Mooney M20E: $3000/year or $225/hour
Cessna 172: $1750/year or $150/hour
Cessna 150: $1200/year or $105/hour

Instructor: $50/hour – Private Pilot VFR Lessons
$60/hour – Private Pilot Instrument Lessons
$65/hour – Complex/Commercial Lessons


Private Pilot’s License
40.0 hours total – minimum
20.0 hours with instructor – minimum
20.0 hours solo flight – minimum


Pivate Pilot Kit – $249.99 (Books needed to study)

– Flight Bag
– Flight Computer
– FAR/AIM
– FAA Test Prep Online-Private Pilot
– Logbook
– Online Communication Course
– Gleim Online Ground School for Private
– Pilot Handbook
– Plotter
– Private Pilot Audio Review
– Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep
– Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book
– Private Pilot Syllabus book
– Prvate Pilot Training Record book
– Security-Related Airspace Course


Computer FAA Written Test: $150.00 Approximately
Flight Medical Exam: $100.00 – 150.00 Approximately
Headset: $125.00 – 1200.00 Depending on model
Renter’s Insurance: Approximately $430.00/year
Fuel/hour – 6 – 12 gallons/hour depending on aircraft model
Price/galon varies at each location
Oil when needed – varies at each location
Private Pilot Examination – $200 and up depending on examiner
Maintenance will be split up between members evenly.