How Do I Pay for Flight Training?

There are several options for financing your flight training. FL Aviation Center offers two monthly payment plans, and an hourly rate. 

  • Six month plan: $2249/month for 6 months includes

    • Two lessons per week, totaling 45 hours of flight time

    • Ground school classes with different topics every weekend

    • 5 hours in the Redbird

    • All pre- and post-flight ground instruction as specified in our custom syllabus

    • A coupon for supplies in our pilot shop

    • Any additional hours required for your training at a steeply discounted rate of $223 per hour (dual)

  • Three month plan: $4498/month for 3 months includes

    • Four lessons per week, totaling 45 hours of flight time

    • Ground school classes with different topics every weekend

    • 5 hours in the Redbird

    • All pre- and post-flight ground instruction as specified in our custom syllabus

    • A coupon for supplies in our pilot shop

    • Any additional hours required for your training at a steeply discounted rate of $223 per hour (dual)

  • Pay-as-you-go: $249/hr for dual instruction and $174/hr for solo aircraft rental

You can also obtain a personal loan for your flight training, either through your own bank, or through a bank that specializes in flight training loans. Several options include:

AOPA Finance

Pilot Finance

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There are also hundreds of thousands of dollars given away every year in flight training scholarships. AOPA, EAA, and WAI are among organizations that offer the most scholarships, but new scholarships pop up all the time – so search frequently, and apply often. 

AOPA

WIA

EAA

Other

 

 

FSU/FAMU/TCC Student Programs

 

Designed to start and end with your school semester dates.

You can complete one license or rating per semester, while still maximizing your college student experience. Take advantage of this opportunity and be a CFI by the time you graduate!

 

The dates below reflect the 2020-2021 school semester schedule,

and our dates will be updated to match the school calendars. 

If you need flexible start/end dates, please give us a call. (850) 778-FLY1 

Fall or Spring Semester Programs (4 month duration) - $13,500 or $3,375/month

 

Includes:

Three lessons per week, totaling 45 hours of flight time

Ground school classes with different topics every weekend

5 hours in the Redbird

All pre- and post-flight ground instruction as specified in our custom syllabus

A coupon for supplies in our pilot shop

Any additional hours required for your training at a steeply discounted rate of

$223 per hour (dual)

 

Recommended for the 12 credit student with 0-2 extracurriculars.

 

Fall Dates: Aug 15th to Dec 15th (FSU/FAMU/TCC classes are Aug 25 to Dec 11)

Option: Extend program 1 week to have Thanksgiving Break Nov. 25-28

 

Spring Dates: Jan 10th to May 10th (FSU/FAMU/TCC classes are Jan 6 to May 1)

Option: Extend 1 week to have Spring Break Mar. 16-21)

Summer Semester Programs (3 month duration) - $13,500 or $4,500/month

Includes:

Four lessons per week, totaling 45 hours of flight time

Ground school classes with different topics every weekend

5 hours in the Redbird

All pre- and post-flight ground instruction as specified in our custom syllabus

A coupon for supplies in our pilot shop

Any additional hours required for your training at a steeply discounted rate of $223 per hour (dual)

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Recommended for the 3 credit summer student with 0-2 extracurriculars. 

 

Summer Dates: May 11th to Aug 11th

Double Semester Programs (6 month duration) - $13,500 or $2,250/month

 

Includes:

Two lessons per week, totaling 45 hours of flight time

Ground school classes with different topics every weekend

5 hours in the Redbird

All pre- and post-flight ground instruction as specified in our custom syllabus

A coupon for supplies in our pilot shop

Any additional hours required for your training at a steeply discounted rate of $223 per hour (dual)

Recommended for the 12-15 credit student with 0-2 extracurriculars.

Summer to Fall Dates: May 11 to Nov 11

Fall to Spring Dates: Aug 15 to March 15

Option: Extend 1 week to have Dec. Holiday Vacation

Spring to Summer Dates: Jan 15th to July 15th

Option: Extend 1 week to have Spring Break Mar. 16 to 21)

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