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Private Pilots License

 

If your looking to become a pilot we can help.  Our instructors will guide you through the process and give you all the instruction needed to acquire your dream. 

Instructional Rates:

Piper Warrior (PA-28) – $160/hour

Cessna 182 – $200/hour

Instructor (Ground/Flight) – $55/hour

 

Additional Certificates

Looking to add on commercial or instrument rating?  Or maybe just add a high performance endorsement.  Our helpful instructors cane give you the training needed to advance your aviation career.

Instructional Rates:

Piper Warrior (PA-28) – $160/hour

Cessna 182 – $200/hour

Instructor (Ground/Flight) – $55/hour

Still have questions?

Want to become a pilot but don’t know where to start?  We have created a few documents that help outline your journey, you can find them below, or contact us and we can help create a customized plan for you!

Average Cost breakdown

The times listed below are FAA minimums. It is difficult to obtain proficiency in the dual times listed, therefore, it is wise to add 10% to the total price for planning purposes.  Valkyrie does not have fuel surcharges and there is no sales tax in Oregon.

FAA Requirement per FAR 61.129 Commercial Pilot airplane

This quote assumes a total of 150 hours of flight time, 50 of which are in a airplane.  100 hours PIC, of which 35 hours are in a airplane.  This quote also assumes the student obtained his private airplane with the hours listed above and has 42 hours of logged flight time in a airplane.

  

Private Certificate

  

Item                                                                                                                                      Cost

 

30 hours Dual Piper Warrior @ $215/hour                                                                    $6,450

10 hours Solo Piper Warrior @ $160/hour                                                                     $1,600

20 hours Ground @ $55/hour                                                                                          $1,100

Knowledge Test and Books                                                                                               $300

3rd Class Medical                                                                                                                $120

Examiner fee and checkride (2.5   hours Piper Warrior, $850 examiner fee)          $1,250

Total price for Private Airplane Certificate                                                                     $10,820

 

Commercial Certificate

  

Item                                                                                                                                         Cost

 

10 hours Piper Warrior @ $215/hour                                                                                $2,150

98 hours Solo Piper Warrior @ $160/hour                                                                        $15,680

5 hours Instrument C182Q @ $255/hour                                                                          $1,275

20 hours Ground @ $55/hour                                                                                              $1,100

Knowledge Test and Books                                                                                                   $300

2nd Class Medical                                                                                                                   $120

Examiner fee and checkride (2.5   hours Piper Warrior time $850 examiner fee)       $1,250

Total price for Commercial Airplane Certificate                                                                 $21,875

 

Instrument Certificate

  

Item                                                                                                                                            Cost

     

10 hours in Simulator @ $55/hour                                                                                         $550

30 hours Dual in Instrument C182Q @ $255/hour                                                              $7,650

20 hours ground @ $55/hour                                                                                                  $1,100

Knowledge Test and Books                                                                                                      $300

Checkride and Examiner Fee (2.5 hours C182Q @ $255/hour + $850 examiner fee)    $1,488

Total Cost for Instrument Airplane Certificate                                                                     $11,088