Get paid to fly with a Commercial Rating. If you looking to get paid to fly, you will need a Commercial Rating. Let Twin Cities expand your opportunities as we guide you through the process of beginning a career in aviation!
•Be at least 18 years of age.
•Hold at least a private pilot certificate.
•Be able to read, speak and understand the English language.
•Hold at least a valid third-class medical certificate.
•Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test.
•Have a total of at least 250 hours of flight time as a pilot that may include not more than 50 hours of flight simulator instruction in an FAA-approved simulator.
•The 250 hours total time must include:
-100 hours in powered aircraft - 50 hours must be in airplanes;
•100 hours pilot in command time to include:
-50 hours in airplanes
-50 hours cross country flight
•20 hours of flight instruction to include:
-10 hours of instrument - 5 hours in a single engine airplane
-10 hours in an airplane with retractable landing gear, flaps, and controllable pitch pitch propeller, or is turbine powered.
•One cross country of at least 2 hours in a single engine airplane in day VFR conditions consisting of a total straight line distance of more than 100 nm from original departure point
•One cross country of at least 2 hours in a single engine airplane in night VFR conditions consisting of a total straight line distance of more than 100 nm from original departure point
•10 hours of solo in a single engine airplane to include:
-one cross country of not less than 300 nm total with landings at a minimum of three points
-5 hours in night VFR conditions with 10 takeoffs and 10 landings at an airport with an operating control tower.
*Course can vary depending on student’s proficiency, currency and ability
7 day Commercial Course
Do you dream of flying the skies with passengers or hauling cargo? Do you want to provide much needed services such as scenic flights, crop dusting and fire fighting?
Then, the 7-day Commercial Rating Course is for you. This certificate will allow you to get paid for flying a requirement for any career. With a Commercial Pilot Rating you can fly for hire or compensation, enabling you to fly charter planes, work for an airline or any variety of pilot professions.
If you dedicate full-time each day on your course, we will work with you every day and until your rating is finished.
Prerequisites: Third Class medical, Private Pilot certificate, 230 hours of flight experience, TSA Approval or Proof of US Citizenship, Commercial Pilot written test completed or ready to take upon arrival.
Where to Start:
•Contact us, and let us know your interest with the accelerated course
•Set up a schedule and time frame
•Complete necessary prerequisites before start date.
*Please note: With an accelerated course factors such as, weather, study habits, and mechanical issues, can influence the time it takes to complete the course
It is simple math, two is greater than one! With Twin Cities, you can experience the thrill of flying with two engines, or advance your aviation career & goals with a Multi-engine Rating
1) Be at least 16 years of age.
2) Hold at least a Private pilot certificate
3) Be able to read, speak and understand the English language.
4) Hold at least a valid third-class medical certificate.
5) Pass a practical test.
There are no minimum FAA requirements for a multi-engine certificate. However, most students average 10-15 hours of ground instruction, including classroom instruction techniques, before achieving competency as set forth in the FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards. Each Individual may require more or less time depending on past experience, knowledge, and currency.
There are no minimum FAA requirements for the multi-engine certificate. However, most students average 15 hours of Flight instruction, including classroom instruction techniques, before achieving competency as set forth in the FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test Standards. Each Individual may require more or less time depending on past experience, knowledge, and currency.