Aug 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Projected Flight Costs



2019-2020 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:

$3,000.00

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:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (13 Dual, 40 Solo)    
40 hours in C-152   $4,200.00
13 hours in C-172   $2,600.00
6 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $420.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$7,220.00

Commercial Flight (AIRP 2239 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

FAA Minimum (42 Dual, 25 Solo)    
57 hours in Cessna 172   $9,650.00
10 hours in Piper PA28R (all dual)   $2,325.00
Additional Hours    
5 hours C-172 dual   $1,000.00
30 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $2,100.00
Commercial Pilot Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$15,240.00
Multiengine Flight (AIRP 2151 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$3,000.00

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:

$3,000.00

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:

$3,000.00

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. Piper PA34 - $265.00

 


2019-2020 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 44 $18,725.00
42 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $2,940.00
Average Additional Hours    
10 hours in Robinson 44 $5,450.00
Private Pilot Knowledge Written (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
FAA Private Pilot Helicopter (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$27,280.00

Instrument Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 2270 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (35 Dual)    
35 hours in Robinson 44 $19,075.00
45 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $3,150.00
Average Additional Hours    
10 hours in Robinson 44 $5,450.00
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:

$27,840.00

Intermediate Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 1271 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (14 Dual, 38 Solo)    
14 hours Dual in Robinson 44 $7,630.00
38 hours Solo in Robinson 44   $18,050.00
15 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,050.00
 

Estimated Course Total:

$26,730.00

Commercial Flight, Helicopter (AIRP 2271 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (20 Dual, 43 Solo)    
20 hours Dual in Robinson 44   $10,900.00
43 hours Solo in Robinson 44   $20,425.00
30 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $2,100.00
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:

$33,590.00

Certified Flight Instructor-Helicopter (AIRP 2272 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (25 Dual)    
25 Hours in Robinson 44   $13,625.00
Average Additional Hours    
2 Hours Robinson for FAA CFI Practical Test $950.00
30 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $2,100.00
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:

$17,005.00

Flight Instructor (AIRP 2273 )

Minimum to be deposited to flight account:

$6,000.00

FAA Minimum (15 Dual)    
15 Hours in Robinson 44   $8,175.00
Average Additional Hours    
2 hours Cessna 172 for FAA CFII Practical Test $950.00
15 hours Pre- & Post-Flight Briefings   $1,050.00
Flight Instructor-Instrument Knowledge Written Test (Pay to Tarrant County College day of test) $165.00
Flight Instructor-Instrument Airplane Practical Test (Pay examiner)  
 

Estimated Course Total:

$10,340.00

 

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 other aircraft that may be used (aircraft + insurance + average fuel cost x consumption per hour)
    1. Robinson R44 - $475.00

Each aircraft has a contract price which also includes a wet price per hour for fuel. The contract included fuel estimate per gallon cost is $4.50 (wet) we add a $2.00 per gallon fuel fluctuation charge at the fuel burn rate of the aircraft.