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Cost of Learning to Fly

People often ask me what it cost me to take flying lessons. Remember, this was in 2005-2006, at a flying club. Your mileage may vary.
Ground school at community college.$60
Supplies: books, charts, headset.$415
Club membership, 13 months dues plus fees.$855
Fees: medical exam, written test, flight test.$574
Aircraft rental, 65 hours at roughly $64/hour.$4158
Instruction: 72 hours at $22/hour.$1584

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