Certificates and Ratings

SPORT
PILOT
CERTIFICATE

  • At least 17 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • 3rd Class Medical Certificate OR U.S. Driver’s License
  • 20 hours of flight time:
    • 15 of these hours from an authorized instructor
    • 5 of these hours of solo flight training
    • 2 of these hours of cross-country flight training
    • 10 takeoffs and landings
  • One solo cross-country flight
    • Exams Required for Certification
  • Knowledge Test
    • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
  • FAA Check ride
    • Oral Exam
    • Flight/Practical Exam

PRIVATE
PILOT
CERTIFICATE

  • At least 17 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • 3rd Class Medical Certificate
  • 40 hours of flight time:
    • 3 of these hours of cross-country flight training
    • 3 hours night flight training, which includes:
      • One-night cross-country flight
      • 10 full stop takeoffs and landings
    • 3 hours of simulated “instrument training”
    • 20 of these hours from an authorized instructor
    • 10 of these hours of solo flight training, which includes:
      • 5 hours of those hours cross-country time
        • One solo cross-country flight greater than 150 nautical miles
        • 3 solo takeoffs and 3 solo landings
      • Exams Required for Certification
      • Knowledge Test
        • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
      • FAA Check ride
        • Oral Exam
        • Flight/Practical Exam

INSTRUMENT
RATING

  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold at least a Private Pilot Certificate
  • 50 hours of cross-country flight time as Pilot in Command:
    • 10 hours of which were in an airplane
    • 40 hours of which were actual or simulated “instrument time”
      • 15 hours of which were flown with an authorized instructor (CFII)
      • 1 cross-country flight:
        • Filed with an IFR flight plan
        • 250 nautical miles
        • 3 different airport instrument approaches
      • Exams Required for Certification
        • Knowledge Test
          • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
        • FAA Check ride
          • Oral Exam
          • Flight/Practical Exam

COMMERCIAL
PILOT
CERTIFICATE

  • At least 18 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold at least a Private Pilot Certificate
  • Must have logged at least 250 hours total flight time as a pilot, consisting of at least:
    • 100 hours in a powered aircraft, 50 of which were in an airplane
    • 100 hours as “Pilot in Command”, which includes at least:
      • 50 hours in airplanes
      • 50 hours in cross-country flight (10 in airplanes)
    • 20 hours of training, which includes, at least:
      • 10 hours “instrument training”
      • 10 hours training in a “complex airplane” (retractable gear, retractable flaps & controllable pitch propeller)
      • One 2-hour cross country flight greater than 100 nautical miles
      • One 2-hour cross country night flight greater than 100 nautical miles
    • 10 hours of flight time (solo or with an instructor), which includes, at least:
      • One cross country flight of at least 300 nautical miles with landings at 3 different points, one landing at least 250 miles from departure point
      • 5 hours in night VFR conditions, with:
        • 10 takeoffs and landings, with each landing involving a flight in the “traffic pattern”.
      • Exams Required for Certification
        • Knowledge Test
          • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
        • FAA Check ride
          • Oral Exam
          • Flight/Practical Exam

AIRLINE
TRANSPORT
PILOT
CERTIFICATE
(SINGLE ENGINE)

  • At least 23 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold at least a Private Pilot Certificate
  • Must have logged at least 1,500 hours total flight time as a pilot, consisting of at least:
    • 500 hours of cross-country flight time
    • 100 hours of night flight time
    • 50 hours of flight time in class of airplane for rating sought
  • Exams Required for Certification
    • Knowledge Test
      • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
    • FAA Check ride
      • Oral Exam
      • Flight/Practical Exam
    • See Current FAR/AIM part 61.151 – 61.159 for further requirements details

CERTIFIED
FLIGHT
INSTRUCTOR
CERTIFICATE
WITH A
SPORT PILOT RATING

  • At least 18 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold at least a Sport Pilot Certificate
  • Must have logged at least 150 hours as a pilot, which must include:
    • 100 hours of time as Pilot in Command of a powered aircraft
    • 50 hours of time in a single-engine airplane
    • 25 hours of cross-country flight time
    • 10 hours of cross-country flight time in a single-engine airplane
    • 15 hours of flight time as Pilot in Command of a Light Sport Aircraft
  • Exams Required for Certification
    • Knowledge Test
      • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
    • FAA Check ride
      • Oral Exam
      • Flight/Practical Exam
      • CFI/A

CERTIFIED
FLIGHT
INSTRUCTOR
CERTIFICATE

  • At least 18 years old by the time of your “FAA Check ride”
  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Hold at least a Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • Hold an Instrument Rating
  • Must have logged at least 15 hours total flight time as a pilot in command in the aircraft to be taught in
  • Have received “Spin Awareness” training from an authorized instructor
  • Exams Required for Certification
    • 2 Knowledge Tests
      • Multiple choice exam administered by FAA authorized facility
    • FAA Check ride
      • Oral Exam
      • Flight/Practical Exam

Multi-Engine

Course Description

Aviators Flight Academy multi-engine rating program adds multi-engine privileges to your existing Private or Commercial Pilot Certificate. All necessary ground and flight instruction required by the Multi-Engine Practical Test Standards is included. The course consists of 15 hours flight time and 15 hours of oral preparation.

Program Cost & Scheduling

Program costs are $650.00 per day, plus rental aircraft, (if you do not own your own aircraft.). Each client has individual needs, thus, different number of days required to complete their training depending upon previous experience, training and avionics on board.

A $1,000.00 deposit confirms your position on the schedule. The balance is due 10 days prior to the start of your program. Payments are not refundable but can be used for rescheduling within 6 months. We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover.

Aircraft

N15U BeechCraft Douches BE-76 / Equipped with: Garmin GNC 750 with G5 at $225/hr including fuel.