PRIVATE PILOT IN LOS ANGELES | ENCORE FLIGHT ACADEMY

Encore Flight Academy follows a thorough Private Pilot course in Los Angeles, in which the latest technology and innovative techniques are applied to meet your specific needs. A private pilot’s license can take up to 2 to 3 months to obtain. This license will enable you to fly in unrestricted (day or night) in VFR conditions. If you would like to get your Private Pilot License in Los Angeles for personal use Encore Flight Academy is the best place to guide you through the process. Contact us today to start your Private Pilot training, we are located at Van Nuys Airport just a few miles north of Los Angeles.

PRIVATE PILOT IN LOS ANGELES

The Private Pilot Program at Encore Flight Academy has total of 35 Lessons according to the syllabus. Each lesson consist of one-on-one classroom instruction, the actual flight lesson in the aircraft followed by the lesson debrief. Each lesson takes about three hours to complete. Most student fly two or three times a week and normally the Private Pilot Program takes about three months to complete.

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Cirrus Airplane for Rent At Encore Flight Academy

Skip LA traffic, get your wings and be your own superhero! After all, only less than 0.1 % off all people all around the world are pilots. Get yourself all around without the hassle of traffic lights, security checks, long lines and all the other countless situations you could get yourself into without your super power of flight.

All Private Pilot Packages are completely customizable, student could simply add or take away the amount of hours assigned to each package.

MIN. FAA REQ.

$7,100
$7,100
  • Total Logged Time: 40
    Total time in the Aircraft and Flight Simulator.
  • Aircraft: 37.5 Hours at $129/hour
    Total of 40 hours of Aircraft time. Including night flight, day flight, cross country, instrument work, and all private pilot maneuvers and landings.
  • FAA Approved Flight Sim. Time: 2.5 Hours at $70/hour
    2.5 hours of flight simulator in our FAA Approved Redbird Full Motion Flight Simulators.
  • Flight Instructor Aircraft & Sim: 30 Hours at $65/hour
    Flight Instructor time in Aircraft 27.5 hours Flight Instructor time in Flight Simulator 2.5 hours Out to total of 40 hours of Logged time 10 hours will be solo and will not need the flight instructor time.
  • Ground School, Post, and Pre Flight Briefings: 0
  • All Books and Training Materials $200.
  • Financing Option Available
    We offer 6 months in house financing for our Private Pilot Packages, see below for details.

SELF STUDY

$10,600
$10,600
  • Total Logged Time: 60
    Total time in the Aircraft and Flight Simulator.
  • Aircraft: 50 Hours at $129/hour
    Total of 50 hours of Aircraft time. Including night flight, day flight, cross country, instrument work, and all private pilot maneuvers and landings.
  • FAA Approved Flight Sim. Time: 10 Hours at $70/hour
    5 hours of flight simulator in our FAA Approved Redbird Full Motion Flight Simulators.
  • Flight Instructor Aircraft & Sim: 50 Hours at $65/hour
    Flight Instructor time in Aircraft 40 hours Flight Instructor time in Flight Simulator 5 hours Out to total of 45 hours of Logged time 10 hours will be solo and will not need the flight instructor time.
  • Ground School, Post, and Pre Flight Briefings: 0
  • All Books and Training Materials $200.
  • Financing Option Available
    We offer 6 months in house financing for our Private Pilot Packages, see below for details.

COMPLETE

$12,500
$12,500
  • Total Logged Time: 60
    Total time in the Aircraft and Flight Simulator.
  • Aircraft: 50 Hours at $129/hour
    Total of 50 hours of Aircraft time. Including night flight, day flight, cross country, instrument work, and all private pilot maneuvers and landings.
  • FAA Approved Flight Sim. Time: 10 Hours at $70/hour
    10 hours of flight simulator in our FAA Approved Redbird Full Motion Flight Simulators.
  • Flight Instructor Aircraft & Sim: 50 Hours at $65/hour
    Flight Instructor time in Aircraft 40 hours Flight Instructor time in Flight Simulator 10 hours Out to total of 60 hours of Logged time 10 hours will be solo and will not need the flight instructor time.
  • Ground School, Post, and Pre Flight Briefings: 30 Hours at $65/hours
  • All Books and Training Materials $200.
  • Financing Option Available
    We offer 6 months in house financing for our Private Pilot Packages, see below for details.

COMPLETE CIRRUS

$18,000
$18,000
  • Total Logged Time: 60
    Total time in the Aircraft and Flight Simulator.
  • Cirrus Aircraft: 50 Hours at $239/hour
    Total of 50 hours of Aircraft time. Including night flight, day flight, cross country, instrument work, and all private pilot maneuvers and landings.
  • FAA Approved Flight Sim. Time: 10 Hours at $70/hour
    10 hours of flight simulator in our FAA Approved Redbird Full Motion Flight Simulators.
  • Flight Instructor Aircraft & Sim: 50 Hours at $65/hour
    Flight Instructor time in Aircraft 40 hours Flight Instructor time in Flight Simulator 10 hours Out to total of 60 hours of Logged time 10 hours will be solo and will not need the flight instructor time.
  • Ground School, Post, and Pre Flight Briefings: 30 Hours at $65/hours
  • All Books and Training Materials $200.
  • Financing Option Available
    We offer 6 months in house financing for our Private Pilot Packages, see below for details.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Encore Flight Academy offers in-house financing for all training programs. On approved credit you can finance you training over 6 month, with 25% down payment. Our financing department at a 10% interest per annum.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What can I do with my Private Pilot License?

You can fly during day time, night time, carry passengers or even fly international with you Private Pilot License.

Can I rent aircraft with my Private Pilot License?

Yes, Encore Flight Academy offers aircraft rental to all our graduate. You will have a 24/7 access to our fleet, with online scheduling.

What is the difference between "Economy" and "Premium"?

The Minimum program offers the FAA minimum requirement for getting a private pilot certificate.  This might be enough flight training for some, however most people require some additional flight training, therefore the Comprehensive program offer total of 50 hours of flight time (10 hour more than FAA minimums).

How long does it take to complete the Private Pilot Course?

Encore Flight Academy utilizes a complete syllabus for the Private Pilot Course, this syllabus has total of 40 lessons. By attending 2 to 3 sessions a week, most people complete the program in about 3 months.

Are there any scheduled classroom sessions?

All flight training is done on one-on-one basis, therefore students pick the best time to fly based on their own schedules.

Can I do flight training on weekends?

Encore Flight Academy is open 7 days week. The flight sessions could be scheduled from 8am until 11pm daily.

Can I do my flight training at night?

You will fly minimum of 5 hours of flight time at night during the Private Pilot Course, since your license will allow you fly at night. You can do more sessions at night time if you like, however it preferred to do most of the flight training during day time hours.

What kind of aircraft I should fly?

Encore Flight Academy offers several different makes of aircrafts. Most student pick one platform as the primary aircraft type, however throughout the course you will fly in all different makes of aircraft to be able to comfortably rent them in the future.

Is there a price difference between the aircrafts for Private Pilot Training?

No, in any of our Private Pilot Packages, we calculate the aircraft rental rate at $109/hours. Students could change the aircrafts at any time during the course.

Can I bring a friend with my during the flight sessions?

Yes, most of your training aircrafts are four seaters. You are more than welcome to invite a friend at no additional cost.

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