• Syllabus as per 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 141 Requirements
  • Training according to 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 141 & 61 Requirements
  • 255 hours total flight time - Cessna 172S G1000, DA 20 C1 and Piper Seneca
  • Private Pilot, Airplane Single Engine Land, Night Rating
  • Instrument Rating, Airplane Single Engine Land/ Multi Engine Land
  • Commercial Pilot, Airplane Multi-Engine Land / Instrument

Course Outline

Private Pilot License
Stages Approximate Duration Aircraft Recommended
Learning your Airplane 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (3 hours)
Improving Control 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (3 hours)
Polishing Takeoffs & Landings 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (5 hours)
Preparing for Solo 4 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (6 hours)
Getting Ready for Cross Country 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (5 hours)
Flying Cross Country & at Night 6 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (13 hours)
Preparing for Check Ride 6 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (10 hours)
You can be a Private Pilot in 4 Weeks in approximately $10000
Instrument Rating
Stages Approximate Duration Aircraft Recommended
Learning your Instrument Skills 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (8 hours)
Improving Control 3 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (8 hours)
Navigating on Instruments 4 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (8 hours)
Flying Instrument Approaches 4 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (8 hours)
Instrument Cross Country Flying 4 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (5 hours)
Preparing for Check Ride 10 Days Cessna 172SP G1000 (3 hours)
You can be an Instrument Pilot in 4 Weeks in approximately $8000
Commercial Pilot License Multi Engine with Single Add On
Stages Approximate Duration Aircraft Recommended
Learning Professional Cross Country and Night Procedures 1 Week Diamond 20C1 (15 hours)
Building Cross Country Experience 2 Weeks Diamond 20C1 (55 hours)
Flying Multi Engine/Complex Airplane 4 Weeks Piper Seneca (20 Hours)
Flying Commercial Maneuvers 0.5 Week Cessna 172SP G1000 (5 hours)
Preparing for Check Ride 1 Week Cessna 172SP (25 hours)
Achieving the Goal! 0.5 Week Cessna 172SP (1.5 hours)
Piper Seneca (1.5 Hours)
You are a Commercial Pilot in 5 Weeks in approximately $8000
And ready to fly Multi Engines in 4 Weeks in approximately $7000

FEE

Hours Price/Hour Total
Cessna 172 SP Garmin 1000 (Private Pilot) 50 $150 $7500
Cessna 172 SP Garmin 1000 (Instrument Rating) 40 $150 $6000
Diamond 20 C1 Eclipse (CRM Hours Build Up) 145 $55 $7975
Piper Seneca (CPL Multi Engine Land) 20 $250 $5000
Private Pilot Instruction 40 $50 $2000
Instrument Instruction 40 $50 $2000
Commercial Pilot Instruction 30 $50 $1500
Cessna Private Pilot Kit (CBI)1 $399 $399
Cessna Private Pilot Kit (CBI)2 $399 $399
Cessna Private Pilot Kit (CBI)3 $399 $399
Cessna Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot Kit (CBI)4 $199 $199
Piper Seneca & Cessna Aircraft Information Manual 1 $99.75 $99.75
Communications Headset $99 $107.25
FAA/CAA Flight Medical Certificate $100 $100
FAA/CAA Written Exam (Private, Instrument, Commercial) 3 $150 $450
Cessna 172SP G1000 (Private Rating Check Ride) 1.5 $150 $275
Cessna 172SP G1000 (Instrument Rating Check Ride) 1.5 $150 $275
Piper Seneca (Commercial MEL Rating Check Ride) 2 $250 $500
FAA/CAA Examiner Fee (Private, Instrument, MEL Commercial) 3 $400 $1200
Other Accessories (FARAIM, Kneeboard, Charts, etc. $121
Total Cost $36499
Total Approximate Expenses including known ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
Professional Pilot Program I
Commercial Pilot Training ME IR, FAA Medicals, Headsets, etc. $36,499
TSA Approval Fees + USA M1 Visa + SEVIS fee $390 + $140 + $200
Basic Accommodation $2400
Documentation & Processing $1000
Origin – USA - Origin Airfare + Travel Insurance Unknown / Not Included
Food + Apartment Utilities + Personal Expenses Unknown / Not Included
Total Known Approximate Price US $40,629
Payment Procedure
Enrollment / Documentation & Processing Fees $1,000
Pre Arrival / First Installment $8,000
Second Installment $8,000
Third Installment $8,000
Fourth Installment $8,000
Fifth Installment $8,000
Note
  • The entire payment for training and accommodation and other formalities is to be made in favor of 'Equinox Aviation’ in US$. Please contact us for information on transfer of funds.
  • Candidates can pay the fees as they fly without any advance deposits.
  • Prices quoted are based on aircraft rental block rates and policies. Also please refer to the Safety Procedures & Practices and aircraft rental agreement for complete details.
  • Commercial Pilot Training cost conditions described with the cost break up.
  • Any additional training, flight hours, instructional hours, material purchased shall generate extra costs. Payment shall be additional for such expenses.
  • Prices are subject to change without any Prior Notice.
  • USA Visa fees as levied by American Consulate.
  • SEVIS fee of $200 as levied by the USCIS.
  • Origin – Washington DC - Origin airfare depends on the availability, preferred airline, class of travel and all other norms applied by airline.
  • Travel insurance to be arranged by the candidate.
  • Basic Accommodation cost includes rent for the apartment (On sharing basis).
  • Rent calculated for a maximum of 210 days in the standard accommodation.
  • All terms & conditions applicable for Apartment stay provided separately in Apartment Agreement.
  • Special Accommodations can be arranged on prior request and payment.
  • Cost not calculated by Equinox includes food expenses (Recommended $4 a day),electric supply (recommended $1 a day) and other personal expenses including purchase, tourism, damage to person or property and etc.
  • Additional Terms and conditions apply. Please request more information on harjit@equinoxavation.in
* Includes all Applicable sales taxes and fuel surcharges.
* Includes Medical fees, examiner fees, TSA fees and all other necessary charges.
* Includes all expenses required. Any additional flight hours or instruction will generate extra costs.
* Prices are subject to change without any prior notice.
* TSA finger printing charges differ from time to time. You will be notified during processing.
  • Includes – Student Private Pilot CD-ROM Set (26 CD-ROMs with binder), 640 Page Private Pilot Handbook, Private Pilot Syllabus, E6B Flight Computer and Plotter, C172S Manual, Cessna Pilot Logbook, FAR/AIM CD-ROM, Private Pilot PTS Booklet, Exam Review, Graduation Certificate, Blue Kit Bag
  • Includes – Student Instrument Rating CD-ROM Set (29 CD-ROMs with binder), 760 pages Instrument Rating Handbook, Instrument Rating Syllabus, IFR Flight Organizer, Computerized Exam Review, FAR/AIM CD-ROM, Instrument Rating PTS Booklet, Graduation Certificate, Black Kit Bag.
  • Includes – Student Commercial Rating CD-ROM Set (30 CD-ROMs with binder), Commercial Maneuvers Handbook, Commercial Pilot Syllabus, FAR/AIM CDROM, Commercial Pilot PTS Booklet, Graduation Certificate, Magenta Kit Bag.
  • Includes – Student Commercial Multi Rating CD-ROM Set (6 CDROMs with binder), Commercial Multi Engine Pilot Syllabus, FAR/AIM CD-ROM, Commercial Multi-Engine Pilot PTS Booklet, Graduation Certificate, Flying the Citation DVD, Practical Risk Management.

