Complex Endorsement

A Complex Endorsement exposes you to a more advanced aircraft and requires a higher degree of skill to operate.

Complex Endorsement Requirements

PRIVATE/ COMMERCIAL

CERTIFICATE

17

YEARS OF AGE

$71.55-81.62

CFI HOURLY RATE

$199

AIRCRAFT HOURLY RATE

$1,700

PROGRAM ESTIMATE

5 HOURS

Aircraft Estimate

1 WEEK

TIME FRAME ESTIMATE

What Will I Learn?

Ground Knowledge:

Operation of a Complex Aircraft
Knowledge of Normal and Abnormal Operations of Complex Aircraft Systems
Retractable Landing Gear
Constant Speed Propeller and Flaps

Flight Experience:

Safe Operation of Retractable Landing Gear, Constant Speed Propellers and Flaps
Safe Operations of Complex Aircraft Systems

Training Breakdown

GROUND TRAINING

Your instructor will cover the fundamental knowledge required to safely operate a complex aircraft equipped with retractable landing gear, a constant speed propeller, and flaps. After this ground training, you will understand the theory and operation of complex aircraft systems.

FLIGHT TRAINING

VFA’s Piper Arrow III is an exceptional training aircraft. Built to be forgiving yet provide more performance than other trainers, this aircraft is an excellent aircraft to learn how to operate complex systems such as retractable landing gear, constant speed propellers, or the latest avionics. 

INSTRUCTOR ENDORSEMENT

Once your instructor is satisfied with your knowledge, decision making, and flying skills, you will be endorsed to operate complex aircraft.

The VFA Difference

Advanced Fleet

With the largest and most advanced rental fleet in the state, VFA has the right aircraft for you. All of our aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by our in-house maintenance department.

Passionate Staff

VFA has a diverse group of passionate and knowledgeable instructors here to help you achieve your goals. No matter your learning style, we have the right instructor for you.

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