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 Complex (Beech Sierra)
- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test
Pay as you flyPlane Rates
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
Additional Estimated Costs
Medical (Flight Physical) - $120
FAA Written Test Exam- $175
FAA Checkride Exam - $550