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AIRCRAFT & INSTRUCTOR RATES

AIRCRAFT RATES:

Cessna 172N, 6 pack (N4864D)
Wet Rate:

$160/hr

10-hour minimum

Cessna 172N TAA, Glass Cockpit
Wet Rate:

$190/hr

10-hour minimum

Cessna 172
Wet Rate:

$140/hr

10-hour minimum

Cirrus SR20 G6
Wet Rate:

$385/hr

10-hour minimum

Cirrus SR22 G6
Dry Rate:

$460/hr

10-hour minimum

INSTRUCTOR RATES:

Flight Instruction
Rate:

$65/hr

Ground Instruction
Rate:

$65/hr

Flight Instruction in client-owned aircraft
Rate:

$90/hr

Flight Review Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC)
Rate:

$75/hr

THE FINE PRINT

  • To qualify for the Block Rate, clients must initially fund a flight account with a minimum of 10 hours of aircraft retail rental time and maintain a positive balance thereafter. Chiota Aviation treats each client’s account as an escrow; the client retains the right to be refunded all unused funds at any time for any reason.

  • Payment is required no later than the completion of services. Chiota Aviation reserves the right to decline services to any client with a negative account balance.

  • Chiota Aviation enforces a flight lesson no-show policy as follows:

- If not canceling for a weather or aeromedical factor reason, clients must cancel lessons with no less than 12 hours’ notice. Extenuating circumstances may be approved at the discretion of the Flight Instructor or Chief Pilot.

- Clients will receive three friendly reminders of this policy and thereafter will be subject to no-show charges.

- No-show charges include 1 hour of Flight Instructor services at the current rate, and 1/2

  • hour of aircraft rental at the current rate if an aircraft was reserved for the lesson.

  • Checks should be made payable to Chiota Aviation.

  • Chiota Aviation processes credit and debit cards via the QuickBooks app, and charges will show on your account as being made by Chiota Aviation.

  • Itemized invoices are available upon request.

Please note that these rates are subject to change and do not include any additional fees such as fuel surcharges or landing fees.

ESTIMATED COSTS:

Private Pilot

$10,000 - $20,000 (depending on flight hours and block rates)

Instrument

$8,000 - $10,000 (depending on flight hours and block rates)

Commercial

$20,000 - $25,000 (depending on flight hours and block rates)

CFI

$8,000 - $10,000 (depending on flight hours and block rates)

Please note that these estimates are based on the hourly rates and block rates provided, and do not include any additional fees such as fuel surcharges, landing fees, or DPE fees. The actual cost may vary depending on individual student's performance and the flight hours required.

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