The rate structure for practical tests is $900 US
dollars for tests conducted within the Chicagoland
area. This is loosely defined as southeast Wisconsin, northeast Illinois extending west to Rockford, and
The fee of $1200 US dollars plus expenses
will be charged for practical tests conducted elsewhere in the
The rate structure for pilot proficiency checks conducted within the Chicagoland
area is $800 US dollars.
The fee of $850 US dollars plus expenses will be charged for pilot proficiency checks conducted at your location.
A travel fee of $500 US dollars per day will be assessed for travel
that exceeds one day.
For General Aviation practical tests, the following rates apply:
Private Pilot, $650;
Commercial Pilot, $700;
Instrument Priviledges, $750
Flight Instructor Renewal, $750
Multiengine work, $850 US dollars.
Flight Instructor Initial practical tests are more extensive and involved. Consequently, the rate structure is $1100 US dollars.
Contact Ed for more specifics.
Authorized Experimental Aircraft
Ed is a Specialty Aircraft Examiner working under
the supervision of AFS-600, supporting the Vintage and Surplus Military
Aircraft Program. As such, he is designated to
conduct Authorized Experimental Aircraft
practical tests for the G-OV1 Mohawk, the AV-L29 Delfin, the AV-L39 Albatros, the TBM Avenger, the N-B25 Mitchell, and the N-T28 Trojan.
These practical tests are accomplished in accordance with FAA Order 8900.1, Vol. 5, Ch. 9, Sec. 2.
Designated Pilot Examiner
Ed is authorized to conduct general aviation practical tests for Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot, Instrument, Certified Flight Instructor, and ATP applicants.
61.58 Pilot Proficiency Check
Ed is qualified to provide pilot proficiency checks
in accordance with FAR 61.58 for the AV-L29 Delfin, the AV-L39 Albatros, the G-TBM Avenger, and the B-25 Mitchell.
Call for more detailed information.
Ed is qualified to provide primary, multi-engine,
and instrument instruction in your
Ed is available to move your aircraft
from anywhere within the United States at
competitive rates. His experience flying all
over the country in all types of weather
conditions is invaluable when your aircraft
needs to be moved. Contact Ed for specifics.
Ed has a wide ranging aviation
background and is therefore equipped to assist
you with your aviation consulting needs.