The commercial pilot certificate is a key step on the path to becoming a professional pilot.
The commercial pilot certificate course goes beyond the private pilot course and introduces many advanced maneuvers. Higher levels of flight skills, knowledge, and decision making are crucial for safe commercial operations carrying passengers. The commercial pilot certificate makes you a more competent and proficient professional pilot.
FAA Minimum Requirements
FAA Part 61.129 Aeronautical experience
|FAA Part 61.129 Aeronautical experience|
Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming Certified
|Flight training with instructor||6 weeks|
|Solo flights||2 weeks|
|FAA written exam||Minimum passing score is 70%|
|Checkride preparation||1 week||Overall review of knowledge and skills|
|Practical test (checkride)||Oral and flight examsand skills|
|Total: 2 to 3 months|