Private Pilot and Instrument Training in Cirrus Aircraft
480-305-0911 | Scottsdale Airport, KSDL

Your PPL, Your Way

Elite Flight Training’s Private Pilot course is an FAA-approved program that allows you to work at your own pace, in technically-advanced Cirrus aircraft, to complete your Private Pilot License.

All Instruction is conducted one-on-one with FAA certified high-time instructors, most former airline pilots.

Your training schedule is built around your needs — you can train any time of day, any day of the week, at your convenience.



The minimum requirements to earn your Private Pilot License, as mandated by the FAA, are:

  • 40 hours of total flight time, including 10 hours of solo time and cross-country
  • Successful completion of an FAA written exam on related material
  • Successful completion of an Oral exam and flight test with an FAA examiner


At Elite Flight Training & Rentals, you will train in three- to four-hour blocks:

  • Ground School and Flight Briefing
  • Aircraft Pre-flight
  • Flight time
  • Post-flight debriefing


All ground school is conducted one-on-one, using computer-based teaching materials and high-tech visual aids. Ground school instruction includes topics such as:

  • Lift, and how an aircraft flies
  • Airspace
  • Weather
  • GPS navigation
  • Flight planning
  • Radio communication, and more


All flying time is conducted in a Cirrus SR20 or SR22 aircraft, for these reasons:

The Cirrus is a state-of-the-art training aircraft, with safety features and instrumentation that’s on the leading edge of flight training technology.

The Cirrus’ computer-based cockpit now sets the standard for flight training, and allows you to learn the skills and techniques you will need to fly the new generation of private aircraft — Technically Advanced Aircraft.


At Elite Flight Training you’ll learn from the best. Our instructors are former airline pilots who utilize airline training procedures and methods, which produce the most knowledgeable, skilled and safe pilots in the world. The airline training method, simplified and streamlined, is made available to you, to make you the best Instrument pilot you can be.


Ground and Flight Instruction time: $105 per hour.

Aircraft Rental: $299 – $359 per hour (dry), depending on aircraft chosen.

Please call for more detailed information (480-305-0911).

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