Class dates December 4, 2017, and January 8, 2018.
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Finance Pilot Training

What are the costs?

The professional pilot career program costs 

To finance pilot training you first have to know the costs!

  • $59,995 plus ground school materials, checkrides and tests and living expenses.
  • $1,500 down payment to hold your spot in a class. $500 is for processing and $1000 toward ground school and books and uniforms.
  • The amount to bring the first day of class is only the $13,995 for the private pilot module or the cost for the program that your starting.
  • This is the best offer in the industry for real private to commercial and CFI training!
  • The program takes about 12 to 15 months to complete.
  • Fly as often as possible to maintain the level of competency needed to stay proficient.
  • The Guaranteed Instructor job base pay is $35,000 with bonuses and other cash incentives and full benefits (about $52k a year).
  • CFI job works so you can accumulate the required airline pilot hours.
  • VT AAA also takes the initiative to connect you with one of our regional airline partners.
  • Private Pilot License costs $13,585.00
  • Instrument rating cost $9,880.00
  • Commercial Pilot License cost $26,345.00
  • Multi Engine Add-on cost $5,715.00
  • CFI training  costs $7,200.00
  • Cost per hour by plane:
    • Cessna C172 Basic $190.00/hour
    • Cessna C172 G500/1000 $240.00/hour
    • PA 28R $244.00/hour
    • PA 44 $381.00 / hour

Flight Training Financing*

Pay as you go!  And don’t forget to include living expenses!

Here are options

Finance pilot training with VA Funding 

VA FAQ for Post 911 GI Bill 

Loans as a way to Finance Pilot Training!

There are many organizations that can supply a loan to finance your pilot training!

AOPA PILOT TRAINING FINANCE*

The Aspire Credit Union*

Pilotfinance.com*

More Information on the pilot life including pilot financing at AOPA.com

2017 AOPA 

You can also find helpful information on Welcome to the Aviation Schools Online Network

Aviation Schools Online*

Lending Tree* for personal loans.

This link gives you a chance to compare lenders. LendingTree offers people considering flight school the possibility to receive personal loan offers from multiple lenders with a single form. The interest rates on these loans are almost always lower than credit cards and most people receive the money directly in their bank accounts within a matter of days.  Even if consumers don’t choose one of the offered loans, Lending Tree’s service is completely free and will help them comparison shop with other financing services*.

 * These examples of types of financing are not  endorsements but instead are only examples of options and the possible types of financing available. 

"It takes time, resources and a drive to finish but the effort and the price are well worth it because it's a career like no other and it has the potential to change your life," Dena Lackey, VT AAA Marketing Manager.

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