Become a Commercial Pilot

 

Discover how we connect your flight training to the job you want!

Your goal is a better future as a pilot.  Our goal is to help you get there fast.  At Florida Aviation Academy, an FAA approved Part 141 flight training center, we don’t just offer pilot licenses – we offer career focused flight training with the knowledge and skills you need to go from the school to the right seat. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Experienced Instructors who have worked in the aviation industry
  • Career counseling and partnerships with airlines that offer
    guaranteed jobs, not just interviews
  • Advanced, cutting edge full motion flight simulators
    and advanced aviation training devices
  • An accelerated training option that takes you from zero hours
    to the commercial pilot license in as little as 16 weeks

 

Admissions

Whether you already have some experience or you are starting from zero experience, we can tailor a program for you.  If you already have some hours or ratings from another flight school – you may be eligible to receive credit for your prior experience.

Housing

Florida Aviation Academy offers housing which is convenient to the school/airport location. It is an easy 10 minute walk to the school, and close to markets. restaurants and the beach.

Student Visas

As an FAA Approved 141 flight school, Florida Aviation Academy is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant alien students and will issue a form I-20M-N, which will certify an applicant’s eligibility, only after student’s application for admission and TSA (Transport Security Administration) preliminary approvals have been received and all required documentation is on file.

Fees

Pricing includes all flight exams, written exams, books, and other study materials. Uniforms may be purchased in advance or when you arrive in Florida, and must consist of at least three pairs of (3) navy blue pants,  three (3) white pilot shirts, and black closed dress shoes. Our aviation academy offers competitive pricing on single-engine and multi-engine airplane programs running from Private to Multi Commercial ratings. (Even with other costs included, our training is generally more efficient and cost effective than training at other flight schools.

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Professional Pilot Program  $42,772

Complete Single Engine and Multi Engine Commercial Pilot Part 141 Certification Course 212 Total Loggable Flight Hours in 16 weeks

TOTAL TRAINING COSTS ZERO HOURS THROUGH COMMERCIAL SINGLE ENGINE & MULTI ENGINE LICENSES

  •  71 HOURS DUAL C-172
  •  80 HOURS SOLO C-172
  •  15 HOURS DUAL PA-28 (COMPLEX)
  •  22 HOURS RED BIRD FMX SIMULATOR
  •    6 HOURS FRASCA 141 SIMULATOR
  •  15 HOURS DUAL PA-23 MULTI ENGINE
  •    2  HOURS SOLO PA-23 MULTI ENGINE
  •    4 CHECKRIDES
  • 100 HOURS GROUND SCHOOL

This Part 141 zero hour through Commercial Single Engine and Multi Engine course includes:

  •  147 hours of PIC (Pilot in Command) time
  •  100 hours of Cross-Country time
  •  FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  •  FAA Student Pilot Certificate
  •  High Performance Endorsement
  •  SEVIS Administrative Processing
  •  TSA Administrative Processing
  •  Examiners Fee for Checkrides (Practical Exams) PPL; IR; CPL – SE;  CPL – ME
  •  Computer Testing – 3 Examinations
  •  Deluxe Part 141 Private Pilot Kit
  •  Deluxe Part 141 Instrument/Commercial Kit
  •  Use of David Clark Headset – 4 months
  •  Sectional Charts
  •  IR Approach Plates
  •  Airport Facility Directory
  •  Fuel Tester
  •  Cessna 172 Pilot’s Information Manual
  •  Piper Arrow IV PA-28 Pilot’s Information Manual
  •  PA-23 Multi Engine Aircraft Pilot’s Information Manual
  •  C-172 Single Engine Checklist
  •  PA-28 Single Engine Checklist
  •  PA-23 ME Checklist
  •  ASA Oral Exam Guides PPL; IR; CPL

All prices are subject to change. Current prices are based on $4.90/ gallon fuel charge. Any increase in fuel beyond this price will result in a fuel surcharge

Some students require more training than what is outlined in the course structure to become proficient.  Any additional training costs including more flight hours or ground time than that quoted is paid in addition to the program costs.

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