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COMMERCIAL PILOT TRAINING
Hold at least a valid Private Pilot Certificate.
Hold an Instrument Rating in the Airplane Category or be concurrently enrolled in an instrument rating course and pass the instrument rating practical exam prior to completing the Commercial Pilot training.
Be able to speak, write, and understand English.
Hold at least a third-class airman's medical certificate. (Second-class airman's medical certificate is required to exercise privileges of Commercial Pilot Certificate.)
Pass a written examination on aeronautical knowledge.
Pass a practical examination on maneuvers and procedures.
Complete a minimum of 40 hours of ground training (may be computer based self-study).
Accumulate 120 hours of flight training including:
– 55 hours of flight training from a certificated flight instructor that includes:
– Five (5) hours of instrument training
– Ten (10) hours of training in a complex or turbine powered airplane
– One (1) cross country flight of at least 2 hours in day VFR conditions, consisting of a total straight line distance of more than 100 NM from the original departure
– One (1) cross country flight of at least 2 hours in night VFR conditions, consisting of a total straight line distance of more than 100 NM from the original departure.
– Three (3) hours in preparation for the practical test, which must be performed within 60 days of the practical test
Ten (10) hours of solo flight time which includes:
– One (1) cross country flight with landings at a minimum of three (3) points, one of which is a straight line distance of at least 250 nautical miles from the original departure point.
– Five (5) hours in night VFR conditions with ten (10) takeoffs and ten (10) landings at an airport with an operating control tower.