Initial and Recurrent Training Courses for Single, Complex-Single and Cabin Class Aircraft. Insurance Industry Approved.
The course consists of 8 to 10 hrs per day, divided between flight and classroom time. Your training is based on a building block of instruction in an organized manner. Each lesson is thoroughly explained so you fully understand each step. You are trained to be a proficient VFR / IFR Pilot. You will be trained in all the latest avionics, GPS, HIS, MFD, Glass Panel, etc. on board your aircraft. You will be trained to be proficient in all the avionics in your aircraft and all back up. Whenever possible you will be trained in actual IMC conditions. We believe it is important to experience actual IFR during training to be sure you understand actual.
In the classroom, you’ll review aircraft systems and general topics such as strategies for flying low visibility approaches, how to make the most of ATC during an emergency, FAR’s among other topics.
In the aircraft you will start by practicing maneuvers. Then on to instrument proficiency. You fly real world scenarios, where you will have to identify and manage various emergencies and malfunctions, all while keeping track of weather, terrain, and alternate airport options. You will receive an Instrument Proficiency Check and Biennial Flight Review along with your certificate of completion upon completion of your training course.
Locations and Aircraft
Sacramento, California: Cessna 172’s or C177RG
Santa Paula, California: Cessna 150, or C172
Van Nuys, California: Cessna 172, or Cessna 152
Long Beach, California: Cessna 172
Boulder, Colorado: Cessna 172R, C172SP, or C172RG
St. George, Utah: Piper Archer & Cessna 172XP
Cedar City, Utah: Cessna 172
Rexburg, Idaho: Cessna 172
Georgetown, Texas: Cessna 172
Chattanooga, Tennessee: Cessna 172
Salt Lake City, Utah: Piper Archer
Program Cost & Scheduling
Program costs are $700.00 per day, plus rental aircraft, (if you do not own your own aircraft.). Each client has individual needs, thus, different number of days required to complete their training depending upon previous experience, training and avionics on board. Other costs involved are: (If instructor travels to your location) RT airfare for the instructor. (Our Instructors take care of their own meals.) Client provides a place for our instructor to stay (client makes reservation at a clean and safe hotel they are familiar with) Client provides local ground transportation for our instructor, extra car in family or rental car. When training at one of our locations there are no transportation costs for the instructor. If you complete your course in less than 10 days, you are not charged for days not utilized.
A $1,000.00 deposit confirms your position on the schedule. The balance is due 10 days prior to the start of your program. Payments are not refundable but can be used for rescheduling within 6 months. We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Wire Transfer, Zelle Transfer, American Express and Discover.
Clients without personal aircraft can rent a variety of aircraft from steam gauge to Glass Panel at many of our locations, call for more information.