Commercial PILOT TRAINING

Aeronautical Experience

 

For an airplane single-engine rating. 

A person who applies for a commercial pilot certificate with an airplane category and single-engine class rating must log at least:

  1. 250 hours of flight time as a pilot that consists of at least:
  2. 100 hours in powered aircraft, of which 50 hours must be in airplanes.
  3. 100 hours of pilot-in-command flight time, which includes at least
  4. 50 hours in airplanes.
  5. 50 hours in cross-country flight of which at least 10 hours must be in airplanes.
  6. 20 hours of flight training on the areas of operation
  7. Ten hours of instrument training using a view-limiting device 
  8. 5 hours of the 10 hours required on instrument training must be in a single engine airplane
  9. 10 hours of training in an airplane that has a retractable landing gear, flaps, and a controllable pitch propeller, or is turbine-powered, or for an applicant seeking a single-engine seaplane rating
  10. One 2-hour cross country flight in a single engine airplane in daytime conditions that consists of a total straight-line distance of more than 100 nautical miles from the original point of departure
  11. One 2-hour cross country flight in a single engine airplane in nighttime conditions that consists of a total straight-line distance of more than 100 nautical miles from the original point of departure
  12. 3 hours in a single-engine airplane with an authorized instructor in preparation for the practical test within the preceding 2 calendar months from the month of the test.
  13. 10 hours of solo flight time in a single engine airplane or 10 hours of flight time performing the duties of pilot in command in a single engine airplane with an authorized instructor on board 
  14. One cross-country flight of not less than 300 nautical miles total distance, with landings at a minimum of three points, one of which is a straight-line distance of at least 250 nautical miles from the original departure point. 
  15. 5 hours in night VFR conditions with 10 takeoffs and 10 landings (with each landing involving a flight in the traffic pattern) at an airport with an operating control tower.

Commercial PILOT COST

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