Learn to Fly in Hawaii
As a student pilot you will be introduced into the basics of flight training, maneuvers, and instruments. It can be one of the most memorable journeys of your life. The world of aviation is awaiting you.
Every pilot has to start out somewhere.
It’s the perfect time to learn how to fly. Whether it’s for your own enjoyment or you are following your dreams of becoming a commercial pilot, Lani Lea Flight School can take you there. Flying around the Hawaiian islands will never disappoint. You can learn to fly in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Safety is our #1 priority and we offer our services at exceptional prices.
Please give our office a call at (808) 839-6000 or email email@example.com. We will be able to schedule you with a Certified Flight Instructor at your convenience.
We currently offer training for the Private Pilot’s License. We are also able to provide Biennial Flight Reviews, Instrument Proficiency Checks, and minimal Instrument instruction.
If you are a US citizen, in order to get started we will need you to bring in a current passport or birth certificate and a photo ID. For non-US citizens, the TSA requires prior approval to begin flight training. If you have any questions, please contact our office. Information on the AFSP can be found here.
You will need to complete a total of at least 40 hours flight instruction. Additionally, you will have to pass an FAA written test and an oral and practical flight test with an FAA examiner.
An estimated range to complete your Private Pilot’s License certification is $8,000 – $10,000.
We offer 3 models of airplanes for training, the Cessna 172, Cessna 182, and Cessna 150. The Cessna 172 is the most popular model of airplane around the world. A general overview can be found here, but please contact our office for any questions regarding our specific models.
There are a wide array both online and hardcopy study material. Please take a look at the following links to get you started:
You will need to fill out a preliminary application through MedXPress. Information on how to complete this can be found at https://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/medical_certification/get
Next, the FAA has deemed that all potential pilots undergo an exam from a certified Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). We can provide you with a list of local AMEs or you can search for you own through the following link: https://www.faa.gov/pilots/amelocator
You will only require a Third Class Medical Certificate for your Private Pilot’s License. If you are over 40, the certificate is good for 2 years. If you are under 40, the certificate is good for 5 years.
You will need to complete at least 10 hours of training, the Biennial Flight Review can be included in this timeframe.
As long as you complete a Biennial Flight Review (every 2 years) and have a current Medical Certificate, your license will never expire.
OUR BEAUTIFUL FACILITY
We offer a comfortable and relaxing environment for our clients. Students can enjoy quite areas to study in.
AVIATION TRAINING COSTS
Lani Lea Flight School offers flights on an hourly basis plus an additional hourly instructor fee. We pride ourselves on offering our students the lowest prices on the island of Oahu.
*Effective April 1st: $5.50 fuel charge will be added to all rentals.
|Block Rates||Non Block Rates|
Cessna 172 L
|$138/hr *||$158/hr *|
Cessna 172 P
|$140/hr *||$160/hr *|
Cessna 172 P GPS
|$150/hr *||$170/hr *|
|$230/hr *||$250/hr *|
Block Rates: Individuals will make a $500 minimum payment to their account to be used at the student’s discretion. Any remaining balance left on block payments cannot be refunded. Block rates are only for Kamaina or local residents.
Instructors Fees Are Additional: Instructors are independent contractors, inquire with CFIs on the hourly rate.