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.
(left of the FBO)
Suffolk Executive Airport (KSFQ)
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: (757) 465-1692
Our office number is a cell.
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