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Training at Pacific Skies Aviation is an excellent value. Professional pilots who partner with PSA for flight training know that they receive world-class instruction at very competitive rates. You may be able to realize a cost savings of up to 50% compared to other flight schools.This is dependent upon several factors over which you have control such as: available aircraft models, self-paced or guided instruction, time commitment (optimum is 4 months).

 

COMMERCIAL PILOT COURSE

The cost scenarios outlined below are based on the most affordable trainer in our fleet, the Piper Cherokee. This well-maintained classic allows students the same performance as most other trainers--but at an even lower price per hour.

 

$105 per hour for aircraft rental
$55.00 per hour for certified flight instructor
TOTAL: $165 PER HOUR

Private Pilot Course

30 hours dual instruction $4800
10 hours solo $1050
15 hours ground instruction $825
TOTAL $6675

 

Cross Country Solo

25 hours solo TOTAL: $4000

 

IFR

40 hours dual instruction $6500
10 hours ground instruction $550
TOTAL: $6950

 

Cross Country Time Building

135 hours solo TOTAL: $14175

 


The cost scenarios outlined below are based on the Cessna 182TR Skylane, the perfect airplane used for your Commercial and Flight Instructor ratings, getting your complex (retractable gear) and high performance (over 200 horsepower) endorsements.

 

$190 per hour for aircraft rental
$55 per hour for certified flight instructor
TOTAL: $245 PER HOUR

Complex Aircraft Training

10 hours dual instruction $2450
5 hours ground instruction $275
TOTAL: $2725

 

  SUB TOTAL COMMERCIAL COURSE: $34,525

 

Certified Flight Instructor Courses

CFIA
50 hours ground instruction ($55 per hour) $2750
5 hours dual instruction - Cessna 172 ($185 per hour) $925
5 hours dual instruction - Cessna 182 ($245 per hour) $1225
TOTAL: $4900

 

  TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS: $42,650