Certified Pilot Advancement


Sport Pilot Chicago offers several popular pilot advancement training packages. The following packages are offered at our block time prices, without you having to purchase separate block time.

Instrument $385

1.5 hour ground school

  • how to fly an approach, missed procedures
  • how to read approach plates
  • how to read IFR enroute charts
  • lost communication procedures
  • icing and other weather factors

2 hour flight

  • all types of approaches
  • missed procedures
  • holds
  • towered work/approaches

Spin Training $315

30 minute ground school

  • stages of a spin
  • aerodynamics of spin
  • spin recovery

1.5 hour flight

Towered Operations $360

1 hour ground & endorsement

  • communications
  • runway and taxiway incursions
  • spacing procedures
  • lost communications
  • taxi briefing
  • light gun signals
  • airport environment

2 hour flight

  • pattern work
  • taxi operations

Cross Country $390

2 hours ground training

  • navigation logs
  • reading sectional
  • flight plan/flight following
  • lost procedures
  • VOR

2 hour flight

  • 0C8/C09 to ___ to 0C8/C09
  • lost procedures
  • cross referencing ground references to sectional
  • picking up flight following / flight plan
  • in flight weather FSS
  • diversion

Proficiency Training $285

1 hour ground school

  • stalls / spins
  • reading sectional
  • how to use FAR/AIM
  • special emphasis areas
  • PAVE model, how to call briefer
  • preflight

1.5 hour flight

  • all manuevers
  • emergency operations

Spouse Training $630 (plus instructor)

  • 3 flights (2 hours each) covering landings, emergency procedures, & stall recoveries

Junior Pilot Program

15 years and under; 20 hours; $2000 plus instructor.

Crew Procedure Time Build

  • learn crew prcedures
  • pair with another pilot
  • both pilots can log PIC time
  • 20 hour block, $1100
  • 10 hour block, $600

Night Flight Training $360

1 hour ground school

  • emergency operations
  • airport environment
  • navigation

2 hour flight

  • 10 take-off and landings
  • navigation
  • emergency operations
  • airport environment
  • night illusions