Commercial Pilot License
The Commercial Certification Course is not much different from the private pilot license, other than being held to higher standards. In addition, you will learn some new maneuvers, such as chandelles, lazy eights and eights on pylon; which you will have to demonstrate proficiently on the check ride. Single Engine is for those students who require commercial pilot privileges in single engine aircraft only. To be eligible, students must be 18 years or older, log at least 250 hrs of total flight time in which training and other requirements must be met, and 10 hours training in a plane with retractable landing gear.
Student will receive 120 hours of complex flight training, which will include dual 20 hours of training in the area pertaining to the commercial pilot maneuvers, and 15 hours of classroom instruction.
Ground school instruction will include the following: preflight preparation and procedures, complex aircraft procedures, complex aircraft systems, airplane performance limitations, Federal Aviation Regulations, stall awareness, aeronautical charts and publications, radio aids to VFR navigation, meteorology and weather data services, national airspace system, radio communications, air traffic control, aero medical factors, commercial operations, passenger and freight loading, night maneuvers, and ground operations.
Private Pilot Program
The Private Pilot Certification Course is generally the student’s first introduction to modern aviation. To be able to get your Private Pilots license you must be 17 years of age, and be able to pass a medical exam for an FAA certified Medical Examiner.
Applicant will receive a minimum of 40 hours of flight training. The flight time consists of 30 hours duel and 10 hours solo. During this training students will learn pre-flight inspection, aircraft ground handling, emergency procedures, take-off, landing, radio procedures, cross country navigation, instrument, and other related exercised.
Ground school training will consist of 15-20 hours of ground, and includes the following: aerodynamics and the principals of flight, aircraft systems, meteorology and weather data services, airspace, air traffic control, radio communications, Federal Aviation Regulations, aero medical factors, aeronautical charts and associated publications, aircraft performance and limitations, basic and radio navigation, night flying procedures, flight planning, flight maneuvers, and ground operations.