Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

Projected Flight Costs



2020-2021 Projected Airplane Flight Costs

Aviation Technology-Professional Pilot Degree (AAS)

Private Flight (AIRP 1215 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (30 Dual, 5 Solo)    
35 hours in Cessna 172   $6,650.00
Average Additional Hours    
25 hours in Cessna 172   $5,000.00
50 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $3,500.00
Private Pilot Knowledge Written (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$15,315.00

Instrument Flight (AIRP 2250 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (35 Dual)    
35 Hours in Cessna 172   $7,000.00
Average Additional Hours    
15 hours in Cessna 172   $3,000.00
10 hours Simulator   $700.00
35 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $2,450.00
Instrument Rating Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$13,315.00

Intermediate Flight (AIRP 1255 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (10 Dual, 55 Solo)    
65 hours in C-152   $7,525.00
8 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $560.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$8,085.00

Commercial Flight (AIRP 2239 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (55 Dual)    
30 hours in Cessna 172   $6,000.00
20 hours in Piper Seminole (all dual)   $8,900.00
5 hours in Simulator   $350.00
Additional Hours    
45 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $3,150.00
Commercial Pilot Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$18,565.00
Multiengine Flight (AIRP 2151 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (15 Dual)    
15 Hours in Piper Seneca   $5,025.00
Average Additional Hours    
3 hours in Piper Seneca   $1,005.00
10 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $700.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$6,730.00

Certified Flight Instructor-Flight (AIRP 2236 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (25 Dual)    
21 hours C-172, 4 hours Piper Arrow   $5,130.00
Average Additional Hours    
5 hours dual C-172   $1,000.00
1.5 hours Cessna 172 for FAA CFI Practical Test   $195.00
45 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $3,150.00
Fundamentals of Instruction Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
Flight Instructor Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$9,805.00

Flight Instructor-Instrument Flight (AIRP 2242 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$1,000.00

FAA Minimum (15 Dual)    
15 hours in Cessna 172   $3,000.00
1.5 hours Cessna 172 for FAA CFII Practical Test   $195.00
15 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,050.00
CFII Knowledge Written Test (Pay at Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
CFII Airplane Practical Test (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$4,410.00

 

Upon registration for the above courses, a deposit must be made into your flight account for the amount shown above.

NOTE: Training times listed above are absolute minimums only, but provide the most definitive cost information available at this time. Experience of our flight instructors suggests that the actual student flight hours could be as much as 20% higher than the minimums listed above. For students using VA benefits, the VA will only pay for the minimum requirements as outlined by the FAA in the Training Course Outline. This includes only required pre- and post-flight briefings. The amounts of pre and post-flight briefing time requirements vary per student and are determined by our flight instructors. The VA requires students receiving benefits to use the least expensive equipment available.

  1. Flight Instructor - $70.00 per hour
  2. Cost per hour of each aircraft (aircraft + insurance + average fuel cost x consumption per hour)
    1. Cessna 152 - $105.00
    2. Cessna 172 - $130.00
    3. Piper PA28R - $162.50
    4. Cessna 172 TAA - $162.50
    5. Piper PA34 - $265.00
    6. Piper PA44 - $375.00

 


2020-2021 Projected Helicopter Flight Costs

Aviation Technology-Professional Pilot Degree (AAS)

Private Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 1270 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (30 Dual, 5 Solo)    
35 hours in Robinson 22 $11,125.00
35 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,575.00
Average Additional Hours    
20 hours in Robinson 22 $6,500.00
Private Pilot Knowledge Written (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
FAA Private Pilot Helicopter (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$19,365.00

Instrument Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 2270 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (35 Dual)    
35 hours in Robinson 22 $11,375.00
35 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,575.00
Average Additional Hours    
10 hours in Robinson 22 $3,250.00
Instrument Rating Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
FAA Instrument Rating Helicopter Test (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$16,365.00

Intermediate Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 1271 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (13 Dual, 27 Solo)    
13 hours Dual in Robinson 22 $4,225.00
27 hours Solo in Robinson 22   $7,425.00
15 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $675.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$12,325.00

Commercial Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 2271 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (17 Dual, 58 Solo)    
17 hours Dual in Robinson 22   $5,525.00
58 hours Solo in Robinson 22   $15,125.00
20 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $900.00
Commercial Pilot Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
FAA Commercial Pilot Helicopter Test (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$21,715.00

Certified Flight Instructor-Helicopter (AIRP 2272 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (25 Dual)    
25 Hours in Robinson 22   $8,125.00
Average Additional Hours    
5 Hours Robinson 22 $1,625.00
40 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,800.00
2 hours Robinson 22 for FAA CFI Practical Test $650.00
Fundamentals of Instruction Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
Flight Instructor Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
Flight Instructor Airplane FIA Practical Test (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$12,530.00

 

Upon registration for the above courses, a deposit must be made into your flight account for the amount shown above.

NOTE: Training times listed above are absolute minimums only, but provide the most definitive cost information available at this time. Experience of our flight instructors suggests that the actual student flight hours could be as much as 20% higher than the minimums listed above. For students using VA benefits, the VA will only pay for the minimum requirements as outlined by the FAA in the Training Course outline. This includes only required pre- and post-flight briefings. The amounts of pre and post flight briefing time requirements vary per student and are determined by our flight instructors. The VA requires students receiving benefits to use the least expensive equipment available.

  1. Flight Instructor - $50.00 per hour
  2. Cost per hour of other aircraft that may be used (aircraft + insurance + average fuel cost x consumption per hour)
    1. Robinson R22 - $275.00
    2. Robinson 44 - $550.00

The Robinson 22 is weight restricted. If you are unable to use the R-22 due to weight restrictions, the R-44 pricing is below.

  • R-22 $275 per hour
  • R-44 $550 per hour