Obtaining a Certified Flight Instructor's License (CFI) provides experienced pilots with the opportunity to teach new pilots, allowing them to quickly gain experience, get paid, build flight time, and reinforce knowledge gained in the previously acquired certifications.



-Be at least 18 years of age

-Hold a commercial pilot certificate

-Hold an instrument rating (for helicopter CFI)

-Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

-Obtain at least a current third-class medical certificate

-Have logged at least 250 hours (200 for helicopters) and the required training for the CFI rating per FAA regulations

-Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

  • Pay as you fly

    Separate payments can be made for each flight and individual ground instructions.


    Instructors - $60/hr

    5% Discount on plane rates when paying check or cash

    Plane Rates 
  • CFI Package Deal


    - 10 hours in the plane

    - 20 hours with an instructor

    **Package hours do not guarantee license**

  • Cessna 150

    Price w/tax - $2,502.00

  • Cessna 172

    Price w/tax - $2,664.75

  • PiperSport LSA

    Price w/tax - $2,556.25

  • Additional Estimated Costs

    Medical (Flight Physical) - $120

    FAA Written Test Exam- $175

    FAA Checkride Exam - $550

  • Package Requirements

    1. You must make either a one-time, up-front payment, or three individual installments via cash, check, or money order (Credit cards not accepted for package). 

    2. Any additional training required that exceeds package hours will be charged at regular instructor rate, with a 5% discount on aircraft.

    3. We allocate for extra hours in the plane and with a CFI to be conservative. Taxes are included, we will refund any credit unused.

    **Package hours do not guarantee license**