All costs are based on Transport Canada’s Canadian Aviation Regulation minimum times and subject to applicable taxes. The actual costs for each student will vary with individual progress.

The total costs need not be paid up front; it is “pay as you go”.

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Recreational Permit

Canadian Aviation Regulation 421.22

  • Day VFR Only
  • 1 passenger maximum
  • 4 seat aircraft maximum

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age of 14 years to solo
  • 16 years to hold permit
  • Have a valid Category 4 Medical

Course Requirements

  • Minimum 25 hours of flight time
  • 15 hrs of Flight Briefings
  • 10 hrs Solo C172 M time
  • 15 hrs Dual C172 M time
  • Pass the RPAER written exam | 60%+
  • Pass the Practical Flight Test
  • 6,600.00 – Estimated Course Total
  • 399.00 – Ground School (Recommended)

  • Potential Additional Fees
  • Books & Supplies
  • Medical Fee

  • 35.00 – Written Exam
  • 50.00 – ICAO English Test (If Required)
  • 50.00 – Radio Operators Certificate (If Required)
  • 125.00 – Processing Fee
  • 300.00 – Flight Test Fee

Private Pilot Licence

Canadian Aviation Regulation 421.26

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age of 14 years to solo
  • 17 years to hold licence
  • Have a valid Category 3 Medical

Course Requirements

  • Minimum 45 hours of flight time
  • 15 hrs Solo C172 M time
  • 30 hrs Dual C172 M time
  • 15 hrs of Flight Briefings
  • 40 hours of Ground School
  • Pass the PPAER written exam | 60%+
  • Pass the Practical Flight Test
  • 11,399.00 – Estimated Total

  • Possible Additional Fees
  • Books & Supplies
  • Medical Fee

  • 50.00 – ICAO English Test (If Required)
  • 50.00 – Radio Operators Certificate (If Required)
  • 105.00 – Written Exam
  • 125.00 – Processing Fee
  • 300.00 – Flight Test Fee

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Commercial Licence

Canadian Aviation Regulation 421.30

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years to solo
  • Have a valid Private Pilot Licence
  • Have a valid Category 1 Medical

Course Requirements

  • Minimum 200 hours of flight time
  • 30 hrs Solo C172 M time
  • 35 hrs Dual C172 M time
  • 15 hrs of Flight Briefings
  • 80 hours of ground school
  • Pass the CPAER written exam | 60%+
  • Pass the Practical Flight Test
  • 14,899.00 – Estimated Total

  • Possible Additional Fees
  • Books & Supplies
  • Medical Fee

  • 50.00 – ICAO English Test (If Required)
  • 50.00 – Radio Operators Certificate (If Required)
  • 105.00 – Written Exam
  • 125.00 – Processing Fee
  • 300.00 – Flight Test Fee

Instructor Rating

Canadian Aviation Regulation 421.69

Entry Requirements

  • Have a valid Commercial Pilot Licence
  • Have a valid Category 1 Medical

Course Requirements

  • Minimum 30 hours of flight time
  • With a Class 1 Instructor
  • 30 hrs Dual C172 M time
  • Minimum 25 hours of ground briefings
  • With a Class 1 Instructor
  • 10 hrs of Flight Briefings
  • 25 hrs of Ground Briefings
  • Pass the written exam | 70%+
  • Pass the Practical Flight Test
  • 10,000.00 – Estimated Total

  • Possible Additional Fees
  • Books & Supplies
  • Medical Fee
  • Flight Test Fee

  • 35.00 – Written Exam
  • 50.00 – ICAO English Test (If Required)
  • 50.00 – Radio Operators Certificate (If Required)
  • 30.00 – Issuance Fee