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Bermuda Dunes Airport

79-880 42nd Avenue
Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203

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Tel:   (760).360.7400

info@desertwestaviation.com

  • Be at least 16 years old to fly Solo

  • Be at least 17 years old to receive your Private Pilot Certificate

  • Read, Speak, Write and understand English

  • Obtain at least a 3rd Class Medical

  • Perform Basic Math: Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing

Private Pilot License Requirements

Private Pilot License Cost Breakdown

FAA Minimum 40 Hours To Completion​

 

Aircraft Rental (C172)

Dual Flight Instruction

Ground Instruction

Sub-Total Variable Costs

Fixed Cost (See Below)

Estimated Total Cost 40 Hrs. To Completion

*(RENTAL PRICES CAN CHANGE DUE TO THE COST OF FUEL)

Rate

$140*

Hours

40

Total

$5,600

$70

25

$1,750

$70

18

$1,260

$8,610

$1,470

$10,080

Rate

Hours

Total

National Average 65 Hrs. To Completion​

 

Aircraft Rental (C172)

Dual Flight Instruction

Ground Instruction

Sub-Total Variable Costs

Fixed Cost (See Below)

Estimated Total Cost 40 Hrs. To Completion

 *(RENTAL PRICES CAN CHANGE DUE TO THE COST OF FUEL)

$140*

65

$9,100

$70

45

$3,150

$70

20

$1,400

Rate

Hours

Total

$15,120

$1,470

$13,650

Fixed Costs​

King School Online Knowledge Course

Pilot Supplies (Charts, Books)

Aviation Medical

Private Pilot Written Exam

Private Pilot Examiner Fee (Varies)

Total Fixed Costs

$200

$120

$150

$300

Approx.

$1,470

$700