Piedmont Flight Training

COMMERCIAL PILOT

Private

A Private Pilot Certificate is the first step to becoming a pilot. The certificate provides the foundational knowledge and skills for all future aircraft pilot training.

Instrument

Learn the fundamental steps for flying in adverse weather conditions. 

Commercial

Learn to master the airplane and achieve the necessary rating to fly for hire.

Flight Instructor

Teaching is the highest form of understanding.  Help shape the next generation of pilots.  At the same time, build your flight time towards your career pilot goal.  

If you want to be paid to fly in any capacity, a commercial pilot certificate is required.  A pilot must obtain ratings for each category and class of airplane they wish to be paid to operate.

Commercial Certificate Prerequisites

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Hold at least a Private PIlot Certificate

Checkride Completion Requirements

  • 190 Hours Total Time under Part 141

  • 250 Hours Total Time under Part 61

  • 10 Hours of Complex Time

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Average Cost: The CFI can provide an estimate after a logbook review.
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Commercial Rating

Multi-Engine Land

Multi-Engine Land Prerequisites

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Hold at least a Private PIlot Certificate OR CSEL for the add-on.

Checkride Completion Requirements

  • 15 fight hours and 6 grounds hours

  • Demonstrate proficiency in single engine operations

  • No written required if already completed the Commercial Single Engine
Average Cost: $6,000
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