Candidates must be 14 years of age to obtain a Student Pilot Permit, 16 years of age to apply for the Recreational Pilot Permit.
Applicants shall possess prior to solo and ideally prior to course commencement, a category 4, 3 or 1 medical certificate.
All candidates must successfully pass a written examination and flight test.
Candidates shall complete a minimum of 25 hours total flight time, consisting of a minimum of 15 hours dual and a minimum of 5 hours solo.
Candidates should, but are not required to, complete a minimum of 40 hours of ground school instruction.
Costs and Flight Times
Note: Flight training times specified are based on Transport Canada minimums and more training may be required. Costs do not include medical fees, flight/written test fees, Language
Proficiency test fees.
Ground School (not required - if requested)
Cessna 172 M
15 Hours Dual Flight Training @ $241
10 Hours Solo Flight Time @ $175
Preparatory Ground Instruction/Flight Briefings
15 Hours @ $66
Total (Ground School included)
At course commencement ensure that you have a copy of both the Transport Canada Flight Test Guide and the Study and Reference Guide.