Pilot Training Courses

The following packages require either a full prepayment or payment in two installments. Since personal circumstances vary, we can not guarantee passing tests for certificates or ratings in the time allotted. If additional training is required, it is charged at the regular rates.

 
Recreational Pilot with Class B, C, D endorsement in a Piper Warrior - $6,999

Recreational Pilot package includes the following:

  • 30 hours of ground instruction
  • 27 hours of flight training
  • 3 hours of solo flight
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 60 landings
  • Class B, C, D (communication) endorsement
 
Private Pilot in a Piper Warrior or Cessna 172 - $8,600

Private Pilot package includes the following:

  • 40 hours of ground instruction
  • 30 hours of flight training
  • 40 hours of aircraft rental including solo flights
  • 2.5 hours of simulator training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 100 landings
 
Instrument Rating - $6,800

There are two options available for the Instrument Rating Course. For pilots living in or near Queens, 10 hours of simulator training can be acquired in ELITE PI-135, 10 hours in ELITE RC-1, and 20 hours in the airplane. For others, 20 hours of simulator training can be acquired in ELITE RC-1 and 20 hours in the airplane.

Option 1. ELITE RC-1 / Piper Warrior or Cessna 172 - $6,800

Option 1 package includes the following:

  • 35 hours of ground instruction
  • 20 hours of simulator training in ELITE RC-1
  • 20 hours of flight training in Piper Warrior or Cessna 172 
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 30 landings

Option 2. ELITE RC-1 / Piper Archer - $6,960

Option 2 package includes the following:

  • 35 hours of ground instruction
  • 20 hours of simulator training in ELITE RC-1
  • 20 hours of flight training in Piper Archer
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 30 landings
 
Commercial Pilot Single-Engine in a Piper Arrow - $4,300
  • 10 hours of ground instruction
  • 20 hours of fight training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 20 landings
 
Multi-Engine Rating in a Piper Seminole (VFR only) - $2,780

Multi-engine Rating package includes the following:

  • 6 hours of ground instruction
  • 7 hours of flight training.
  • 1 hour airplane rental for the checkride.. Examiner's fees extra.
  • 1.5 hours of simulator training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport
 
Multi-Engine Rating Instrument in a Piper Seminole - $3,900

Multi-engine Rating Instrument package includes the following:

  • Everyting in the Multi-Engine Rating VFR package
  • Additional 3 hours of flight training
  • Additional 1.5 hours of simulator training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport
 
Certified Flight Instructor Ground School - $2,100

 Certified Flight Instructor Ground School package includes the following: 

  • 40 hours of ground instruction

  

Certified Flight Instructor Initial in a Piper Arrow - $4,870

Certified Flight Instructor Initial package includes the following:

  • 40 hours of ground instruction
  • 15 hours of flight training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 20 landings
 
 Certified Flight Instructor Instrument in a Piper Warrior - $3,950

 

 Certified Flight Instructor Instrument in a Piper Archer - $4,050

 

Certified Flight Instructor Instrument package includes the following:

  • 40 hours of ground instruction
  • 5 hours of simulator training
  • 15 hours of flight training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport for 10 landings
 
Multi-Engine Instructor in a Piper Seminole - $4,070

Multi-engine Instructor package includes the following:

  • 6 hours of ground instruction
  • 10 hours of flight training
  • 5 hours of simulator training
  • Landing fees at Republic Airport

 

Complete Professional Pilot Course (Zero Time to MEI) - $49,900

AIRBORN FLIGHT SERVICES, INC.