The Commercial Pilot Certificate allows you to fly passengers, cargo, or the aircraft itself for hire. Certain flying operations may have their own additional requirements, but they all require the Commercial Pilot Certificate. The Commercial Pilot Certificate will give you a greater appreciation for your aircraft, its systems, and handling.
In order to gain the extensive number of hours necessary to qualify for this certificate, a significant amount of time will be spent outside the course flying cross-country with no instruction given. Once in the course, you will receive structured classroom and flight training, broken up into 3 stages, each with different core objectives. The following are partial lists of what to expect in each stage
Advanced aircraft systems
Commercial pilot regulations
Core Objective: Develop the skills necessary to be fly proficiently to Commercial Standards.
Flying by reference to only instruments
Flying at night
Core Objective: Complete a series of cross-country flights
Further develop flying skills
Build knowledge in all subject matter areas
Pass the FAA knowledge test
Demonstrate proficiency during an end-of-course check
Core Objective: Pass the Commercial Pilot practical test
$5,000 - $10,000
$25,000 - $35,000
3 months - 1 year
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