Private Pilot License (PPL)

Outline of Requirements

Private Pilot License (PPL)1.   Proof of age 17.

2.   A class 3 medical examination completed by a Transport Canada approved doctor (CAME).

3.   A Canadian Private Pilot license requires 45 hours of flight training(1) including minimums of 17 hours of dual instruction and 12 hours solo practice.

4.   Transport Canada requires a minimum of 40 hours of ground school which normally is scheduled at the Club from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. each Tuesday and Thursday evening for approximately 16 weeks several times throughout the year. Other schedules are implemented from time to time to suit varying student requirements, including one-on-one instruction.

5.   A minimum mark of 60% on the Transport Canada Private Pilot written examination.

Link to Transport Canada Study & Reference Guide: www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/publications/tp12880-menu-5523.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
Student Registration Initial fee which includes yearly membership and 3 hours of ground instruction
1
$150.00
$150.00
Class 3 Medical Certificate Examination fee charged by a CAME
1
$150.00
$150.00
Dual Flight Hours Flight training with a TFC instructor
22
$190.00
$210.00
$230.00
$4,180.00
$4,620.00
$5,060.00
Dual Simulator Hours Flight training in our Elite PI 135 simulator
3
$65.00
$195.00
Solo Flight Hours Solo practice
20
$135.00
$155.00
$175.00
$2,700.00
$3,100.00
$3,500.00
PGIs Preparatory ground instruction for flights
15
$45.00
$675.00
Briefing Hours Pre/post flight briefings with a TFC instructor
9
$45.00
$405.00
Transport Canada Written Exam Fee Cost to write the RPP written exam
1
$105.00
$105.00
Transport Canada Licensing Fee Cost to cover issue of license
1
$55.00
$55.00
Flight Test Fee Cost of PPL flight test
1
$350.00
$350.00
Aviation Language Proficiency Test Language test for radio certificate
1
$50.00
$50.00
Ground School 40 hours of required ground school
1
$350.00
$350.00
Ground School Materials Reference material for PPL ground school
1
$107.89
$107.89
TOTAL
$9,007.89
$9,847.89
$10,687.89

* 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