Private Pilot Training Eligibility Requirements:

  • Provide proof of US citizenship or complete the TSA flight training application
  • Be at least 16 years of age to solo and at least 17 years of age to receive the license
  • Be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Obtain at least a 3rd class FAA Medical Certificate
  • Satisfactorily complete an FAA Private Pilot Knowledge Test
  • Complete a minimum of 40 hours of flight time including 10 hours of solo experience
  • Satisfactorily complete a Check Ride

Cost Estimate

Hours Description Rate Total
40 Cessna-172 $140/hr. $5,600
30 Flight Instruction $55/hr. $1,650
10 Ground Instruction $55/hr. $550
Private Kit $235 $235
Ground School $375 $375
Total $8,400

Private Pilot Ground School – Georgetown 2019 Schedule

Monday and Wednesday Evenings 7:00p – 10:00p
or Tuesday and Thursday Evenings 7:00p – 10:00p

2019 Ground School Schedule

January 29 – March 7 (Tuesday/Thursday)
March 26 – May 2 (Tuesday/Thursday)
June 10 – July 17 (Monday/Wednesday)
July 29 – September 4 (Monday/Wednesday)
September 23 – October 30 (Monday/Wednesday)

This six week, instructor-taught course meets two evenings a week from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at our Georgetown location. The purpose of this course is to prepare you for the FAA private pilot written exam. Cost of the course is $375* and includes all of the necessary materials for the course including textbooks, test prep guide, FAR/AIM, flight computer, and plotter.
Email for more information or to sign up.

*Please note that once you have signed up and confirmed your attendance for a class date the ground school course is not refundable