The Cost of Learning to Fly


FLIGHT TIME REQUIREMENTS

The following is a summary of the minimum flight time required by the FAA:

40 hours total flight time

20 hours Flight Instruction ( min. )
3 hours cross-country
3 hours night flight
3 hours instrument training
3 hours checkride preparation

10 hours SOLO ( minimum )
5 hours cross-country


APPROXIMATE COSTS

Figures shown are based on MINIMUM flight time. Prices are not guaranteed and are subject to change without notice.

40 hours AIRCRAFT RENTAL

$4,200

20 hours FLIGHT INSTRUCTION

$700

15 hours GROUND INSTRUCTION

$375

FLIGHT PHYSICAL

$100

HEADSET

$150

KNOWLEDGE TEST FEE

$150

FLIGHT EXAMINER'S FEE

$300



ESTIMATED TOTAL

$5,825