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SDSU Aviation Required Flight Charges

South Dakota State University 2021-2022 Required Flight Charges

This is only what the VA and/or certain scholarships MIGHT pay on your behalf, all charges beyond these values are the student's responsibility. Please visit with the VA office for more information if you are using VA benefits to pay for flight training. All VA students must email the aviation manager to let them know they are using VA funds before the semester begins.

This amount is what will be billed to your student account.

Charges for VA approved curriculum (AVIA 171-475) — $56,815

AVIA 120 - Exploring Aviation 1 credit

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk

$200

1.7

$340

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk Instruction/Ground

$75

1.7

$127.5

Advanced Aircraft Training Device (AATD)

$70

0.5

$35

Advanced Aircraft Training Device (AATD) Instruction

$75

0.5

$37.5

Ground Instruction

$75

2.2

$165

Flight Training Charge

  

$705

AVIA 171 - Introductory Flight I

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk

$200

30.0

$6,000

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk Instruction/Ground

$75

30.0

$2,250

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

5.0

$375

Ground Instruction

$75

5.0

$375

Flight Training Charge

  

$9,000

AVIA 181 - Introductory Flight II

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk

$200

30

$6,000

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk Instruction/Ground

$75

30

$2,250

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

5

$375

Ground Instruction

$75

5

$375

Flight Training Charge

  

$9,000

AVIA 372 - Professional Flight I

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk

$200

40

$8,000

Flight Instruction

$75

40

$3,000

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

10

$750

Ground Instruction

$75

10

$750

Flight Training Charge

  

$12,500

AVIA 377 - Professional Flight II

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Skyhawk/Arrow/Citabria

$200

35

$7,000

Piper - PA44 - 180 - Seminole

$310

15

$4,650

Flight Instruction

$75

35

$2,625

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

10

$750

Ground Instruction

$75

10

$750

Flight Training Charge

  

$15,775

AVIA 474 – Certified Flight Instructor I

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Skyhawk/Arrow

$200

5.0

$1,000.00

Flight Instruction

$75

5.0

$375

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

2.0

$150

Ground Instruction

$75

15.0

$1,125

Flight Training Charge

  

$2,650

AVIA 475 – Certified Flight Instructor II

Course Breakdown

Cost Per Hour

Required Hours

Total Flight Charge

Skyhawk/Arrow

$200

5

$1,000

Seminole

$310

14

$4,340

Flight Instruction

$75

19

$1,425

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

5

$375.00

Ground Instruction

$75

10

$750

Flight Training Charge

  

$7,890

Aircraft Per Hour Cost

Aircraft *Per hour cost for all training above required listed

Rate for 2021-2022

Skyhawk, Citabria, Arrow

$200

Piper - PA44 - 180 - Seminole

$310

Cessna - C172- Skyhawk Instruction

$75

Piper - PA28R-201 - Arrow III Instruction

$75

Piper - PA44 - 180 - Seminole Instruction

$75

Basic Aviation Training Device (BATD)

$70

Advanced Aircraft Training Device (AATD)

$70

Basic Aviation Training Device (BATD) Instruction

$75

Advanced Aircraft Training Device (AATD) Instruction

$75

Pre/Post Instruction

$75

Ground Instruction (including Pre/Post)

$75