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FIXED WING TRAINING PROGRAMS

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OVERVIEW

Have you dreamt of becoming a pilot? Make it a reality! The private pilot certificate is a lifetime accomplishment that qualifies you to fly an airplane with or without passengers, day or night, in good weather. This certificate never expires, providing you complete a flight review every 24 months. You must be at least 17 years old and possess a current FAA medical certificate.

Our pricing is based on real numbers. The harder you work, the more time you dedicate to your training, the less it will cost you.

PRIVATE PILOT

Pay as you go at our $195.00 per hour rate, including the instructor. Block rates available

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Pre solo

  • Solo (an experience you’ll never forget)

  • Advanced maneuvers and cross-country flying

  • Solo cross-country flight

  • Instrument and night flying

  • 150 nm. cross-country flight

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

Pay as you go at our $195.00 per hour rate, including the instructor. Block rates available

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

50 Hours Flight Time 

35 hours dual (195.00 Hr)
10 hours solo  (155.00 Hr)
5 hours AATD (flight Simulator) (110.00 Hr)

36 Hours of Classroom (75.00 Hr) Instruction

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $14,500

Includes everything a new pilot with no prior experience will need to succeed. Time and cost may vary. The harder you work, the less it will cost you.

INSTRUMENT

OVERVIEW

The instrument rating allows you to fly in instrument conditions (clouds) and increases the flexibility of the airplane as a source of transportation. Instead of flying by reference to the horizon, the airplane’s instruments are used to fly the airplane and navigate to the destination.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Instrument scanning, interpretation, and airplane control

  • Radio and GPS navigation

  • Holding patterns

  • Instrument approaches

  • Cross-country flying

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

95 Hours Flight Time

44 hours dual
45 hours solo
5 hours AATD (flight Simulator)
Hours may vary based on experience

36 Hours Classroom Instruction

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $22,000 – $24,500

Time & cost will vary per-person basis. The harder you work, the less it will cost you.

COMMERCIAL

OVERVIEW

The commercial pilot certificate allows a pilot to receive pay when flying in specific situations such as flight instruction, banner towing, aerial photography, and charter company or airline employment. It, too, never expires, providing you complete a flight review every 24 months. You must be at least 18 years old and possess a current FAA medical certificate.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • TAA (Technically Advanced Aircraft) time

  • Advanced ground reference maneuvers

  • Advanced takeoffs and landings

  • Advanced flight maneuvers

  • Extended cross-county flying

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

120 Hours Flight Time

27 hours dual
81 hours solo
12 hours AATD (flight Simulator)
Hours may vary based on experience

36 Hours Classroom Instruction

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $24,000 – $26,500

Time & cost will vary per-person basisThe harder you work, the less it will cost you.

MULTI-ENGINE ADD ON

OVERVIEW

The multi-engine rating can be added on to a private or commercial certificate. The multi-engine rating certifies the pilot to operate twin-engine aircraft. Whether your goal is to fly professionally or recreationally, the multi-engine rating is the next step to improving your piloting skills.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Teaching technical subjects

  • Teaching flight maneuvers and procedures

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

25 Hours Flight Time

25 Hours dual
5 hours AATD (Flight Simulator)

5 Hours Ground

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $13,000 – $15,000

Time & cost will vary per-person basisThe harder you work, the less it will cost you.

FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

OVERVIEW

The flight instructor certificate allows the pilot to teach the art of flying to aspiring private and commercial pilots. It requires considerable knowledge and the ability to properly teach technical subjects.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Fundamentals of instruction

  • Teaching technical subjects

  • Teaching flight maneuvers and procedures

  • Review for the two FAA written tests

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

25 Hours Flight Time

36 Hours of Classroom Instruction

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Total

Cost varies based on prior flight and training experience, please reach out for a custom quote

INSTRUMENT INSTRUCTOR

OVERVIEW

The instrument flight instructor rating allows the pilot to teach the art of instrument flying to aspiring instrument pilots. It, too, requires considerable knowledge and the ability to properly teach a subject and fulfill the responsibilities of this important position.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Teaching technical subjects

  • Teaching flight maneuvers and procedures

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

8.5 Hours AATD

12 Hours Ground

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $5,500

Time & cost will vary per-person basis

MULTI-ENGINE INSTRUCTOR

OVERVIEW

The multi-engine instructor rating can be added on to either an existing CFI certificate or done as an initial instructor rating. Because of FLT Academy’s technologically advanced aircraft (TAA) we train MEIs after they have completed their CFI initial due to efficiency.

Flight Training Sequence:

  • Teaching technical subjects

  • Teaching flight maneuvers and procedures

  • Review for the FAA written test

  • Review for the FAA checkride

ESTIMATED TIME & COST

5 Hours Flight Time

10 Hours Ground

Estimated time for ground/classroom instruction

Estimated Cost $4,000

Time & cost will vary per-person basis

OVERVIEW

Ever dream of being a commercial pilot? You could be finished with your training and fly as a second in command for a Part 135 Operator in as little as 14 months!

How do the classes work?

All of your ground school is done digitally or in person. This is accomplished with state-of-the-art online live instruction. You will also have one on one instruction with your instructor during flight training.

What if I already have some ratings?

No matter what ratings you already have, you can join this program! The cost of the program will go down respectively.

How do I fit flight training into my schedule?

The accelerated commercial training has a minimum of 5 training sessions per week, 2-3 hours per day. This program is full-time and isn’t for everyone. We will tailor a program to fit your specific goals and needs.

How do I schedule the flights?

We have an online scheduling system that allows you to set your own schedule for the time that works best for you. We will find the instructor that works best for you and your schedule. We also have a team of dispatchers that will work with your schedule to make sure you get your training goals accomplished.

How much will all this cost?

Reach out to an enrollment specialist for a customized quote. This will vary as everyone learns at a different pace. 

Is there financing available?

Yes! We make it easy with great rates and payments! Head over to our Financing and Tuition page for more information.

Let’s Work Together

37350 Sky Canyon Dr Ste 32

Murrieta Ca 92563

Tel: (833) 4THESKY - (833) 484-3759

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