Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I fly with Ridgeline Aviation?
At Ridgeline safety is our highest priority. Our instructors have a wealth of knowledge and experience. We choose to instruct because we enjoy taking the time to teach pilots not only how to fly but how to fly safely. We are truly invested in your success and helping you to achieve your goals.
Can I rent Ridgeline Aircraft?
Yes. You absolutely can rent the aircraft. After a simple checkout with a Ridgeline instructor in the aircraft you wish to fly you can take to the skies to go on your own adventures or share the gift of flight with your family and friends. Contact us to find out the minimum requirements for each aircraft.
Is Ridgeline Aviation a Part 141 School?
Yes, Ridgeline Aviation is an FAA approved part 141 school for Private Pilot, Instrument, Commercial Pilot, and Ground School Courses. If you would like more information please feel free to contact us.
Can I have a Ridgeline Instructor teach me in my own airplane?
Ridgeline instructors have time and experience in several different aircraft. If you would like our services in your aircraft please let us know and we can tailor training based on your needs.
How much do you charge for instruction and aircraft rental?
Ridgeline Aviation prides itself on maintaining a competitive price in a market where the demand for quality training for pilots is ever increasing. Current Pricing:
Flight Instruction - $64/hour
Ground Instruction - $54/hour
N46017 - $136/hour
N49RL - $164/hour
N61933 - $149/hour
N8576Y - $172/hour
*Prices listed above are standard base pricing. These may vary based on instruction type.
How much does it cost to learn to fly?
Cost varies based on several different issues.The FAA sets out minimum standards that everyone must meet but those are minimum standards. Flying more frequently will cost you less because there will be less information to re-learn each flight. On average total cost of a private pilots license is between $8,000 and $10,000 but this cost varies based on individuals.