Commercial Pilot

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Be able to read, speak, write and understand the English language

  • Obtain at least a 3rd Class Medical Certificate

  • Receive and log ground training

  • Log at least 250 hours of flight time as a pilot that includes:

    • 100 hours in powered aircraft

    • 100 hours of pilot in command time that includes:

    • 20 hours of flight training from an authorized instructor (CFI) that includes:

      • 10 hours of instrument flight training

      • 10 hours of training in a complex airplane

      • 2 hours of cross country training to an airport more than 100 nautical miles (NM) from the starting point during daytime

      • 2 hours of cross country training to an airport more than 100 NM from the starting point during nighttime

      • 3 hours of Practical Test preparation

    • 10 hours of solo flight time or 10 hours with an instructor performing the duties of pilot in command that includes:

      • One solo cross country of at least 300 NM with full stop landings at a minimum of 3 points one of which is at least 250 NM from the starting point

      • 5 hours of night flight with 10 takeoffs and landings to a full stop at an airport with an operating control tower (Brainard Airport meets this requirement!)

  • Pass a Knowledge (written) Test

  • Pass a Practical (flight) Test

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Our office is located at the

Starkville George M Bryan Airport

320 Airport Rd, Starkville, MS 39759

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