128 Authority Ln, Sebring, Florida 33870, United States

863-655-2002

Sebring Flight Academy "Landing Doctor Certified"

Welcome to Sebring Flight Academy Learn to fly with the Best!

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Fast Track LSA Instructor Program-Requirements

You can become a LSA CFI with 150 TT and 100 hours PIC. No commercial or instrument is necessary.

  1. All students begin with a one week 10 hour flight training package for $2000, including housing.  After the 10 hours of instruction we will let you know if you have what it takes to be an airline pilot or a Sport Pilot.
  2. For those interested in becoming a Light Sport Pilot, Our 30 hour package is next . It is only  $3210 when paid for in advance. That is $107 per hour including CFI and fuel. We have the lowest rates, new newest planes and the safest curriculum.
  3. If you want to be a professional pilot, we will finance your training to become a CFI.  After you have 50 hours of flight time we  will finance the 100 hours needed to become a LSA CFI.  The cost is $19,700.  The down payment is $2000 and we finance the balance of $17,700  for $303 per month for 7 years @11% for students under 30 years old with a 700 plus FICA score. If you are over 30 or have a FICA score below 700, it is $4500 down and $550 per month for 3 years.    If you prefer to pay cash, this package is only $15,000. Call Lou Mancuso at 516-658-1847 to see if you qualify.   
  4. In as little of 4 months  you will earn your Light Sport Aircraft Certified Flight Instructor Rating and start getting paid for most of the hours you will need a corporate pilot job.
  5. You should be able to get your commercial and instrument ratings  for  about $5634 each.  
  6. You will receive your multi-engine rating for about $2000. We offer 100 hours of multi engine time in our Piper Turbo Seneca at very attractive pricing.


 

Private and Sport Pilot Options

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Sport Pilot Course-$3210

FAA minimums:

  • 15 hours Dual
  • 5 hours Solo

Our program is for 25 hours dual and 5 hours of solo. Pre-paid $3,210

  • That is $107 per hour wet with a CFI or without.

Pre-requisite: Complete our $1650  evaluation course that is one week and 10 hours of flight instruction. 

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Written Test Boot Camp

SPORT PILOT WRITTEN TEST BOOT CAMP at our flight school with our Chief Pilot Brant Howell $500 per student...minimum 3 students.

Includes: 

  • One week  of intensive training
  • Housing for 7 days
  • A flying lesson during which you will learn:
  • The pre -flight inspection of a Bristell
  • The working of a Rotax engine
  • An intro to our Garmin GPS system
  • How to taxi and read runway markers.

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Block Time

Give us a try for 10 hours of dual instruction in one of our TAA, Technically Advanced Bristell Light Sport Airplane.

  • This  one week introductory package is only $1650 or $2000 with housing.   (5% additional if using a credit card)
  • After your 10 hour introductory package we will let you know if you qualify for $3210 Sport Pilot Training package.
  • $100 per hour wet for 100 hours in one year in our beautiful Cessna Skyhawk for $10,000 pre-paid. 

 

 

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Become a Sport Pilot in 2 weeks-housing available

  • After completing our 10 hour introductory package , we will let you know if you qualify for our 2 week Sport Pilot Program.  You will need to pass the Sport Pilot written exam prior to beginning the flight training. Our written program is one week long and $500 with a minimum of 3 students.
  • For  $3210 we will give you 25 hours of dual instruction and 5 hours of solo time.  
  • The Designated Pilot Examiner will charge about  $400 for your flight test.  


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FAST TRACK LSA INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM AT SEBRING FLIGHT SCHOOL

When you complete our training you will be skilled in:

  • The operation of the Garmin Avionics.  
  • You will be comfortable operating the Autopilot.
  • You will understand the proper operation of the Garmin G3X Touch 10 inch screens.
  • You will have a thorough understanding on how to make traffic appear on the touch screen. This will  keep you safe. Our traffic displays are better than what is found in many airliners. 

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Prerequisites

Before you arrive please learn a little about the Garmin G3X Touch by going to our learning, safety site:
www.thelandingdoctor.com .

You should also read the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge.

If you have passed the written, you can save time and money at our flight school by being prepared!

FAQ...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH A SPORT PILOT LICENSE?

Fly a two seat aircraft during the day, below 10,000 feet AGL(above ground level) on a day with a minimum of 3 miles visibility.  If properly endorsed, a sport pilot can fly into 16,000 airports in the USA.

WHAT IS A LIGHT SPORT AIRCRAFT?

A 2-seat fixed gear plane certified under American ASTM standards with a max weight of 1320 pounds that has a max stall speed of 45 knots and a max level flight speed of 120 knots or 138 mph. The plane need to have a fixed pitch or ground adjustable propeller. 

WHAT DOES THE FAA REQUIRE TO BECOME A SPORT PILOT?

A light sport airplane applicant requires aminimum of 20 flight hours of flight time with 5 hours solo and 15 hours with a CFI. The applicant must pass a 40 question written test with a minimum grade of 70%. The test cost about $70. There is an oral exam given by a DPE, Designated Pilot Examiner and a flight test at a cost of about $500. The topics for the exam are listed in 14 code of the Federal Regulations (CFR) and FAR 61.309.

WHAT IS FAR 61.309 STATE?

In addition to the 20 hours for a light sport airplane certificate there is a requirement for 2 hours of cross country time with one solo cross country flight of 75 nautical miles (nm) or more with full stops at a minimum of two points with at least 25 nm between points. The applicant must have 2 hours of flight training within 2 months of the practical flight test.

WHAT DOES IT COST TO BECOME A LIGHT SPORT PILOT?

You will begin with a 10 hour one week introductory flight package. The cost is $1650 without housing and $2000 with housing. At the end of the week, we will let you know if you are eligible for our $3200 Light Sport Course which consist of 25 hours of dual instruction and 5 hours of solo flight time.

IF I AM NOT READY TO COMMIT TO 10 HOURS IS THERE ANY OTHER CHOICE?

YES. We offer a 45 minute Discovery Flight at our flight school for $150. You may take up to two Discovery Flights.