Commercial Pilot License Requirements Part 141

Aspiring pilots come to Paragon Flight when they want to meet all of the commercial pilot license requirements under Federal Aviation Regulations Part 141 or Part 61. We offer a range of programs, including a newly developed, accelerated course: the P3 Professional Pilot Program.

Introducing the P3 Professional Pilot Program

Commercial Pilot License Requirements Part 141The P3 Professional Pilot Program has been specifically developed by Paragon Flight to expedite the training of commercial pilots. We focus on the quality of training, assistance in securing financing, and professional development.

The time is right to become a professional pilot. The career outlook is open, and pilots are in demand. Salaries reflect this demand, with entry-level pilots earning $80,000/year and senior captains bringing in upwards of $280k/year.

The program requires fewer than ten months to complete, and the result will be a commercially licensed pilot for single and multi-engine aircraft with flight instructor credentials. 

0-10 WEEKSPrivate Pilot (PPL) – This first stage provides a foundation for aviation training. It will help you develop best practices and good habits that prioritize safety and skill.

11-18 WEEKSInstrument Rating (IFR) – Secondly, you’ll learn how to use the aircraft’s avionics, radios, communication, and navigation equipment. This training will allow you to fly in various conditions and is essential to every type of commercial pilot role. 

19-30 WEEKSCommercial License, Single Engine and Multi-Engine (CSEL and CMEL) – The next step in the program is to earn your commercial license for both single-engine and multi-engine aircraft. We’ll prepare you to meet the high standards for commercial pilots during this training phase.

31-38 WEEKSCertified Flight Instructor (CFI) – The last step in the program will be to learn how to pass on your knowledge to others. Acting as a flight instructor is highly beneficial. You’ll make a living, share your passion, perfect your skills, and accrue flight hours for future undertakings.

Requirements for Participation in the P3 Professional Pilot Program

  • 18 years old at a minimum
  • High school graduate or GED holder (college preferred)
  • Character references – one personal, one professional
  • Clean MVR (Motor Vehicle Record)
  • Clear criminal background check
  • Pass a behavioral/cognitive measurement
  • Clear FAA record
  • FAA 1st Class Medical Certificate
  • Fluent and literate in the English language
  • Full-time availability for 4-5 flight lessons/week plus 10-20 hours of ground instruction/week
  • Quality moral character, ambitious, and healthy work ethic

Introducing Paragon Flight

Here at Paragon Flight, we offer this condensed program and many others. Student pilots choose us because we provide a terrific location with flight conducive weather all year long, incredibly skilled and experienced flight instructors, a world-class curriculum, appropriate and unmatched aircraft, and dual authorization under FAR Parts 141 and 61.

Page Field, our home, is in Fort Myers, FL. The airport is the primary source of flight transportation in Southwest Florida, equipped with a tower-controlled runway and numerous areas for practice. In addition to the weather, which is perfect for takeoff and landing over 350 days of the year, the sites from the sky are life-changing!

Speaking of life changes, become a commercial pilot by quickly meeting all of the license requirements at Paragon Flight, a Part 141 and Part 61 flight school. Explore the P3 Professional Pilot Program further by calling (239) 747-0056 or clicking here to contact us online.