This rating focuses on a thorough knowledge of aircraft systems and calls for a higher standard of airmanship. This rating enables the pilot to be hired for certain types of operations such as banner towing, agricultural operations, or photography. A commercial rating does not entitle the pilot to fly for the Airlines which requires an ATP rating. Pricing below is based on Part 61 training with the pilot having 230hrs total time when training begins, this is to meet the total time required of 250hrs per the FAA, rates listed are cash paying rates.

(20) hours of flight timeSee Table Below
(20) hours of flight & ground training with our instructor @ $60.00 per hour$1,200.00
Training books and software estimate$400.00
Renters insurance estimate$300.00
FAA Aeronautical knowledge written exam$175.00
FAA Designated Examiner flight and oral test fee estimate$700.00
Estimated total cost in Cessna 150 at $115.00/hr$5,075.00
Estimated total cost in Cessna 172SP G1000/G3X at $175.00/hr$6,275.00
Estimated total cost if completed in Cessna 172 Nav 1 at $170.00/hr$6,175.00