When obtaining a Commercial Pilot's Certificate, a pilot is enabled with the ability to obtain compensation and act as the pilot-in-command of an aircraft. In addition to the ability to be legally paid as a pilot, commercial pilots are also able to transport cargo, multiple passengers, and execute aerial surveying, as well as search-and rescue operations.


- Be at least 18 years of age

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

- Obtain at least a current third-class medical certificate

- Fly a minimum of 250 hours of flight time including training and solo flight

- Fly a combined 10 hours in a TAA (Sport Cruiser or Piper 140) or Complex (Beech Sierra)

- 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 $1,00 in advance in check or cash

    Plane Rates 
  • Additional Estimated Costs

    Medical (Flight Physical) - $120

    FAA Written Test Exam- $175

    FAA Checkride Exam - $550