The Aircraft Single Engine Land Commercial Certificate is your first step toward your career in aviation.

FAA Commercial Requirements:

  • 250 hours total time
    • 100 hours in Powered aircraft
      • 50 hours in airplanes
    • 20 hours dual instruction
      • 10 hours complex aircraft
      • 10 hours instrument
      • 2 hour day cross country 100nm
      • 2 hour night cross country 100nm
      • 3 hours test prep
    • 100 hours PIC
      • 50 hours in airplanes
      • 50 hours cross country
        • 10 hours in airplanes
    • 10 hours solo
      • 5 hours night
        • 10 take off and landings at airport with control tower
      • 300nm cross country. One leg 250nm from POD. 3 landings.

Commercial hours breakdown

Aircraft and Instructor Rates

Cessna 172 $160
Instructor $70
Sim $80
Cessna 182 TRG $190

 

Commercial Certificate with all Requirements met
10 CE 182 Dual  $260.00  $2,600.00
15 Ground  $70.00  $1,050.00
Pilot Supplies $60  $60.00
Knowledge Test  $150.00
Final Exam $600  $600.00
 $4,460.00

 

Commercial Certificate including time building
125 CE 172 S Solo  $160.00  $20,000.00
10 CE 182 Dual  $260.00  $2,600.00
15 Ground  $70.00  $1,050.00
Pilot Supplies  $60.00
Knowledge Test  $150.00
Final Exam  $750.00
 $24,610.00