Cardinal Wings Aviation
Louisville's Elite Flight Training Center

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Louisville's elite flight training center.

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Management Services

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Career Pilot Course

Flying Courses for Career Pilots

Zero Time Career Pilot Program

This course is intended for those with zero time with aspirations of becoming a professional pilot. This is a standard course designed for FAA minimums, but goes above and beyond. After completion of the program, students will be eligible to become a flight instructor with Cardinal Wings Aviation. If more time is needed, the student will pay for the normal rental of the aircraft beyond the 270 hours. If the course is completed with less than 270 hours, the student will be able to rent the aircraft free of charge until 270 hours is achieved. This course includes:

  • 270 Hours of Flight Time Including
    -Private Pilot Single Engine
    -Instrument Rating
    -Commercial Multi and Single Engine
    -Certificated Flight Instructor, Multi Engine Instructor, and Instructor Instrument
  • 25 Hours of Multi-Engine Time
  • Flight and Ground Instruction
  • Written Exams

Program Cost – $40,500
(Price does not include Examiners Fees of approximately $350.00 each)

 

Zero Time Career Pilot Program-Multi Engine Option

This course is intended for those with zero time with aspirations of becoming a professional pilot. This course includes 100 hours of Multi-Engine flight time in which 90 hours are Pilot In Command. This is a standard course designed for FAA minimums, but goes above and beyond. After completion of the program, students will be eligible to become a flight instructor with Cardinal Wings Aviation. If more time is needed, the student will pay for the normal rental of the aircraft beyond the 272 hours. If the course is completed with less than 272 hours, the student will be able to rent the aircraft free of charge until 272 hours is achieved. This course includes:

  • 272 Hours of Flight Time Including
    -Private Pilot Single Engine and Multi-Engine
    -Instrument Rating
    -Commercial Multi and Single Engine
    -Certificated Flight Instructor, Multi Engine Instructor, and Instructor Instrument
  • 100 Hours of Multi-Engine Time (90 PIC)
  • Flight and Ground Instruction
  • Written Exams

Program Cost – $46,697.00
(Price does not include Examiners Fees of approximately $350.00 each)

 

Career Pilot Program-Instrument to CFI

This course is intended for those with a private pilot certificate, 85 hours total time and aspirations of becoming a professional pilot. This is a standard course designed for FAA minimums, but goes above and beyond. After completion of the program, students will be eligible to become a flight instructor with Cardinal Wings Aviation. If more time is needed, the student will pay for the normal rental of the aircraft beyond the 195 hours. If the course is completed with less than 195 hours, the student will be able to rent the aircraft free of charge until 195 hours is achieved. This course includes:

  • 195 Hours of Flight Time Including
    -Instrument Rating
    -Commercial Multi and Single Engine
    -Certificated Flight Instructor, Multi Engine Instructor, and Instructor Instrument
  • 25 Hours of Multi-Engine Time
  • Flight and Ground Instruction
  • Written Exams

Program Cost – $26,277.00
(Price does not include Examiners Fees of approximately $350.00 each)

 

Career Pilot Program-Instrument to Flight Instructor Multi Engine Option

This course is intended for those with a private pilot certificate, 85 hours total time and aspirations of becoming a professional pilot. This course includes 100 hours of Multi-Engine flight time in which 90 hours are Pilot In Command. This is a standard course designed for FAA minimums, but goes above and beyond. After completion of the program, students will be eligible to become a flight instructor with Cardinal Wings Aviation. If more time is needed, the student will pay for the normal rental of the aircraft beyond the 195 hours. If the course is completed with less than 195hours, the student will be able to rent the aircraft free of charge until 195 hours is achieved. This course includes:

  • 195 Hours of Flight Time Including -Private Pilot Single Engine and Multi Engine -Instrument Rating -Commercial Multi and Single Engine -Certificated Flight Instructor, Multi Engine Instructor, and Instructor Instrument
  • 100 Hours of Multi-Engine Time (90 PIC)
  • Flight and Ground Instruction
  • Written Exams

Program Cost – $37,272.00
(Price does not include Examiners Fees of approximately $350.00 each)