
Flight & Ground Instruction$80.00
Advanced Flight & Ground Instruction$85.00
Ground School
Group Ground Class$780.00
FAA Tests & Practicals
FAA Written Exams (paid to PSI)$175.00
Practical Exam (paid to DPE)Variable
$500-1000
 
Other Fees
Student Registration Fee$150.00
International Application Processing Fee$300.00
Training Deposit (Refundable)$500.00
ForeFlight Annual Subscription$135.00

Airplane Pro Pilot Standard Pacing

Private Pilot Certificate
45 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$9,585.00
5 Hours Solo (Cessna 152)$665.00
3 Hours Dual Simulator$525.00
Group Ground School$780.00
28 Hours Pre & Post Flight$2,240.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
 TOTAL $14,169.50
Instrument Rating
21 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$5,334.00
14 Hours Dual Simulator$2,450.00
Group Ground School$780.00
27 Hours Pre & Post Flight$2,160.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$261.00
 TOTAL $11,160.00
Commercial Pilot Certificate (Single and Multi-Engine)
24.5 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$5,128.50
11 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$2,794.00
62.5 Hours Solo (Cessna 152)$8,312.50
15 Hours Dual (PA-44)$6,750.00
12 Hours Dual Simulator$2,100.00
Group Ground School$780.00
35 Hours Pre & Post Flight$2,800.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for ME Practical Test$555.00
TOTAL$29,684.50
Certified Flight Instructor Rating
25 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$5,450.00
Group Ground School (CFI & FOI)$1,380.00
12 Hours Pre & Post Flight$1,020.00
Computerized FAA Written Exams$350.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
TOTAL$8,399.50
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Rating
5 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$1,295.00
5 Hours Dual Simulator$900.00
7 Hours Pre & Post Flight$595.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1 Hour Airplane Rental for Practical Test$174.00
TOTAL$3,139.00
Multi-Engine Instructor Rating
15 Hours Dual (PA-44)$6,825.00
11 Hours Pre & Post Flight$935.00
1 Hour Airplane Rental for Practical Test$370.00
TOTAL$8,130.00
PRO PILOT (PPL-CFI) AVG COST$63,413.50
PRO PILOT + ALL CFI RATINGS AVG COST$74,682.50
  • Totals based on averages, actual costs may vary
  • Prices subject to change

Airplane Pro Pilot Accelerated Pacing

Private Pilot Certificate
45 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$9,585.00
5 Hours Solo (Cessna 152)$665.00
3 Hours Dual Simulator$525.00
Group Ground School$780.00
28 Hours Pre & Post Flight$2,240.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
 TOTAL $14,169.50
Instrument Rating
21 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$5,334.00
14 Hours Dual Simulator$2,450.00
Group Ground School$780.00
27 Hours Pre & Post Flight$2,160.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$261.00
 TOTAL $11,160.00
Commercial Pilot Certificate (Single and Multi-Engine)
24.5 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$5,218.50
11 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$2,794.00
22 Hours Solo (Cessna 152)$2,926.00
15 Hours Dual (PA-44)$6,750.00
13.5 Hours Dual Simulator$2,362.50
Group Ground School$780.00
39.5 Hours Pre & Post Flight$3,160.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for ME Practical Test$555.00
TOTAL$24,920.50
Certified Flight Instructor Rating
25 Hours Dual (Cessna 152)$5,450.00
Group Ground School (CFI & FOI)$1,380.00
12 Hours Pre & Post Flight$1,020.00
Computerized FAA Written Exams$350.00
1.5 Hours Airplane Rental for Practical Test$199.50
TOTAL$8,399.50
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Rating
5 Hours Dual (Cessna 172)$1,295.00
5 Hours Dual Simulator$900.00
7 Hours Pre & Post Flight$595.00
Computerized FAA Written Exam$175.00
1 Hour Airplane Rental for Practical Test$174.00
TOTAL$3,139.00
Multi-Engine Instructor Rating
15 Hours Dual (PA-44)$6,825.00
11 Hours Pre & Post Flight$935.00
1 Hour Airplane Rental for Practical Test$370.00
TOTAL$8,130.00
PRO PILOT (PPL-CFI) AVG COST$58,649.50
PRO PILOT + ALL CFI RATINGS AVG COST$69,918.50
  • Totals based on averages, actual costs may vary
  • Prices subject to change