COMMERCIAL MULTI-ENGINE LAND INITIAL
If you currently hold a private pilot Certificate (Airplane Single Engine Land) and are instrument rated and do not hold a commercial pilot certificate, you can do the initial commercial in a multi-engine aircraft. Upon completion of your training and satisfactory check ride, you will hold a Commercial Pilot Certificate: Airplane Multi-Engine Land; however, will have the private in a single engine with instrument.
a. 250 hrs. PIC
b. 50 hours of cross-country PIC
c. Private Pilot License with Instrument Rating
*Based on the FAA Minimum flight training and Sierra's estimated flight and ground instruction hours the following is the estimated cost:
Dual Flight Hours (PA-44) - 16 hours @ $430.00 per hour = $6,880.00
Simulator (with instructor) - 4 hours @ $160.00 per hour = $640.00
1 on 1 Ground School - 15 hours @ 85.00 per hour = $1,275.00
Pre/Post - 7 hours @ $ 85.00 per hour = $595.00
Scheduling/FAA records - $90.00
Non-refundable application fee = $150.00
Total estimated flight and ground training cost: $9,630.00*
FAA Check ride - $800.00 + aircraft
FAA Check ride Recheck - $600.00
FAA Knowledge test - $175.00
**Each person's ability and availability to fly vary. Any additional flight training cost, use of aircraft cost, use of aircraft cost, or instructor training cost will be the responsibility of the student pilot.
COMMERCIAL MULTI-ENGINE LAND TRAINING (ADD ON)
The aircraft used is a Seminole PA-44 – Flight Cost $340.00 per hour
FAA Certified Flight Instructors - Cost $85.00 @ per hour
Ground Instructor Cost $85.00 @ hour
Based on the FAA minimum flight training required and Sierra’s estimated ground instruction the following is the estimated cost:
Dual Flight Hours (PA-44) – 8 hours @ $425.00 per hour = $3,400.00
1 on 1 Ground Instructor hours – 8 hours @ $85.00 per hour = $680.00
Pre/Post – 1 @ $85.00 per hour
Scheduling and FAA records - $90.00
Non-refundable application Fee - $150.00
Total estimated flight and ground training cost: $4,235.00.
FAA Check-ride – $800.00 + aircraft rental
FAA Check-ride Recheck - $600.00 + aircraft
* Each person’s ability and availability to fly vary. Any additional flight training cost, use of aircraft cost, or instructor training cost will be the responsibility of training pilot.