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Started on September 17, 2021

Become a pilot, then become a  great pilot!

Get your private pilot license with us. Already have it? We can help you get your Instrument Rating, Commercial Rating, Multi-Engine Rating, or even teach you how to be an instructor! Independence Aviation has the expertise to guide you to success in virtually all certificate categories, ratings, and endorsements, whether it be in your airplane or ours:

  • Student, Recreational, & Private Pilot
  • Instrument rating
  • Commercial & Airline Transport Pilot
  • Multi-engine rating
  • Complex, High-Performance, and High-Altitude endorsements
  • Flight Instructor certifications

Basic training requirements

Private Pilot

  • Must be 16 to solo, & 17 to get your Private Pilot License
  • A minimum of 40 logged hours with certain requirements met
  • A minimum of 20 hours of in-flight instruction
  • Pass FAA Medical Exam before 1st solo
  • Pass FAA Written Test
  • Pass FAA oral and flight Practical Test (Checkride) with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner

Instrument Rating

  • Have Private or Commercial Pilot License
  • A minimum of 40 logged instrument hours with certain requirements met
  • A minimum of 15 hours in in-flight instruction
  • Pass FAA Medical Exam
  • Pass FAA Written Test
  • Pass FAA oral and flight Practical Test (Checkride) with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner

Commercial Pilot

  • Have Private Pilot License
  • Must be 18 years old
  • A minimum of 250 hours total time logged with certain requirements met
  • Pass FAA Medical Exam
  • Pass FAA Written Test
  • Pass FAA oral and flight Practical Test (Checkride) with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner