"The highest art form of all is a human being in control of himself and his airplane in flight, urging the spirit of a machine to match his own"

— Richard Bach

Instrument Rating • $10,900

We offer two programs, our flat-rate program, and our pay as you go to the flight club program. Contact us to see what program is better for you. 


Flat-rate cost for an instrument certificate guaranteed to finish in 5-weeks and guaranteed check ride date. This included all flight time, simulator time, ground school and materials (books, kings school online, foreflight)

What makes our professional program different?

Other flight schools rent out services by the hour and give you a cost range based on unrealistic finishing times, usually 40 hours instead of the national average of 65. If you end up going over the estimate, they will usually blame you, and your original budget will be much higher. With this training model, it is in the school's best interest to keep you flying as long as possible. They do not care how long it takes you to finish and how much it will cost you. Valkyrie aviation's flat-rate tuition cost takes that out of the equation. It is in our best interest to finish your training as quickly and efficiently as possible since we cover everything at one flat rate. This program is only recommended for students who can attend 4 times a week. For anything less than that, we highly recommend joining our flight club.

What Can You Do with an Instrument Rating?

There will come a time in your flying journey that the weather will be just poor enough that a flight can not be completed under visual flight rules. Adding an Instrument Rating to your Private Pilot Certificate can help you be less bound by the weather, meaning less canceled trips.

Do you offer financing options?

To make sure money is not a deterrent in your training, we recommend pilot financing. For as little as $170 a month, we can make sure your dream will not be hindered by cost.

We work with AOPA FinanceSuper Money, or Lending Tree. They can finance everything from just your private pilot certificate to your full career in aviation.

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© 2019 Valkyrie Aviation™ Flight Academy • San Antonio, Texas​

8535 Mission Rd, Suite 210, San Antonio, TX 78214

(210) 610-3920 • fly@valkyrieaviation.org