Rates and Pricing

Spirit Aviation only offers the newest, cutting edge technology aircraft in its fleet. Spirit is one of the first flight schools in the country to add the brand new Cessna SkyCatcher the fleet. The SkyCatcher is a great tool for obtaining a more affordable private pilot certificate or a sport pilot certificate.

Aircraft rates effective 1/1/11.

Cessna SkyCatcher 162 & Light Sport Pricing

Cessna Skycatcher 162 Light Sport Standard Rates Club Membership Prepay Account**
Aircraft Rental Rates, Hr, G300 Panel $ 129.00 $ 109.00 $ 95.00
Instructor Rates, Hr $ 55.00 $ 50.00 $ 45.00
Sport Pilot Detail at FAA Minimums Standard Rates Club Membership Prepay Account**
FAA Min 20 hours Flight Time (Incl Tax) $ 2,760.60 $ 2,332.60 $ 2,033.00
Minimum 15 Hours Flight Instruction $ 825.00 $ 750.00 $ 675.00
10 Hours Ground Instrution $ 550.00 $ 500.00 $ 450.00
Standard Headset Rental, 20 Hrs, $5 Hr $ 100.00 $ 100.00 $ 100.00
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $ 352.03 $ 293.80 $ 293.80
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee $ 45.00 $ 45.00 $ 45.00
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) hly @ $22/mo $ 198.00 $ 198.00 $ 198.00
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $ 35.00 $ 31.50 $ 31.50
FAA Medical Exam- Driver’s License $ – $ – $ –
FAA Written Exam $ 150.00 $ 150.00 $ 150.00
FAA Examiner’s Fee $ 350.00 $ 350.00 $ 350.00
Total Skycatcher at FAA Minimums For Sport Pilot License $ 5,365.63 $ 4,750.90 $ 4,326.30
 
Private Pilot Estimates Standard Rates Club Membership Prepay Account**
53 Hrs CPC Flight Time (Incl Tax) $ 7,315.59 $ 6,181.39 $ 5,387.45
40 Hrs Flight Instruction $ 2,200.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 1,800.00
15 Hrs Ground Instruction $ 825.00 $ 750.00 $ 675.00
Standard Headset Rental, 53, $5 Hr $ 265.00 $ 265.00 $ 265.00
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $ 352.03 $ 293.80 $ 293.80
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee $ 45.00 $ 45.00 $ 45.00
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) $ 198.00 $ 198.00 $ 198.00
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $ 35.00 $ 31.50 $ 31.50
FAA Medical Exam $ 90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00
FAA Written Exam $ 150.00 $ 150.00 $ 150.00
FAA Examiner’s Fee $ 420.00 $ 420.00 $ 420.00
Total Skycatcher Estimates For Private Pilot License $ 11,895.62 $ 10,424.69 $ 9,355.75

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Cessna 172 Skyhawk Pricing

Cessna 172 Skyhawk Standard Rates Club Membership Prepay Account**
Aircraft Rental Rates,Hr $ 155.00 $ 145.00 $ 138.00
Instructor Rates, Hr $ 55.00 $ 50.00 $ 45.00
Private Pilot Estimates Standard Rates Club Membership Prepay Account**
53 Hrs CPC Flight Time (Incl Tax) $ 8,790.05 $ 8,222.95 $ 7,825.98
40 Hrs Flight Instruction $ 2,200.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 1,800.00
15 Hrs Ground Instruction $ 825.00 $ 750.00 $ 675.00
Standard Headset Rental, 53, $5 Hr $ 265.00 $ 265.00 $ 265.00
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $ 352.03 $ 293.80 $ 293.80
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee $ 45.00 $ 45.00 $ 45.00
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) $ 198.00 $ 198.00 $ 198.00
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $ 35.00 $ 31.50 $ 31.50
FAA Medical Exam $ 90.00 $ 90.00 $ 90.00
FAA Written Exam $ 150.00 $ 150.00 $ 150.00
FAA Examiner’s Fee $ 420.00 $ 420.00 $ 420.00
Total Estimates for the Private Pilot License $ 13,370.08 $ 12,466.25 $ 11,794.28

Note: Same Day Cancellation Fee (not due to weather): one hour flight plus applicable instructor charge.

Spirit of Flight Flying Club

As a Cessna Pilot Center, Spirit Aviation is the best flying club in Northeast Georgia and is a great way for us to promote general aviation, encourage fellowship among our clients and give back to our regular customers who make our business possible.

Spirit of Flight Flying Club Benefits:

  • Initiation is $45, monthly dues are $22.
  • Flying Club members have access to the Spirit Aviation online scheduler and can conveniently check aircraft and instructor availability and schedule flights online.
  • Members enjoy 10-15% discount on aircraft and instruction!
  • Take 10% off all purchases in our pilot shop!
  • Participate in organized flying club events and flying trips!

If you’re thinking about working towards your sport or private pilot certificate, being a part of a flying club is a great way to go. In addition to getting the great discounts, you’ll also have a supportive network of other pilots and instructors to help you all the way through your ratings.

For more information about Spirit Aviation Cessna Pilot Center and Flying Club, contact us today! (706) 595-1300.

** Prepay discounts are offered to our club members who place a $2,500 deposit into their accounts and then maintain at least a $250.00 balance. If the account balance drops below $250.00 the club member rate will be assigned automatically when club member is dispatched.

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