Be one of the few and start your private pilot training. You might be looking into kicking off a career in aviation, a new hobby to enjoy, or a new way of travel. The private pilot certificate has got you covered in all areas. The goal at Twin Cities Flight is to offer the private pilot course the way that you imagine it. We work hard to cater to your personal needs and maintain a flexible approach so you can complete the program based on your availability and timeline. With this approach, we can propel you through the program in as little as two months or realize a relaxed approach to allow you as much time as needed to complete the course.
The cost to receive flight training is the biggest hurdle for many, but you cannot put a price tag on an investment into your future and enjoyment of life. The average cost for the Private Pilot Certificate can range anywhere from $10K-$20K depending on location and rental rates. We fit right in the middle of that price range to offer fair and competitive pricing. You can expect to pay around $16,000 for your Private Pilot License at Twin Cities Flight.
- 16 Years of age to solo
- 17 Years of age to obtain Private Pilot Certificate
- Obtain, at minimum, FAA 3rd Class Medical
- Able to read, speak, write, and understand English
- Enroll in private pilot ground school
- Complete 40 flight hours (minimum)
- Pass private pilot knowledge test
- Pass private pilot practical test
The private pilot certificate allows you to fly both day and night under Visual Flight Rules (VFR). In addition, you are allowed to carry passengers and there are no restrictions to travel distance. The private pilot certificate also opens the door to buying an airplane of your own, joining a flying club, renting single-engine airplanes from any rental facility, or continue training for additional certificates.