INSTRUMENT PILOT


This course prepares a pilot for flight conditions under IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) and requires additional instruction structured towards intensive training in flight solely by reference to instruments. This rating entitles the pilot to fly when the visibility and ceilings are low and weather conditions are marginal. We use an online based computer program for the ground training portion and a combination of our flight simulator and airplanes for the flight training part. Hours and cost below are based on minimum time required by FAA. Pricing below is based on Part 61 training with the pilot having 40 hours of PIC Cross Country time, rates listed are cash paying rates.

(20) hours of flight time in our Cessna 172R or G1000 @ $165.00 per hour$3,000.00
(30) hours of flight & ground training with our instructor @ $60.00 per hour$1,800.00
(20) hours of flight time in our Redbird flight simulator @ $70.00 per hour$1,400.00
Training books and software$400.00
FAA Aeronautical knowledge written exam$160.00
FAA Designated Examiner flight and oral test fee$600.00
Renter’s insurance estimate$300.00
Estimated total cost$7,960.00