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Commercial Pilot License for Airplane or Helicopter



Chad is a former Chief CFI at California Aviation ServicesWhat is a commercial pilot certificate?
A commercial pilot certificate allows you to fly an airplane or a helicopter, carry passengers or property and most importantly earn money while enjoying being a pilot.

What are the medical requirements and flight requirements?
An FAA second class medical certificate is required. We can arrange the doctor appointment for you with one of our local FAA Medical Examiners.


What are the flight training requirements?

  • A minimum of 150 hours (helicopter pilot's) or 250 flight hours (airplane pilot's) time including
  • 2 hours of dual cross-country day and night
  • 3 hours of dual night training
  • 3 hours of checkride preparation
  • 100 hours of pilot-in-command time including
  • 10 hours of cross-country (50 for airplane pilots)
  • 10 hours of solo flight (5 at night and also a long cross country flight)
  • 5 hours of instrument flight (IFR License for airplane pilots)
  • 10 hours of training in a retractable gear and controllable prop airplane (airplane pilots only)
  • (The training time during the Private Pilot Course counts toward these totals)


About 30 hours of ground school providing

  • Advanced knowledge
  • Preparation to pass the FAA Written Test

So How Much Does it Cost ?

Helicopter Pilot Flight Training

Complete Commercial Course Cost
Including Private Pilot Course and Ground School

Less than $40,630.00

Start to Finish

[This course includes the $9,360.00 Private Pilot Course]
[For Pilots who already have a Private Pilot License, your cost is $31,270.00]

 

Airplane Pilot Flight Training

Complete Commercial Course Cost

Including Private Pilot Course, Instrument Pilot Course and Ground School


Less than $41,150.00

Start to Finish!


See our "Pricing" page for details
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Financing Available
Pilot Finance (800-667-0201)

Call (951) 354-5274 ask for Raquel

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:42