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Private Pilot Licence - Requirements
(1) Age
An applicant shall be a minimum of seventeen years of age.

(2) Medical Fitness and Validity

(a) An applicant shall hold a Category 3 Medical Certificate valid for a Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplanes:

(i) where an applicant holds a Category 4 Medical Certificate for the purpose of a Student Pilot Permit, the applicant shall upgrade to a Category 3 Medical Certificate prior to making application for the Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane.

(b) The medical validity period for the licence holder under 40 years of age is 60 months and for a licence holder 40 years of age or over, is 24 months.

(c) The licence is maintained by a valid Category 1 or 3 Medical Certificate.

(3) Knowledge

An applicant shall have:

(a) completed a minimum of 40 hours private pilot aeroplane ground school instruction on the following subjects:

(i) Canadian Aviation Regulations,

(ii) Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight,

(iii) Meteorology,

(iv) Airframes, Engines and Systems,

(v) Flight Instruments,

(vi) Radio and Electronic Theory,

(vii) Navigation,

(viii) Flight Operations,

(ix) Licensing Requirements, and

(x) Human Factors, including pilot decision-making; and

(b) obtained a minimum of 60% in each of the following four mandatory subject areas as well as in the overall written examination Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane (PPAER):

(i) Air Law - regulations, rules and orders, air traffic services, practices and procedures, and licensing requirements relevant to the licence;

(ii) Navigation - navigation, radio aids and electronic theory;

(iii) Meteorology;

(iv) Aeronautics - General Knowledge - airframes, engines and systems, theory of flight, flight instruments and flight operations.

(4) Experience

(a) An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 45 hours private pilot flight training in aeroplanes under the direction and supervision of the holder of a Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane. A maximum 5 of the 45 hours may be conducted on an approved aeroplane simulator or flight training device.

(b) The flight training shall include a minimum of:

(i) 17 hours dual instruction flight time, including a minimum of 3 hours cross-country flight time and 5 hours of instrument time of which a maximum of 3 hours may be instrument ground time; and

(ii) 12 hours solo flight time, including 5 hours cross-country flight time with a flight of a minimum of 150 nautical miles which shall include 2 full stop landings at points other than the point of departure.

(5) Skill
Within the 12 month preceding the date of application for the licence, an applicant shall successfully complete a flight test to the standard outlined in the Flight Test Standard Private and Commercial Pilot Licences - Aeroplanes (TP2655E).

(6) Aviation Language Proficiency Exam will need required for anyone not born and educated in Canada.

Commercial Pilot Licence - Private Pilot Licence is an admission requirement for this Program
(1) Age
An applicant shall be a minimum of eighteen years of age.
(2) Medical Fitness and Validity
(a) An applicant shall hold a Category 1 Medical Certificate valid for a Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane.
(b) The medical validity period for the licence holder under 40 years of age is 12 months and for a licence holder 40 years of age or over is 6 months.
(c) The licence holder may exercise Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane privileges until the end of the medical period specified for the Private Pilot Licence.
(d) The licence is maintained by a valid Category 1 Medical Certificate.
(3) Knowledge
An applicant shall have:
(a) completed a minimum of 80 hours commercial pilot aeroplane ground school instruction on the following subjects:
(i) Canadian Aviation Regulations,
(ii) Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight,
(iii) Meteorology,
(iv) Airframes, Engines and Systems,
(v) Flight Instruments,
(vi) Radio and Electronic Theory,
(vii) Navigation,
(viii) Flight Operations,
(ix) Licensing Requirements, and
(x) Human factors including pilot decision-making; and
(b) obtained a minimum of 60% in each of the following four mandatory subjects areas as well as in the overall written examination Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane (CPAER):
(i) Air Law - regulations, rules and orders, air traffic services, practices and procedures, and licensing requirements relevant to the licence;
(ii) Navigation - navigation, radio aids and electronic theory;
(iii) Meteorology;
(iv) Aeronautics - General Knowledge - airframes, engines and systems, theory of flight, flight instruments and flight operations.
(4) Experience
(a) An applicant shall have completed, subject to clause (b)(i)(C), a minimum of 200 hours flight time in aeroplanes, of which a minimum of 100 hours shall be pilot-in-command time including 20 hours cross-country pilot-in-command flight time; and
(b) an applicant who holds a Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane or a Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane issued by a contracting state other than Canada, shall have completed 65 hours of commercial pilot flight training in aeroplanes consisting of a minimum of:
(i) 35 hours dual instruction flight time, under the direction and supervision of the holder of a Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane, including:
(A) 5 hours night, including a minimum of 2 hours of cross-country flight time;
(B) 5 hours cross-country, which may include the cross-country experience from (A) above; and
(C) 20 hours of instrument flight time in addition to the experience stated in (A) and (B) above. A maximum 10 hours of the 20 hours may be conducted on an approved aeroplane simulator or flight training device.
(ii) 30 hours solo flight time including:
(A) 25 hours solo flight time emphasizing the improvement of general flying skills of the applicant which shall include a cross-country flight to a point of a minimum of 300 nautical mile radius from the point of departure and shall include a minimum of 3 landings at points other than that of departure, and
(B) 5 hours solo flight time by night during which a minimum of 10 takeoffs, circuits and landings were completed.
(5) Skill
Within the 12 months preceding the date of application for the licence, an applicant shall successfully complete a flight test to the standard outlined in the Flight Test Standard Private and Commercial Pilot Licences - Aeroplanes (TP2655E).

