Commercial Pilot

A Commercial Pilot rating allows you to refine your flying skills so you can be compensated as a pilot. This rating enables you to reach your highest aspirations, whether you continue on as a career flight instructor or fly a 787 for an airline. We offer a comprehensive program that will help you achieve this rating quickly so you can start getting paid to fly!

Commercial Pilot License Requirements 

  • Minimum FAA requirements for Commercial Pilot rating:

  • 250 hours of flight time, 100 hours of which must be in powered aircraft, and 50 must be in airplanes.

  • 100 hours of pilot-in-command time, 50 of which must be in airplanes.

  • 50 hours of cross-country time, 10 of which must be in an airplane.

  • 20 hours of training, including:

  • 10 hours of instrument training

  • 10 hours of complex or TAA

  • One 2-hour, 100NM Cross-country training flight

  • One 2-hour, 100NM night cross-country training flight

  • One 300NM cross country flight, with landings at three points, and one point at least 250NM from the departure point

  • 5 hours night time in VFR conditions

  • 10 night takeoffs and 10 night landings at an airport with an operating control tower

  • 3 hours practical test preparation training

  • Passing a 100 question written exam and a practical test with an FAA examiner