Commercial Flight Requirements

PART 61
14 CFR 61.129

  • 250 Hours Total Flight Time which includes:
      100 Hours powered aircraft (50 airplanes)
      100 Hours PIC
      50 Hours Airplane
      50 Hours Cross-Country (10 airplanes)
      20 Hours Training from a CFI
      10 Hours Instrument (5 airplanes)
      10 Hours Complex airplane
      1 Cross-country (2 Hours-Day-VFR-100nm)
      1 Cross-country (2 Hours-Night-VFR-100nm)
      3 Hours within last 60 days
      10 Hours Solo
      1 Cross-country (300nm total, 3 landings points
      (1 at least 250 nm from departure)
      5 Hours Night (10 takeoffs/landings at operating control tower)

PART 141
14 CFR 141.101

  • 190 Hours Total Flight Time which includes:
      35 Hours of ground training
  • 55 Hours of flight training from a CFI on areas of operation which includes:
      5 Hours of instrument training
      10 Hours of training in a complex airplane
      1 day VFR cross country flight 100 nm/2 hrs in duration
      1 night VFR cross country flight 100 nm/2 hrs in duration
      3 Hours within last 60 days
      10 Hours Solo
      1 Cross country , landing at 3 points, with one segment > 250 nm
      5 Hours in night VFR with 10 takeoffs and 10 landings at an airport with an operating control tower