Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955
Giving Wings to your Dreams since 1955

Basic Guidance and Price Estimates


The average number hours to achieve your Private Pilot Certificate is 50-57 with approximately 20 hours of solo flight time.  In addition to the flight time you will have approximately 20 hours of ground instruction and additional study materials and testing fees.

Item (all prices estimated, but typical) Cost
Avaition Medical Exam (3rd Class) $150
53 Hours of Aircraft Rental @ $135/hour $7,155
25 hours of Instructor Time @ $50/hour $1,250
20 hours Ground School $500
Study Guides and Materials $400
FAA Written Exam $150
FAA Designated Pilot Examiner's Fee



Total (estimated) cost of Private Pilot Certificate






Curtis Eads Flight School
1200 Gene Bolton Dr.

Hangar #6

(left of the FBO)

Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ)

Suffolk, VA 23434

Phone: (757) 465-1692



Business Hours

24 Hours.

Our office number is a cell.

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