NIGHT RATING
(1) Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane
(a) Experience
An applicant for a night rating shall have acquired in aeroplanes a minimum of 20 hours of pilot flight time which shall include a minimum of:
(i) 10 hours of night flight time including a minimum of:
(A) 5 hours dual flight time, including 2 hours of cross-country flight time,
(B) 5 hours solo flight time, including 10 takeoffs, circuits and landings, and
(ii) 10 hours dual instrument time.
(iii) Credit for a maximum of five hours of the 10 hours of dual instrument time may be given for instrument ground time, provided that the total instrument time shall be in addition to the 10 hours night flight time in subparagraph (a)(i) above.
(b) Skill
 
Within the 12 months preceding the date of application for a night rating, an applicant shall have successfully completed a qualifying flight under the supervision of a Transport Canada Inspector or a person qualified in accordance with subsection 425.21(4) by demonstrating the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Guide-Aeroplane (TP 975).

INSTRUMENT RATINGS
(1) General
An instrument rating is issued for aircraft in one of the following groups:
(a) Group 1 for all aeroplanes where the flight test was conducted in a multi-engine aeroplane,
(b) Group 2 for multi-engine centre line thrust and single engine aeroplanes where the flight test was conducted in a multi-engine centre line thrust aeroplane,
(c) Group 3 for single engine aeroplanes where the flight test was conducted in a single engine aeroplane, and
(d) Group 4 for helicopters where the flight test was conducted in a helicopter.
(2) Requirements
(a) Knowledge
An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 70% on the written examination Instrument Rating (INRAT) which shall include the following subjects:
(i) Canadian Aviation Regulations;
(ii) Instrument Flight Rules and Procedures;
(iii) Meteorology;
(iv) Instruments;
(v) Radio and Radar systems; and
(vi) Navigation.
(b) Experience
An applicant shall have completed a minimum of:
(i) 50 hours of cross-country flight as pilot-in-command in aeroplanes or helicopters of which 10 hours must be in the appropriate category; and
(ii) 40 hours of instrument time of which a maximum of 20 hours may be instrument ground time. The 40 hours instrument time shall include a minimum of:
(A) 5 hours of dual instrument flight time acquired from the holder of a flight instructor rating ,
(B) 5 hours in aeroplanes where the applicant is applying for a Group 1, 2 or 3 instrument rating or in helicopters where the applicant is applying for a Group 4 instrument rating,
(C) Fifteen (15) hours of dual instrument flight time provided by a qualified person as specified in section 425.21(9); and
(D) one dual cross-country flight under simulated or actual IMC conditions of a minimum of 100 nautical miles, the flight to be conducted in accordance with an IFR flight plan to include at, two different locations, an instrument approach to minima.
(c) Skill
An applicant shall successfully complete:
(i) a flight test in accordance with the Flight Test Standards - Instrument Rating (TP 9939E); or
(ii) a Pilot Proficiency Check (PPC) for operations under IFR in accordance with Part VI or Part VII, as applicable.

421.22 Recreational Pilot Permit - Aeroplane - Requirements
(1) Age
An applicant shall be a minimum of sixteen years of age.
(2) Medical Fitness
• (a) An applicant shall hold a Category 4 Medical Certificate valid for a Pilot Permit - Recreational - Aeroplane.
• (b) An applicant who meets the medical conditions specified on the Civil Aviation Medical Declaration and has signed it shall be deemed to have met the Category 4 Medical Standards, providing a physician licensed to practice medicine in Canada has signed Part C of the declaration.
• (c) The permit is maintained by a valid Category 1, 3, or 4 Medical Certificate.
(3) Knowledge
An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 60 percent (60%) in each of the following four mandatory areas, as well as in the overall written examination Pilot Permit - Recreational - Aeroplane ( RPPAE ), or Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane ( PPAER ):
• (a) Air Law - regulations, rules and orders, air traffic services, practices and procedures, and licensing requirements relevant to the permit;
• (b) Navigation - navigation, radio aids and electronic theory;
• (c) Meteorology;
• (d) Aeronautics - General Knowledge - airframes, engines and systems, theory of flight, flight instruments, flight operations and human factors.
(4) Experience
• (a) An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 25 hours recreational pilot flight training under the direction and supervision of the holder of a flight instructor rating - aeroplane in aeroplanes operating with a Certificate of Airworthiness.
• (b) The flight training shall include a minimum of:
o (i) 15 hours dual instruction flight time, including a minimum of 2 hours cross-country flight time, and
o (ii) 5 hours solo flight time.
(5) Skill
Within the 12 months preceding the date of application for the permit, an applicant shall successfully complete a flight test as pilot-in-command of an aeroplane in accordance with:
• (a) Schedule 2 "Flight Test for the Issuance of a Recreational Pilot Permit - Aeroplane" of Standard 428 - Conduct of Flight Tests; or
• (b) Schedule 3 "Flight Test for the Issuance of a Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane" of Standard 428 - Conduct of Flight Tests.

VFR Over-the-Top Rating
421.44 Requirements
(1) General
A VFR OTT rating may be issued for either the aeroplane or helicopter category. Once an applicant has obtained the VFR OTT privileges in one category, those privileges may also be attached to a licence held in the other category.

(2) Knowledge

An applicant for a VFR OTT rating shall acquire a standard of knowledge in accordance with the Flight Instructor Standard - VFR OTT .

(3) Experience

An applicant for a VFR OTT rating shall complete a minimum of 15 hours dual instrument time of which a maximum of 5 hours may be instrument ground time. Training shall be in accordance with the Flight Instructor Standard - VFR OTT .

(4) Skill

An applicant for a VFR OTT rating shall have reached the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Standard - VFR OTT

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