North County Flight Training

Pilot Training and Certification

Sport Pilot Certificate - North County Flight Training

Private Pilot Certificate

Getting a pilots license is a dream almost everyone has at one time or another. Like many other dreams we assume it's far out of reach for the average person. Surprisingly to most people becoming a certified pilot is far easier and less expensive than expected. With North County Flight Training you can be sure you will be trained efficiently and effectively to maximize your training dollar.


  • At Least 16 Years Old
  • Complete Written Exam
  • 40 Hours Flying Time
    • 20 Hours Dual Instruction
    • 10 Hours Solo Flight
    • 2 Solo Crosscountry Flights
    • 1 Night Crosscountry Flight
  • Demonstrate Pilot Proficiency
    • Preflight Procedures
    • Airport Operations
    • Takeoffs and Landings
    • Maneuvering Techniques
      • Slow Flight
      • Stalls
      • S Turns
      • Turns Around a Point
    • Navigation
    • Night Operations
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Postflight Procedures


With North County Flight Training your instruction is tailored to you personally. The precise number of hours it will take for you to complete your training will depend on the amount of time you dedicate to training, as well as the rate at which you absorb the material.

It is certainly not impossible to complete your training with the minimum required hours, however the national average number of hours of Private Pilots completing their exam have is 65-72. At North County Flight Training the average is lower (62-68) so students are advised to plan for 70 hours of flight time and 65 hours of instruction. A Private Pilot Certificate will enable you to fly anywhere anytime in good weather and visibility. It has NONE of the restrictions of the Sport Pilot Certificate.

Average Cost With Supplies: $8500-9500

North County Flight Training