Time building in USA

Hour building is one of the substantial experience sources for each pilot, regardless of the targets you are eager to reach.  We are offering tailor-made Time Building packages and a full range of services, required to make your flights enjoyable, safe and memorable.

Flying Academy USA boasts:

  • Flexible discount system.Rental fee decreases depending on the amount of hours that you fly.
  • Favourable weather conditions throughout the year. Miami, Florida is a much-vaunted location, well known among aviation enthusiasts all around the world.
  • Diverse fleet. You can check the aircraft availability by following the link.
  • Tailor-made solutions for each trainee: affordable leasure flying or VIP service packages, >100 hours solutions for Commercial Pilots, who need to reach the 1 500 hours milestone, as well as Introductory Flight offers.
  • Unbeatable experience. Flying from one of the busiest airports in United States is the best way to enrich your professional skills.
  • Safety is always our main priority! All our aircraft are having regular maintenance check and there is always an Instructor on duty available to advise regarding flight planning, weather etc.
  • Accommodation for foreign trainees in Flying Academy’s student house.
  • Visa support . As an international flight training center, we are assisting our students with all Visa matters.
  • Transportation solutions . Scooter rental or scheduled collection from Flying Academy’s student house are available for youl.
  • Phone sim card upon arrival. You will be able to stay in touch with your friends and family and we will take care of the details.
  • Responsive Customer Service and support throughout your study within Flying Academy.

Our trainees are calling the flying in Miami a “once in a lifetime” kind of experience and there is a reason for that. Check out references from our students

Advanced flying experience can be an unbeatable advantage during the interview in Airlines. In order to support low-hour pilots on their way to the captain seat, Flying Academy is launching a rock-bottom offer for Time Building in our Miami.

By purchasing the > 101 hours package, you are getting not only perfect weather conditions and fascinating flight experience, but also a preferential fee of 82$ per flight hour on Cessna 152, including fuel and handling support. Read more about this offer.

Aircraft rental fees

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Renting fees are already including fuel and they vary depending on the amount of hours that you would like to fly.

Standard Price:

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DescriptionAmountUnit price USDTotal USD
Cessna 152 (VFR - 2 seater)19696
Aircraft Piper Cadet (VFR - 4 seater)1110110
Aircraft Piper Warrior (IFR, ADS-B & Garmin G530 - 4 seater)1117117
Aircraft Cessna 172R (IFR, KLN94 - 4 seater)1117117
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Garmin 1000 (IFR, Glass cockpit - 4 seater)1135135
Aircraft Piper Arrow (IFR, Garmin G430 - 4 seater)1141141
Aircraft Piper Seminole Turbo PA-44-180T1265265

25 Hours Package:

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DescriptionAmountUnit price USDTotal USD
Cessna 152 (VFR - 2 seater)25932 325
Aircraft Piper Cadet (VFR - 4 seater)251082 700
Aircraft Piper Warrior (IFR, ADS-B & Garmin G530 - 4 seater)251152 875
Aircraft Cessna 172R (IFR, KLN94 - 4 seater)251152 875
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Garmin 1000 (IFR, Glass cockpit - 4 seater)251353 375
Aircraft Piper Arrow (IFR, Garmin G430 - 4 seater)251393 475
Aircraft Piper Seminole Turbo PA-44-180T252606 500

50 Hours Package:

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DescriptionAmountUnit price USDTotal USD
Cessna 152 (VFR - 2 seater)50914 550
Aircraft Piper Cadet (VFR - 4 seater)501075 350
Aircraft Piper Warrior (IFR, ADS-B & Garmin G530 - 4 seater)501135 650
Aircraft Cessna 172R (IFR, KLN94 - 4 seater)501135 650
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Garmin 1000 (IFR, Glass cockpit - 4 seater)501336 650
Aircraft Piper Arrow (IFR, Garmin G430 - 4 seater)501376 850
Aircraft Piper Seminole Turbo PA-44-180T5025712 850

100 Hours Package:

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DescriptionAmountUnit price USDTotal USD
Cessna 152 (VFR - 2 seater)100888 800
Aircraft Piper Cadet (VFR - 4 seater)10010510 500
Aircraft Piper Warrior (IFR, ADS-B & Garmin G530 - 4 seater)10011111 100
Aircraft Cessna 172R (IFR, KLN94 - 4 seater)10011111 100
Aircraft Cessna 172SP Garmin 1000 (IFR, Glass cockpit - 4 seater)10013013 000
Aircraft Piper Arrow (IFR, Garmin G430 - 4 seater)10013513 500
Aircraft Piper Seminole Turbo PA-44-180T10024924 900

No taxes are applied for the whole pilot training in Florida. If the Trainee flies only TB in the USA, tax of 7 % is applied.  

The Time Building (A) program fee covers the following items and services:– Usage of briefing room for pre-flight preparation
– Airplane usage, including fuel

*All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided.

Minimum requirements

  • PPL(A)– Private Pilot License (Part-FCL or FAA)
  • Second class medical certificate (FAA)

To be able to fly in the United States, a pilot must first validate the existing license with the FAA. Validation will be done by submitting to the FAA the  AC Form 8060-71
. Confirmation is sent from the current CAA to FAA about the applicant’s licenses and ratings held. Be advised that without FAA validation there can be no PiC time in USA. Validation process takes up to 4 week so please submit the form to the FAA in advance.

To expedite the process, you can write Flying Academy’s address where the validation should be delivered. Instructions on how to fill in the form can be found here.

Upon arrival in the United States, the pilot will have to take ground lessons, up to 10 hours, dependent on the existing knowledge level and up to 5 hours of flight with a CFI to get familiar with the airport and airspaces surrounding Miami Executive Airport. 

Flight planning

We know that pilots might not be familiar with the airspaces and local regulations, therefore our instructors are happy to help and assist you with all flight planning necessary for each flight, every day. You will also receive tips and recommendations on beautiful places to overfly.

Accommodation

Flying Academy Miami provides accommodation in a villa 5 minutes away from the airport. The shared room & bathroom is $650/month including utilities (water, electricity and internet). Single occupancy room is $950/month including utilities. Read more about accommodation in USA.

Transportation

For easy and cost-efficient transportation during your stay, Flying Academy can offer scooter rental, scheduled daily pick up services and car rental assistance.

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