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


15 hours solo @ $168/hour


15 hours solo monitor fee @ $30/hour 


20 hours ground briefing @ $78/hour 


Ground school classes


Ground school kit


Medical, Exams & Licencing fees


Total (excluding tax & surcharges)



All flights are subject to a fuel surcharge.