Commercial Certificate

Commercial Certificate


You have accomplished a great deal by becoming a pilot! Your next goal is to ensure that you will be compensated for your professional training and abilities. The key to obtaining a commercial certificate is focusing your time and skill in order to develop a truly professional product. This will be done by attaining a number of flight hours, learning professional maneuvers and techniques. Once you have achieved this certification, the future of your career is now unlimited! As a commercial certified pilot you will qualify for such jobs as in flight instruction, aerial photography, banner towing, commercial airline flight, etc. "


There are some requirements you must possess in accordance with 14 CFR 61.123. The requirements are as follow:

  •   Be at least 18 years of age
  •   Hold at least a private pilot certificate
  •   Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language
  •   Pass the required knowledge test in the areas listed in 61.125
  •   Receive training and a logbook endorsement from an authorized instructor
  •   Meet the aeronautical experience requirements of 61.129
  •   Pass the practical test on the areas of operation listed in 61.127(b)
  •   Comply with the sections of this part that apply to the aircraft category and class rating sought


An estimated cost to obtain an Commercial Certificate in accordance with the CFRs follows:



  Cost/Hour Estimated Hours Total Cost
Cessna 172  $115.00 20  $2,300.00
Complex Aircraft Rental  $160.00 10  $1,600.00
Instructor  $60.00 20  $1,200.00
Ground  $60.00 20  $1,200.00
Phase Checks  $65.00 3  $195.00
    Approximate Cost:  $6,495.00






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