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Commercial Rating

Central Maine Aviation, LLC - Pittsfield Municipal Airport - Pittsfield, Maine (207) 249-8972

Candidates seeking a Commercial Rating must:

  • Take and pass the FAA Commercial Pilot Knowledge test
  • Have logged at least a total 250 hrs as a Pilot.

  Including:

  • 100 hrs as Pilot-In-Command (PIC)
  • 50 hrs of Cross Country Flight
  • 20 hrs of Instruction that includes:
  • 10 hrs training in a complex, turbine powered or technically advanced airplane. (or any combination thereof)
  • 10 hrs instrument training
  • 2 hrs /100 nm daytime cross-country flight
  • 2 hrs /100 nm nighttime cross-country flight
  • 3 hrs of Test Prep within two calendar months of the Commercial checkride 


  • 5 hrs Solo Night Flight with 10 Takeoffs & Landings at a towered field
  • ​A 300 nm solo cross-country with one 250 nm leg and stops at three points.

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