I definately tossed more $$$ on private pilot training because of 8 months staying on the ground thanks to New England winter and COVID-19 pandemic. I nearly lose 90% of muscle memory after normal training schedule resumed. The consequence is an additional 20 hours of basic maneuvering and landing commitment with CFI. I will post another blog to share my personal advice and tips on how to save private pilot training fee in New England.
The following breakdown is based on Cessna 172SP G1000 pilot, at Hanscom Airport(KBED), Bedford, MA, who could commit two to three flying sessions per week.
Training Cost Breakdown: