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Freeway Aviation
General Aviation Gateway to Washington DC & Capitol Hill

LSA Sport Pilot Course

Freeway Aviation Training Center's course is designed to meet all the FAA requirments for a light sport pilot certificate. The syllabus has 20 hours of flight training, consisting of 15 hours of dual instruction and 5 hours of solo flight. The flight training will take approximately two to three months, if you schedule flight lessons 3 times per week.

Light Sport Solo Requirements

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language
  • Have a valid drivers license in lieu of medical certificate

Light Sport Graduation Requirements

 

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Have a valid drivers license in lieu of medical certificate
  • Demonstrate through written tests, flight tests, and appropriate records that he has the knowledge, skill and experience to excercies the privileges of a light sport pilot safely.

Course Materials & Requirements
Dual Instruction (15 hours)
(C-162, $152.00 per hour wet)
$2,280.00
5 hours solo
(C-162 $99.00 per hour wet)
$495.00
15 hours pre/post flight ground briefings
($55.00 per hour)
$825.00
FAA Light Sport Pilot Flight Test $400.00
1.5 hours for FAA Flight Test
(C-162 $99.00 per hour wet)
$148.50
Additional Course Material
(AFD, Sec, Study Guide, PTS)
$50.00
Approximate Total Cost* $4,198.50

 

*Costs are based on the minimum hours required by the FAA.
  It is not unusual to exceed these amounts.


 

Cessna C-162 Skycatcher

Cessna C-162Specifications

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Capacity: one passenger
  • Length: 22.8 ft
  • Wingspan: 30.0 ft
  • Height: 8.53 ft
  • Wing area: 120 ft²
  • Empty weight: 830 lb
  • Useful load: 490 lb
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,320 lb
  • Powerplant: Continental O-200D flat-four engine, 100 hp

    Performance
  • Maximum speed: 118 knots
  • Cruise speed: 112 knots
  • Range: 470 nm at 6,000 ft
  • Service ceiling: 15,500 ft
  • Rate of climb: 890 ft/min
  • Wing loading: 11.0 lb/ft²
  • Power/mass: 100 hp continental @ 13.2 lb/hp

See the Skycatcher fly-by at Freeway.

 

Freeway Airport
3900 Church Road
Bowie, MD 20721
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FBO & Flight School
301·390·6424

Aircraft Maintenance
301·262·6544

flying@freewayaviation.com

Field Elevation 168 ft
Unicom Frequency 123.075 MHz
Location N38.56.42 W76.46.32

Runway Direction 36/18
Runway Dimensions 2,420' x 40'
Traffic Pattern Alt 1,000 ft MSL

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