One of the most common questions asked is “What will it cost to get a Private Pilot’s License?” Here’s an estimate based on our rates:

Private Pilot Cost Breakdown (JB Flight Club Member)
Dual Flight (20 Hours FAA requirement) $4260
Solo Flight (10 Hours FAA Requirement) $1480
Flight (10 additional Hours) – Dual $2130
Ground Training $1100
Books (estimate) $200
iPad (NOT “wi-fi only” model) *varies
ForeFlight *varies
FAA Written Exam Testing Fee $165
FAA Medical (estimate) $150
FAA Practical Exam Fee (estimate) $600
First Year of Club Dues $730
Total (40-hour Private Pilot) Estimate $10,815

Our airplanes rent for $148/ hour (club rate)
Flight Instruction is $65/ hour
*Cost for iPad and ForeFlight will vary depending on model or version chosen
** Dual flight is with an instructor