For many career pilots, flight instruction is the first job they will hold. Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor is one of the most efficient ways to grow your flight experience and flight hours to prepare you for more advanced employment opportunities on your career path.
- Hold at least a commercial pilot certificate
- Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.
Minimum Program Requirements:
- 25 hours flight training
- 40 Hours ground
The following cost estimate is based on the minimum required hours by the FAA.
|Pre & Post Flight Briefing||7.5||$55.00||$487.50|
|Book Kit (if needed)||1||$630.00||$630.00|
|FAA Examiner Fee||1||$1,000.00||$1,000.00|
|Aircraft Rental for Check Ride||1.5||$495.00||$742.50|
|FAA Medical Exam (if needed)||1||$90.00||$90.00|
|Written Exam Test||2||$150.00||$300.00|
NOTE: All numbers and prices are subject to change and all hours are based on FAA minimums.