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Flight Fees

Below are the estimated course fees for fy-2021. Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact the Aviation Management and Flight department for updated fees information at (618) 453-8898.

A flight fee covers the cost of completing a course in the minimum approved time. Repeating lessons or otherwise going over the minimum time results in an overage fee, which is based on the hourly rate of the aircraft and instructor. Flight fees are charged to the student's Bursar account the semester of enrollment. Overage fees of $1,000 - $3,000 are common in the Private Pilot courses. Students track their course progress, billing, and more through dedicated software, TALON.

Flight fees for required courses

Required Flight Courses
Course Course Name Fee

AF201A

(Private Pilot) Primary Flight I

$7,841

AF201B

(Private Pilot) Primary Flight II

$8,762

AF203

Flight Basic

$12,363

AF204

Flight Intermediate

$13,481

AF206A

(Instrument Pilot) Flight Instrument I

$5,812

(Instrument Pilot) AF206B

Flight Instrument II

$7,839

AF207A

(Commercial Pilot) Flight Advanced

$9,988

AF207B

(Commercial Pilot) Flight Multi-Engine Operations

$8,062

A flight fee covers the cost of completing a course in the minimum approved time. Repeating lessons or otherwise going over the minimum time results in an overage fee, which is based on the hourly rate of the aircraft and instructor. Flight fees are charged to the student's Bursar account the semester of enrollment. Students track their course progress, billing, and more through dedicated software, TALON.

Fees for Optional Flight Courses

Optional Flight Courses
Course Course Name Fee

AF199

Intermediate Flight (Transition course required for all incoming students that possess a Private Pilot Certificate)

$4,764

AF220

Practicum in Air Carrier Operations

$8,060

AF300A

Flight Instructor (Airplane) I

$5,458

AF300B

Flight Instructor (Airplane) II

$5,875

AF301

Flight Instructor (Airplane-Multi-Engine)

$2,685

AF302

Flight Instructor (Airplane-Instrument)

$2,461

AF305

Airline Operations and Turbine Transitions Training

$2,310

AF306

Introduction to Technically Advanced Aircraft Operations

$3,368