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Guaranteed Private Pilot Training Program

Course Description

With our program, you can be on your way to flying your own airplane in practically no time.  You will be training with some of the finest instructors in Alaska today, and will work with an instructor one on one for a minimum of three (3) lessons per week in one of our Cessna 172 aircraft.  The program includes all training materials, ground school and flight time up to 53 hours.  Our program will be some of the most demanding training you will ever undergo.  The airlines and the military train this way for a reason…..it works!!

Retention with accelerated training is far superior compared to training that is spread out over several months… and it saves you money.  You will train in a relaxed environment, and we will do everything possible to make it a memorable experience.  No prior flight experience is required.

This course includes the flight and ground instruction to meet the needs of an average student with good English language skills and ability.  If you require more time to finish we will work with you until you achieve your goal and become a Certified Private Pilot at our normal daily training rate.  An amazing 98% of all our Private Pilot students complete their training in 60 days or less.

Upon completion of the program, you will be a Safe, Proficient, and Confident Private Pilot.  A Private Pilot’s License allows a pilot to fly a single engine airplane under visual flight rules (VFR), referring to visibility of at least three miles, as well as at night.  A private pilot may carry passengers but may not be paid for doing so, although the pilot can share operating expenses with the passengers.

Medical Certificate

This physical must be conducted by an FAA-designated Airman Medical Examiner.  You will be asked to fill out an online FAA application and medical history form.  The doctor will check your vision, hearing, balance, and nose and throat. The doctor will determine that you do not have any mental or neurological problems such as alcoholism, epilepsy, psychosis, or a serious medical condition such as chronic heart disease or diabetes mellitus.

A third-class medical certificate is valid for the remainder of the month of issue:

  • plus 24 calendar months for operations requiring a third-class medical certificate, if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination. 

  • plus 60 calendar months for operations requiring a third-class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination.

If you have a medical condition (even a serious one); it is still possible for you to get your license.  However, you will need an AME to discuss your options (example, you may have to always fly with another licensed pilot present).

Knowledge Test

The airman knowledge test examines you on the concepts and information you learned in your training.  It is a computerized exam that is administer before you start flight training or shortly after.

You will have two and a half hours to complete the 60 multiple-choice questions selected from the 700 plus airplane-related questions.  Topics that you can be tested on (in the knowledge test) range from the current FARs to air traffic control information to cross-country flight planning.

We provide you with an electronic based King Private Pilot course that you will use to study for your written test.  This course is guaranteed or your money is refunded from King if you do not pass your written test.  We have found this to be much more beneficial than the standard ground schools other flight schools use and they do not guarantee you will pass the written test.

Program Cost & Scheduling

The complete program costs $10,800.00, including a 2,000.00 upfront deposit to confirm your position on the training schedule.  The balance ($8,800.00) is due ten days prior to the start of your program.  Payments are not refundable but can be used for rescheduling within six months.  We accept cash, checks, wire transfer, MasterCard, VISA, and American Express.

Instructors and Location

Flight training at our Palmer, Alaska facility will be taught by one of our mature, friendly, and knowledgeable instructors.  Our instructors have been in aviation for many years and are Commercial, Instrument, Multi-Engine, including CFI and CFII for fixed wing single and multi-engine aircraft and rotorcraft helicopter rated.