Flight Training


Galvin offers Seattle’s largest variety of FAA Part 61 and FAA Part 141 flight training courses:

CoursePart 61Part 141
Ground School (Private Airplane, Instrument Airplane, Commercial Airplane, Flight Instructor Airplane, Flight Instructor Instrument)✔︎✔︎
Private Pilot Airplane Single Engine Land (ASEL)✔︎✔︎
Instrument Airplane✔︎✔︎
Commercial Pilot Airplane Single Engine Land (ASEL)✔︎✔︎
Flight Instructor – Airplane Single Engine Land (ASEL)✔︎✔︎
Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane✔︎✔︎
Flight Instructor – Airplane Multiengine Land (AMEL)✔︎✔︎
Airplane Multiengine Add-on✔︎✔︎
High-Performance Aircraft Training✔︎
Complex Aircraft Training✔︎
Technically Advanced Aircraft Training✔︎
Instrument Proficiency Training✔︎

Cost Structure

Galvin Flying currently offers two pricing options to our customers, Retail and Galvin Preferred Services (GPS) Membership. GPS members benefit from discounted rental and instruction rates, subrogation-free insurance coverage with low deductibles, and savings on pilot supplies.

The pricing listed below is for Part 141 minimum requirements to achieve the certificates or ratings, and includes instruction, aircraft rental, examination fees, and some supplies. Please note that these prices are examples only and training to Part 61 minimums may be more or less than Part 141. Total costs also may vary based on skill level, knowledge level, proficiency, and frequency of training sessions. Contact us for a personalized price quote based on your training goals.

Materials & Ground Coursesn/a$682$803
Private Pilot Certificate (ASEL) –  Part 141-Minimum 35 hoursC152$8,957$8,995
Instrument Rating (ASEL) – Part 141- Minimum 35 hoursC172S$10,705$11,502
Commercial Pilot Certificate (ASEL) – Part 141- Minimum 120 hoursC172S & C152$25,440$27,816
Commercial Pilot Added-Rating (AMEL) – Part 141- Minimum 15 hoursDA42$8,220$9,589
Certified Flight Instructor (ASEL) – Part 141- Minimum 25 hoursC172S$13,364$15,963
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (ASEL) – Part 141- Minimum 15 hoursC172S$9,920$10,489
Certified Multi-engine Instructor (AMEL) – Part 141- Minimum 25 hoursDA42$13,664$15,063

Our Price List breaks down specific costs based on aircraft and instruction type.