Private Pilot Licence

The Private Pilot Licence allows the holder to fly all single engine non-high performance aircraft during daylight hours under Visual Flight Rules. While you may complete all the training in advance you must have reached 17 years of age and you must possess a valid Category 1 or Category 3 medical certificate to be licensed. The following estimate is based on Transport Canada minimum training requirements of 45 hours of flight experience and 40 hours of ground school.  While it is possible to achieve the Private Pilot Licence within the minimums the national student average is between 65 to 75 hours.

This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.

**Prices subject to change without notice.**

Estimated training cost:
40 hours dual @ $246/hour

$9,840

15 hours solo @ $168/hour

$2,520

15 hours solo monitor fee @ $30/hour 

$450

20 hours ground briefing @ $78/hour 

$1,560

Ground school classes

$350

Ground school kit

$325

Medical, Exams & Licencing fees

$851

Total (excluding tax & surcharges)

$15,896

 

All flights are subject to a fuel surcharge.