FAA Part 61 Minimum Hours and Prices

Dual Instruction - $3,500
- 20 hrs instructor time - $1000
- 20 hrs aircraft rental - $2500

20 hrs Solo Flight - $2,500
- 20 hrs aircraft rental

Ground School - $425*

15 hrs Ground Instruction - $750*

Books - $350

FAA Written Exam - $165

Minimum Total Cost Flight Training - $7,690

Instruction

Flight Instruction - $50/hr
- Advanced Rating $55/hr
- with Own Aircraft $55/hr

Ground Instruction - $50/hr

Aerial/Scenic Flight - $190/hr
- Pilot Service for Aerial/Scenic Flight $60/hr
- Aircraft C-172 $130/hr
*Aircraft C-172 now with brand new Garmin 650 Navigation System*

Other Costs

Medical Exam - Approx $125
Misc. supplies (books, sectional) - $50
LaserGrade Written Exam $165
Practical test/check ride - Approx $600