Commercial Pilot Course

To be eligible for your certificate you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Hold at least a Private Pilot Certificate
  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language
  • Hold an FAA issued medical certificate
  • Be proficient in previous flight experience
  • Pass a knowledge test (CATS)
  • Pass a practical test (a one-on-one oral quiz and flight test with an FAA designated examiner)

Minimum flight training requirements
250 hours total flight experience, of which:

  • 100 hours Pilot in Command time, including:
  • 50 hours Cross Country time as Pilot in Command
  • 20 hours with your instructor, including:
  • 10 hours in a Complex Airplane
  • 10 hours instrument training (or already hold an Instrument Rating)

Additional items:

  • Ground instruction
  • Books and charts
Pricing: (Prices shown are based on average aircraft rental at $160/hr, instruction $70/hr)
C-172 RG10 hours
Complex endorsement in C-172 RG10 Hours
Instructor time30 hours
Pre / Post Briefings, Ground Instruction, Checkride test prep15 Hours
Books and materials 
FAA Knowledge Exam (CATS) 
FAA Practical Exam Testing Fee (AKA “Checkride”) 

Grand Total: (projected) 

Note: Training hours and costs reflect FAA minimum flight time requirements for part 61 and assumes client holds a Private Pilot certificate with at least 250 hours total flight time. Price may vary depending on client’s individual ability and additional flight time, if needed. Prices are subject to change without notice.