Rates and Pricing

Spirit Aviation offers new generation  aircraft in its fleet. Spirit has the newest aircraft available in the area.  Our fleet mix allows you to achieve all of your training needs.

Aircraft rates effective 4/1/2023.

Cessna 162 SkyCatcher  & Light Sport Pricing

Cessna Skycatcher 162 Light Sport Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
Aircraft Rental Rates, Hr, G300 Panel, Auto Pilot $146.50 $129.50 $112.50
Instructor Rates, Hr $67.50 $62.50 $57.50
 
Sport Pilot Detail at FAA Minimums Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
FAA Min 20 hours Flight Time (Incl Tax) ** $2,930.00 $2,590.00 $2,250.00
Minimum 15 Hours Flight Instruction ** $1,012.50 $937.50 $862.50
10 Hours Ground Instruction ** $675.00 $625.00 $575.00
Standard Headset Rental, 20 Hrs, $5 Hr Included Included Included
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $352.03 $199.00 $199.00
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee $199.99 $199.99
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) @ $34.99/mo $314.91 $314.91
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
FAA Medical Exam - Driver’s License
FAA Written Exam $170.00 $170.00 $170.00
FAA Examiner’s Fee $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Renters Insurance $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Total Skycatcher at FAA Minimums For Sport Pilot License $6,234.53 $6,126.40 $5,661.40
 
Private Pilot Estimates Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
53 Hrs CPC Flight Time (Incl Tax) $7,764.50 $6,863.50 $5,962.50
40 Hrs Flight Instruction $2,700.00 $2,500.00 $2,300.00
15 Hrs Ground Instruction $1,012.50 $937.50 $862.50
Standard Headset Rental, 53, $5 Hr Included Included Included
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $352.03 $199.00 $199.00
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee $199.99 $199.99
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) @ $34.99/mo $314.91 $314.91
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
FAA Medical Exam $175.00 $175.00 $175.00
FAA Written Exam $170.00 $170.00 $170.00
FAA Examiner’s Fee $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Renters Insurance $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Total Skycatcher Estimates For Private Pilot License $13,269.03 $12,454.90 $11,278.90
Cessna 172 Skyhawk Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
Aircraft Rental Rates,Hr (N223CK, N9XF) $207.00 $190.00 $173.00
Aircraft Rental Rate, Hr. (N823CK) $250.00 $233.00 $216.00
Instructor Rates, Hr $67.50 $62.50 $57.50
Redbird FMX $67.50 $62.50 $57.50
 
Private Pilot Estimates Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
53 Hrs CPC Flight Time (Incl Tax) $10,971.00 $10,070.00 $9,169.00
40 Hrs Flight Instruction $2,700.00 $2,500.00 $2,300.00
15 Hrs Ground Instruction $1,012.50 $937.50 $862.50
Standard Headset Rental, 53, $5 Hr Included Included Included
Cessna CBI Sport/ Private Pilot Kit (Incl Tax) $352.03 $199.00 $199.00
Redbird GIFT Software/Access $249.00 $199.00 $199.00
Redbird FMX Access 10 hrs. $387.50 $362.50 $337.50
One-time Club Membership Initiation Fee -- $199.99 $199.99
Nine Months Estimated Club Dues (Monthly) @ $34.99/mo -- $314.91 $314.91
FAA Charts, Airport Facilities Directory $35.00 $35.00 $35.00
FAA Medical Exam $175.00 $175.00 $175.00
FAA Written Exam $170.00 $170.00 $170.00
FAA Examiner's Fee $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Renters Insurance $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Total for Skyhawk C172 at FAA minimums For Private Pilot License $17,112.03 $16,222.90 $15,021.90
Additional Costs for using 2022 G1000, N823CK, Skyhawk C172 at FAA minimums For Private Pilot License $2,279.00 $2,279.00 $2,279.00

Piper Seminole (Twin Engine) PA44-180T Pricing

Piper PA44180T Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
Aircraft Rental Rates, HR $330.00 $320.00 $310.00
Instructor Rates, HR $77.50 $72.50 $67.50
Redbird FMX AATD Rental Rates, HR $77.50 $72.50 $67.50
 
Private Pilot ME Rating Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
15 Hrs CPC Flight Time (incl tax) ** $4,950.00 $4,800.00 $4,650.00
15 Hrs Flight Instruction ** $1,162.5 $1,087.50 $1,012.50
10 Hrs Ground Instruction ** $775.00 $725.00 $675.00
5 Hrs Redbird FMX AATD Instruction $387.50 $362.50 $337.50
Cessna CBI Multi-Engine Pilot Kit (inc tax) $259.00 $199.00 $199.00
One-Time club Membership Initiation Fee * -- $199.00 $199.00
One Month Estimated Club Dues, Monthly @ $34.99 /mo -- $34.99 $34.99
FAA Examiner's Fee $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Multi Renters Insurance, 1-Month $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Total Multi-Engine Add On Rating $8,334.00 $8,208.98 $7,908.98
 
Commercial Pilot ME Rating Standard Rates Prepay Account * Club Membership **
15 Hrs CPC Flight Time (incl tax) ** $4,950.00 $4,800.00 $4,650.00
15 Hrs Flight Instruction ** $1,162.50 $1,087.50 $1,012.50
10 Hrs Ground Instruction ** $775.00 $725.00 $675.00
5 Hrs Redbird FMX AATD Instruction $387.50 $362.50 $337.50
Cessna CBI Multi-Engine Kit (inc tax) $259.00 $199.00 $199.00
One-Time club Membership Initiation Fee * -- $199.00 $199.00
One Month Estimated Club Dues, Monthly @ $34.99 /mo -- $34.99 $34.99
FAA Examiner's Fee $700.00 $700.00 $700.00
Multi Renters Insurance, 1-Month $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Total Multi-Engine Add On Rating $8,334.00 $8,208.98 $7,908.98

* Would not apply if already a member
** Prior experience and flight time may reduce the estimated hours and costs.

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 $199.99, monthly dues are $34.99.
  • 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 customers 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 Standard rate will be assigned automatically when customer is dispatched.

** Club Members receive the best pricing. Club members must meet the above prepay deposit ($2500) and minimum balance ($250) requirements in addition to the monthly dues.

***Club membership is continuous. You cannot stop and start the membership without paying a new initiation fee. Membership is non transferable and applies exclusively to the named pilot. If you wish to cancel your club membership, you must submit your cancellation request in writing, one full calendar month in advance. If you purchase a CPC training kit at the discounted price and subsequently request a refund on the any part of the initial $2500 deposit, you will be subject to the balance of the retail cost of the kit.

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