Private Pilot Certification

  • 17 Years of Age
  • US Citizen or TSA approval to take flight lessons
  • Read, speak & understand the English language
  • 3rd Class Medical Certificate
  • Pass Written, Oral & Flight Test

Prior to first solo:

  • Medical Certificate from an Aviation Medical Examiner
  • Student Pilot Certificate from the FAA
  • Pass a written and practical test
  • 35-40 hours of flight training under the FAA part 141 syllabus
  • 40-50 hours of flight training under the FAA part 61 program
  • Cost for the Private Pilot Certificate under the part 141 starts at $9200. The cost variance is based on your availability to train and which aircraft you utilize to train.
Wings of Eagles is a Cessna Pilot Center and we use the Cessna online training program. This program is an FAA approved home-study course with one on one ground instruction from a Certified Flight Instructor as needed.

**Please Note: Times are ESTIMATED and TOTAL HOURS each student may need
to achieve competency may vary per individual.

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