Private Pilot Course


Objective: Provide a safe effective learning environment for student pilots who want to earn their FAA Private Pilot License

Private Pilot Course

Blue Goose Aviation offers a private pilot course flown in Polson MT using a Cessna 172 aircraft.  The first question often asked is; what is the price to get a private pilot license?  The price to get your license will be between $8300 and $10,600.  The following is what we come up with for minimums to get a license and what our average student takes to get a private pilot license.   Our aircraft rents for $140.00 per hour and our instructor price is $60.00 per hour.


Event               Minimum                 Cost                Our Average               Cost

Flight Hrs      40 Hrs                        5600               50 Hrs                        7000

Flight Inst     20 Hrs                        1200                 35 Hrs                        2100

Ground Inst   20 Hrs                        1200                 20 Hrs                      1200

Books                                                    300                                                       300

Total                                                   8300                                                    10600


Pilot Physical for medical license and examiner fee for check ride are not included in these prices.

Please call us if you have any questions on earning your private pilot license.