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The Commercial Pilot Program is an advance certificate and is the first major milestone of a professional pilot career.  This is the course where you will demonstrate your mastery of the aircraft and the flight environment. 

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Minimum Requirements

  • Private Pilot Certificate - Private Pilot Course Information

  • Instrument Pilot Rating - Instrument Pilot Course Information

  • Be at least 17 years of age at start and at least 18 years of age at time of certification.

  • Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

  • Possess a valid medical certificate

  • Receive a minimum of 55 hours of flight training and instruction and have at least 250 total hours upon completion of the course.      

  • Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

Estimated Cost

  •  Aircraft Rental - 170 hours**

  • Instructor (dual flight and Ground)

  • Medical - $250 (if you do not already have one)

  • FAA Written Exam - $150

  • FAA Check Ride - $300-450

  • King Schools Commercial Pilot Training Course - $365


*Additional costs are associated with this program and are all dependant on the individual student.

** This estimate assumes you have completed the Private Pilot and Instrument PIlot courses with the minimum time required. Complete requirements for a Commercial Pilot are listed in 14 CFR Part 61.129.

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