Private Pilot Licence

  • Licensing Requirements

    • Must be 14 years of age to obtain a Student Pilot Permit, 17 to achieve the license.
    • Possess prior to solo a category 3 or 1 medical certificate.
    • All candidates must successfully complete and pass a written and flight examination.
    • Complete a minimum of 45 hours total flight time, consisting of a minimum of 17 hours dual and a minimum of 12 hours solo.
    • Complete a minimum of 40 hours ground school instruction.
    • Must have a minimum of 35 hours flight time prior to conducting the flight test.
    • Must have a minimum of 10 hours flight time prior to attempting the written examination.
  • Costs and Flight Times

  • Note: Typical completion time is 60 hours.
  • 45 Hours Private Ground School (includes all materials)
  • Cessna 172
    40 Hours Dual Flight Training @ $289/hr
    15 Hours Solo Flight Time @ $210/hr
  • Preparatory Ground Instruction/Flight Briefings
    15 Hours @ $79/hr
  • Total

Other Information:

  • Candidates must complete a solo cross-country of a minimum of 150 NM total distance including at least 2 full stop landings at another airport.
  • At course commencement a copy of both the Transport Canada Flight Test Guide and the Study and Reference Guide will be given to the student.
  • To Obtain Your Medical Certificate
    Below is a list of Civil Aviation Medical Examiners in our area. See the full list for further Doctors available in Canada - Civil Aviation Medical Examiners.