Flight Courses and Documents

Here you can find supplemental information that will help you during your flight training.

Finance Your Training

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Most frequent questions and answers

We fly out of the Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (KDKX) in Knoxville, TN. Come say hi!

To schedule a discovery flight or enroll in a flight course, simply contact us via this link or call/text (865) 293-2001. We will have you up in the sky in no time!

The average cost for a Private Pilot Certificate is $10,000-$15,000. Advanced pilot certificate costs range from $5,000-$15,000.

  • Cessna 150: $135/hour wet
  • Diamond DA40: $225/hour wet
  • Instructor Fee: $75/hour

Regularly scheduled students can complete the rating between three to six months. Plan to fly at least twice a week to make sufficient progress and reduce costs.

To schedule your first flight, simply call or text us at (865) 293-2001. Once you enroll in our program, you will have access to our scheduling program where you can schedule flights with your instructor.

Most training materials can be downloaded via the links above. You will also need an aviation headset, foggles, a flashlight with a red lamp, and a logbook.

No. Our aircraft are priced to encourage access to aviation for everyone. We can not discount our aircraft any lower without sacrificing maintenance and safety. Nobody wants that!