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After you have a Private Pilot License, earning a Commercial Pilot License would enable you to work as a pilot. The Commercial License is an entry level working license; it is a prerequisite for more advanced ratings such as Certified Flight Instructor, CFI Instrument, and Airline Transport Pilot. We offer courses for all these ratings. The training requirements and costs are outlined below. An individual with a Private License in helicopters could probably earn a Commercial License in 1.5 to 2 months, if they train agressively. If you know you intend to earn your CFI rating, you should train for that while you are training for your Commercial, and it could be completed in an additional 2-3 weeks. The cost estimates below are based on the FAA minimums for completing the respective licenses. Actual cost varies based on individual ability and performance.

Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Rating Training Costs

Robinson R-22B   Schweizer 300C
15 hrs. Dual @ $285.00 = $4,275   @ $355.00 = $5,325
20 hrs. Ground School @ $40.00 = $800   @ $40.00 = $800
Books and Supplies     = $100   @ $100.00 = $100
Total     = $5,175         $6,225

For more detailed Commercial Pilot Rating training requirements as outlined in Federal Aviation Regulations, click here.

Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)

This course is preparation for the written exam and check ride. Federal Aviation Regulations require that an ATP candidate have at least 1,200 hours of total flight time, amongst other things. If you are trying to earn an ATP rating, you should contact one of our instructors at

Airline Transport (ATP) Rating Training Cost –
Schweizer 300C

15 hrs. Dual Instrument @ $400.00 = $6,000
20 hrs. Ground School @ $45.00 = $900
Books and Supplies     = $100
TOTAL     = $7,000

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Prices subject to change without notice.