USA pilot training courses
Pilot training in the USA is regulated by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) and tailored to the FAA requirements.
Pilot training courses
Open to USA national, and international students.
Type: FAA pilot and instructor certificates and ratings
Training program: Airline Pilot preparation
Certificates and ratings
Private Pilot Certificate
Commercial Pilot Single-Engine Certificate
Commercial Multi-Engine Add-on Rating
Certified Flight Instructor Certificate
Cost of this program
Tuition (estimated): $82,995
Application fee: $350
Estimated additional costs:
Books, supplies and mandatory electronic training materials: $5,000
Transportation, room and board: $20,000
TSA AFSP application (non-United States citizens): $390 ($130 each for three courses)
TSA fingerprinting (non-United States citizens): $99 (one time)
All prices are estimates and based on the Training Course Outline hours it takes a cadet to go through the various programs. All prices are subject to change. Each student pilot's experience may vary and hours and costs can be different than what is quoted here.