Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

Outline of Requirements

Commercial Pilot License (CPL)1.   Prerequisite: Valid Private Pilot License

2.   Proof of age 18.

3.   A Class 1 medical examination completed by a Transport Canada approved doctor (CAME).

4.   A minimum total of 200 hours flight time, of which a minimum of 100 hours shall be pilot in command (PIC) time including 20 hours cross country PIC flight time. Subsequent to the issuance of the PPL Sixty-five (65) hours of training is required as follows:

  • 20 Hours of dual instrument
  • 10 Hours additional dual
  • 5 Hours dual night (a minimum of 2 hours of which are night cross country)
  • 30 Hours of solo

5.   Transport Canada requires a minimum 80 hours of ground school.

6.   A Transport Canada written examination must be completed with a pass mark of 60% in each of the four categories: Air Law, Navigation, Meteorology and General Knowledge.

7.   Club membership @ $50 (includes HST) per year.

Link to Transport Canada Study & Reference Guide: www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/publications/tp12881-menu-1264.htm

Link to Transport Canada Flight Test Guide: www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/general-flttrain-planes-1874.htm#aeroplane

Costs

- PRICES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE -
Item
Description
Quantity
Rate
Total Price
C152
C172M/N
C172S
C152
C172M/N
C172S
Class 1 Medical Certificate Examination fee charged by a CAME
1
$180.00
$180.00
Dual Instrument Flying Instrument training in the aircraft
10
$190.00
$210.00
$230.00
$1,700.00
$1,900.00
$2,100.00
Dual Simulator Hours Flight training in our Elite PI 135 simulator
10
$65.00
$650.00
Dual Flight Hours Flight training with a TFC instructor
15
$190.00
$210.00
$230.00
$2,850.00
$3,150.00
$3,450.00
Solo Flight Hours Solo practice
30
$135.00
$155.00
$175.00
$4,050.00
$4,650.00
$5,250.00
Time Building PIC time to meet 100 and 200 hr requirements
90
$135.00
$155.00
$175.00
$12,150.00
$13,950.00
$15,750.00
PGIs Preparatory ground instruction for flights
10
$65.00
$650.00
Briefing Hours Pre/post flight briefings with a TFC instructor
13
$65.00
$845.00
Transport Canada Written Exam Fee Cost to write the CPL written exam
1
$105.00
$105.00
Transport Canada Licensing Fee Cost to cover issue of license
1
$80.00
$80.00
Flight Test Fee Cost of CPL flight test
1
$400.00
$400.00
TOTAL
$23,660.00
$26,560.00
$29,460.00

* Note that the actual hours required to complete the course may differ between individual students
* Total price assumes course finished in minimum amount of hours required
* Rates may change without notice
* Tax not included
* Course assumes completion of PPL and includes night rating