Private Pilot Course

A Part 141 Certified Course

Have you ever dreamed of learning how to fly?  Whether you are simply looking to fly for fun, are an aspiring professional pilot, or looking to use your new found flying skills to further a business; the Sanders Flight Training Center Part 141 Private Pilot Course will be your first step in realizing your dream of flight.  As an FAA Part 141 Pilot School our course of instruction is certified by the FAA ensuring that your experience will be structured, efficient, accountable, and fun!  Student Pilots immersed in this type of training will be able to earn their Private Pilot License in as little as 8 weeks.

During your course of instruction you will enjoy ground and flight lessons that will teach you about the characteristics of flight, navigation, radio communication, as well as reinforce the skills necessary for solo and cross country flight.

Additionally our certified flight instructors will be there to ensure your success every step of the way.  All of our instructors are highly trained with experiences and backgrounds ranging from military aviation to careers at major passenger and cargo airlines.  When you train at Sanders Flight Training Center you can rest assured that you will be learning from the best.

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What's Included?

  • 35 hours of ground instruction covering all required topics
  • 35 hours of total flight time in a Cessna 172N
    • 29.4 hours total dual instruction
    • 5.6 hours of solo flight
    • 5.4 hours of cross country flight training
    • 3 hours of night flight training
    • 3 hours of instrument flight training
  • Unlimited use of our Red Bird TD2 BATD Flight Training Device
  • Gleim Private Pilot Study Kit
  • FAA Knowledge Test Preparation
  • Pilot Logbook
  • End of course career consultation with a Military or Major Airline Pilot

Total Cost


All inclusive flat rate

Training in addition to our included items will be billed at our standard rate/hr

Eligibility Requirements

  • 17 years of age for graduation. Training can begin at 16.
  • Meet FAA Medical Requirements
  • US Citizen with proof of citizenship

Pilot Training Request Form

ATP Practical Course requires a 4 day commitment.
Every attempt will be made to accommodate your primary date request; however, please include an alternate date that you would be able to begin training.
In the event we are unable to accommodate your requested start date, and you wish to be placed on our short notice waitlist please check the applicable box.
Amplifying remarks, questions, or concerns.