Your First Step in the Aviation World

Get cleared for takeoff! Kilo Charlie Aviation will introduce you to flying in modern airplanes equipped with glass cockpits and the most up-to-date technology. Choose your pace of learning with our skilled instructors. We can accommodate your schedule and pace of learning. In the end, you will proudly possess an FAA Private Pilot’s License.

What Can You Do with a Private Pilot License?

Becoming a Pilot gives you FREEDOM!

  • Fly as many passengers as your plane legally allows
  • Fly in any airspace except Class A
  • Fly internationally
  • Fly for charity
  • Go anywhere you want, whenever you want to.
Fast track program

Obtain your license in as little as 1 month.

Standard Track Program

Obtain your license in as little as 3 months.

to begin Training

Basic Requirements

No prior knowledge or skills are required to get started on the Private Pilot Certificate. 

  • Must be 16 to solo and 17 to get your license
  • Pass FAA medical exam – Minimum 3rd Class
  • Able to speak and understand English
The path to Completion

Course Outline

  • Introductory Flight

  • Training Plan

  • First Solo

  • 10 hours solo time
Program Costs

Total all in cost

  • 45 flight hours

  • 50 hours with an instructor

  • Kings Ground School

  • Checkride Prep



With 25+ years experience creating programs designed to make you the safest pilot.

RealSim SR20 GTS Flight Simulator

In our brand new simulator room with 3 65″ wide TVs, our RealSim Flight Simulator re-creates and takes you to the cockpit of a Cirrus SR20. This introduces you to the basics of instrument flying and what it’s like to fly in a full glass panel plane.

Custom Approach

Our passion is in seeing you succeed and get to your goals with Aviation, as a Professional or Recreational pilot.

Matthew Alexander
Matthew Alexander
As Kilo Charlie’s Marketing Coordinator, Matt and his team of training advisors are your guide to beginning your journey into the world of aviation. Regardless of your background, they will assist you in charting a course to achieving your aviation dreams.

Talk to a Training Advisor

Our goal at Kilo Charlie is not only to be the best flight school in the Midwest, but the preferred flight school of pilots all over the U.S., and all over the world. Visit us today. We’ll show you why we are the fastest-growing flight school in the area