Become an FAA Certified Private Pilot! (PPL)

Our FAA Private Pilot (PPL) course is a 42-flight hour course to take you from your first flight in an airplane to a fully certified FAA Private Pilot.

The course includes:

  • 30.3 Hours Flight Training in a Cessna 172
  • 10 Hours Solo Flight in a Cessna 172
  • 20 Pre/Post Flight Briefings
  • King Schools Online Private Pilot Ground School (Good for LIFE!)
  • Knowledge Test Fee
  • 2 Hour 172 Rental for Practical Test & Designated Pilot Examiner Fee

All training is performed one-on-one with your FAA authorized instructor in our fleet of Garmin Equipped Cessna 172 aircraft.

Melbourne Flight Training has the ability to complete your FAA Private Pilot Certificate in as little as 6 weeks from start to finish. We assist the student to get on the schedule to fly 5 days per week in our fleet of 10 Cessna 172 aircraft. With our processes and procedures, large training fleet, excellent flight instructor cadre, and our FAA Pilot Examiner availability, Melbourne Flight Training allows you to get your pilot certificate FAST!Private pilot timeline

Course Total Cost: $9,599.48*

*Home study courses decrease training costs. Self-study is required. The average student typically requires additional hours above the FAA minimums. Additional hours are billed at the posted hourly rate. Additional costs may be incurred including training supplies, charts, and re-test fees.

Get your Private Pilot (PPL) in our Cirrus SR20!

Our FAA Private Pilot (PPL) course is a 42-flight hour course to take you from your first flight in an airplane to a fully certified FAA Private Pilot.

The course includes:

  • 30 Hours Flight Instruction in a Cirrus SR20
  • 20 Pre/Post Flight Briefings
  • 10 Hours Solo Flight in a Cirrus SR20
  • King Schools Online Private Pilot Ground School (Good for LIFE!)
  • Knowledge Test Fee
  • 2 Hour SR20 Rental for Practical Test & Designated Pilot Examiner Fee

All training is performed one-on-one with your FAA authorized instructor in our Avidyne Equipped Cirrus SR20 aircraft.

Total Cost: $13,890.95*

*Home study courses decrease training costs. Self-study is required. The average student typically requires additional hours above the FAA minimums. Additional hours are billed at the posted hourly rate. Additional costs may be incurred including training supplies, charts, and re-test fees.