Commercial License

Welcome to Aerotech Aviation – Your Gateway to Professional Aviation Careers!

Are you ready to soar to new heights and turn your passion for flying into a rewarding career? At Aerotech Aviation, we’re dedicated to helping aspiring pilots like you achieve their dreams through our Commercial Pilot Certification Program.

Why Choose Aerotech for Your Commercial Pilot Certification?

Experienced Instructors: Learn from the best with our team of seasoned certified flight instructors (CFIs) who have years of experience in commercial aviation. Our instructors are committed to providing you with the highest quality training to prepare you for success in the competitive world of commercial flying.

Comprehensive Curriculum: Our Commercial Pilot Certification Program covers all aspects of commercial flight operations, including advanced flight maneuvers, cross-country navigation, emergency procedures, and more. With a focus on both ground and flight instruction, you’ll graduate fully prepared to meet the demands of a commercial pilot.

Flexible Training Options: We understand that everyone’s schedule is different, which is why we offer flexible training options to fit your lifestyle. Whether you prefer an intensive full-time program or a part-time schedule, we’ll work with you to create a customized training plan that meets your needs.

Career Development Support: Beyond just earning your commercial pilot certificate, we provide career development advice to help you navigate the next steps in your aviation career. You can also take advantage of the Skywest Partner Program to get a head start working for commercial airline.

Commercial Pilot Certification Process at Aerotech Aviation:

At AeroTech Aviation, we have all the tools and expertise to help attain your Commercial Pilot Certification. Commercial pilot certification is a crucial step for individuals aspiring to pursue a career as a professional pilot. Here’s a summary and description of the commercial pilot certification process:

  1. Eligibility Requirements: To pursue a commercial pilot certificate, candidates must meet certain eligibility criteria set by aviation authorities like the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States. Generally, these requirements include being at least 18 years old, holding a private pilot license, and possessing a minimum number of flight hours, typically around 250-300 hours.
  2. Training: Commercial pilot training involves both ground and flight instruction. Ground instruction covers topics such as aerodynamics, aircraft systems, weather theory, navigation, regulations, and aircraft performance. Flight training includes maneuvers, cross-country navigation, emergency procedures, and other skills necessary for commercial flight operations.
  3. Flight Hours: As part of the training, candidates must accumulate a minimum number of flight hours, usually around 150-200 hours beyond those required for a private pilot license. These hours include both solo and dual instruction time with a certified flight instructor (CFI).
  4. Written Exam: Students are expected to study the recommended materials to prepare themselves for the written test. Candidates must pass this written knowledge test covering various subjects related to aviation, including regulations, aerodynamics, weather, navigation, and aircraft performance. The exam is typically administered by an authorized testing center.
  5. Practical Test (Checkride): After completing the required training and passing the written exam, candidates must undergo a practical test, commonly referred to as a checkride. During the checkride, an FAA-designated examiner evaluates the candidate’s knowledge and skills in both ground and flight operations. The examiner assesses the candidate’s ability to demonstrate proficiency in various maneuvers, procedures, and emergency scenarios.
  6. Medical Certificate: In addition to meeting the training and testing requirements, candidates must hold a valid medical certificate issued by an authorized aviation medical examiner. This certificate ensures that the candidate meets the medical standards necessary to safely operate an aircraft.
  7. Privileges: Upon successful completion of the commercial pilot certification process, individuals gain the privilege to be compensated for piloting aircraft. Commercial pilots can work in various sectors of aviation, including charter operations, flight instruction, aerial photography, agriculture, and more.

Overall, obtaining a commercial pilot certificate requires dedication, commitment, and a significant investment of time and resources. It serves as a crucial milestone for individuals pursuing careers in aviation and opens up opportunities for employment in the dynamic field of commercial flying.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

Join us at Aerotech Aviation and embark on your journey to becoming a commercial pilot. Contact us today to learn more about our Commercial Pilot Certification Program and take the first step towards an exciting career in aviation!

See our estimated cost sheet for detailed information of all the costs of obtaining this rating.