PREREQUISITES

For Obtaining FAA Licenses and training:
  • No previous experience required.
  • Obtain a 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate or greater.
  • Minimum age to issue Private Pilot & Instrument Rating is 17 years.
  • Minimum age to issue Commercial Pilot License is 18 years.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Please send the completed enrollment form by email to harjit@equinoxaviation.in
  • Please scan & email or fax the following documents:
    • Passport front page and last page
    • Highest Obtained Education Certificate
    • Proof of finance showing arrangement of training funds
  • Please transfer $250 non refundable processing fee to our bank account, or email us if you wish to pay by credit/debit card: Equinox Aviation Inc
  • Once we receive all of the above, we will issue your I-20 (USA) and send it to your address immediately.
  • You are required to pay $200 SEVIS fee on www.fmjfee.com & get the online receipt, before your apply for your M1 visa with our I-20. You can wire $200 with the initial $250 to us if you wish & we will send your SEVIS receipt with your I-20 and admission letter.
  • Please submit a ‘New Training Application’ with TSA on www.flightschoolcandidates.gov and get your fingerprinting instructions prior to your visa interview. Please follow instructions
  • Schedule a M1-Visa interview at the nearest American Consulate to you. Please get in touch with us before your interview if you need personal counseling for your Visa interview.
  • Once you are granted the M1-Visa, please book your air tickets to Washington Dulles International Airport in USA.
  • Please inform us about your arrival dates as soon as your visa is granted and your tickets are booked. We shall arrange for a complimentary pick up service from the airport.
  • Please let us know if you would like to sublease the apartment for your training duration. We shall let you know about the availability with the pricing. Usually shared accommodation for $2400 for 6 months is available with our students. Please email us if you any special request.
  • If you choose to book one of our available apartments, you are requested to transfer $2400 or other special rent completely in advance along with $900 refundable deposit.
  • Upon your arrival you shall be transferred to our apartments. We recommend you to rest for the evening.
  • You will be required to pay the balance $750 processing fee to complete the required documentation and proceed. You can pay for your training in different options:
    • By credit/debit card, check/other after every transaction with us
    • By transferring a lump sum of $8000 every month for 4 months
    • By transferring complete training fee if enrolled for 6 month CPL
  • You shall complete the FAA documentation including enrollment process, Orientation, Safety Procedures & Practices (SPP), Training Course Outlines (TCO) and others. You shall appear for your FAA Medical test with appropriate Examiner as per appointment.
  • You shall complete the fingerprinting process & others for TSA as well as immigration and your arrival on our M1 visa in USA. Please bring your passport with visa, I-94, I-20 and other documents.
  • As soon as you are approved by the TSA, you shall begin your first training flight with us. Your instructor shall be appointed and you shall plan a training schedule with your aircrafts & instructor.
  • You shall complete your Private Pilot’s Certificate followed by Instrument Rating and then Commercial Pilot’s Certificate or as required.
  • Training for Private Pilot’s Certificate shall take approximately 2 months of total time. During such training you shall complete approximately 50 hours of flight time.
  • Training for Instrument Rating shall take approximately 2 months of total time. During such training you shall complete approximately 50 hours of more flight time.
  • Training towards Commercial Pilot’s Certificate, including building up experience takes approximately 1 month of total time. During such building up experience phase, you shall fly to various destinations across the USA, with pilots from different ethnicities, with flights at late hours, etc. You shall complete approximately 100 hours of more flight time.
  • . If you are pursuing Multi Engine rating, you shall complete that course in about 1 month, flying approximately 20 hours total Multi Engine time.
  • Upon completion of all the above training with obtaining of certificates, you shall be eligible to apply for a position of a First officer with leading airlines of the world.
  • Please feel free to email us if you have any questions. We look forward to work with you on your flight training & have a pleasant experience with Equinox Aviation in the United States of America!!
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