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TransPac's VA flight training program prepares students to earn the same licenses and ratings as the Career Pilot Program. Minor changes have been incorporated to the curriculum to ensure that the program is eligible for Montgomery GI Bill benefits. Those benefits reimburse eligible US Military Veterans 60% of the cost of approved program hours. TransPac's Admissions Department assists you with the required VA paperwork and works to ensure that you receive the maximum allowable benefit.
Graduates of the Core Module will obtain all licenses and ratings required to become a fully qualified commercial pilot. The Instructor Module enables students to earn their flight instructor ratings, allowing them to increase their experience through flight instruction.
|72.0 Ground School Hours||75.0 Ground School Hours||72.0 Ground School Hours|
|26.0 Instructor Briefing Hours||21.0 Instructor Briefing Hours||20.0 Instructor Briefing Hour|
|5.0 Simulator - Dual Hours||20.0 Simulator - Dual Hours||10.0 Simulator - Dual Hours|
|55.0 Single-Engine - Dual Hours||75.0 Single-Engine - Dual Hours||38.0 Multi-Engine - Dual Hours|
|10.0 Single-Engine- Solo Hours||10.0 Single-Engine- Solo Hours||—|
|2.0 Single-Engine- Checkride Hours||2.0 Single-Engine- Checkride Hours||2.0 Multi-Engine- Checkride Hours|
|FAA Written Exam||FAA Written Exam||FAA Written Exam|
|FAA Examiner Fee||FAA Examiner Fee||FAA Examiner Fee|
|Core Module Estimated Total: $55,770*|
|15.0 Ground School Hours|
|5.0 Instructor Briefing Hours|
|9.0 Single-Engine - Dual Hours|
|2.0 Singe-Engine - Checkride Hours|
|FAA Examiner Fee|
|40.0 Ground School Hours||15.0 Ground School Hours||15.0 Ground School Hours|
|50.0 Instructor Briefing Hours||10.0 Instructor Briefing Hours||10.0 Instructor Briefing Hours|
|1.0 Simulator - Dual Hours||—||—|
|24.0 Single-Engine - Dual Hours||15.0 Single-Engine - Dual Hours||15.0 Multi-Engine - Dual Hours|
|2.0 Single-Engine - Checkride Hours||2.5 Single-Engine - Checkride Hours||2.0 Multi-Engine - Checkride Hours|
|FAA Written Exam (x2)||FAA Written Exam|
|FAA Examiner Fee(x2)||FAA Examiner Fee||FAA Examiner|
|Instructor Module Estimated Total: $25,437*|
|VA Program Estimated Totals|
|ESTIMATED TUITION TOTAL:||$81,207|
|ESTIMATED REIMBURSEMENT FROM MGIB:||-$29,864|
|ESTIMATED TOTAL OUT OF POCKET:||$51,343|
|∗ Prices current as of May 1, 2014.|
FAA designated examiners are not employees of TransPac. Students pay the examiner directly for the cost of each check ride, typically $500.
The Montgomery GI Bill does not cover the Private Pilot License Course, but may cover up to 60% of the approved costs of the other courses listed.
Books and Supplies are normally purchased as a package during enrollment. The particular supplies you require will vary depending on your curriculum. If you were to take the Core and Instructor Modules, you should plan to spend about $1,500 for books, supplies, uniforms and an aviation headset. You will not be required to purchase any books or supplies that you already own, as long as they are current.
∗ The courses outlined are based on typical student performance. Individual student progress can affect actual course hours and duration. Students requiring less training would receive a refund of all unused tuition. Students requiring additional training would be billed at the regular hourly rates for aircraft, instructors, etc.