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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).

Career Occupation*
To fly for "hire or reward" and work for a Commercial Air Service in Canada it is required that the pilot hold the Commercial Pilot License (CPL). This opens the door to your career as a commercial pilot as you work your way towards your career goals. Typical entry level positions for pilots with a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) are as follows:
VFR Charter Air Taxi
IFR Charter Air Taxi
Photo Survey Pilot
Forest Fire Detection
Medical Evacuation
Airborne Traffic Watch
Airborne Banner Towing
Parachute Dropping
Forest Fire Suppression
Flight Instructor (with valid Instructors Rating)

Admission Requirements
The prerequisites to entry the Commercial Pilot Program is the Private Pilot Licence and shall hold a Category 1 Medical Certificate valid for Commercial Pilot Licence.

Learning Objectives*
Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:
The student would demonstrated the knowledge through passing the Transport Canada Written Exam and would demonstrated the skill through passing the Transport Canada Flight Test.

Method(s) of Evaluation*
A Transport Canada Written Exam and Flight test is the methods of evaluation of the Knowledge and Skill level of the student.

Completion Requirements*
The student must complete the required number of hours for the ground school and flight training hours indicated in the Program duration below, plus the required total hours 200 hours total flight hours and of which 100 minimum solo hours and passes the Transport Canada's written exam and the flight test to meet the completion of the program.
As indicated in the Brief Program Description

Program Duration

Student shall have 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;
Note: This 80 hours ground school instruction could be done as a self-study at home.

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 take-offs, circuits and landings were completed.
Note: Those are the hours for the program, as to the number of weeks or months, that will depend on the weather and how often the student flies.

Homework Hours
Students are encouraged to study at home and some students require more hours than others, there are no set number of hours of for home study and there is no assign homework.

Delivery Method(s)
The instruction are done In-class and one-on-one instruction on the ground and in the air in the airplane.

Required course materials
List of Textbooks
From The Ground Up
Flight Training Manual
Pilot Operating Handbook

Other educational materials
Pilot log PTR Aero
Flight Computer E6-B Paper
Fixed Plotter CP-1
Air 1901 - Van VTA
Air 5004 - Van VNC
Study and Reference Guide - Commercial Pilot License
Flight Test Guide - Commercial Pilot License

Program Organization*
For the ground portion of the program the titles of the course are
Title of Course # of Hours*
     (i) Canadian Aviation Regulations, 8
     (ii) Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight, 8
     (iii) Meteorology, 8
     (iv) Airframes, Engines and Systems, 8
     (v) Flight Instruments, 8
     (vi) Radio and Electronic Theory, 8
     (vii) Navigation, 8
     (viii) Flight Operations, 8
     (ix) Licensing Requirements, and 8
     (x) Human factors including pilot decision-making 8
          80 hours total

NIGHT RATING 
Private Pilot licence is an admission requirement for this programBrief Program Description

Requirements
(1) Private Pilot Licence - Aeroplane

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).

Career Occupation(if applicable)

The Night Rating is part of the Commercial Pilot licence requirement or a Private Pilot can add this Rating on to his/her licence if the Private pilot wishes to fly at night.

Admission Requirements

(1)Private Pilot Licence is the prerequisite for Night Rating


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

To be able to Take-off and land at night and fly at night.

Method(s) of Evaluation

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).

Completion Requirements

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).

Program Duration

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 take-offs, circuits
and landings, and
(ii) 10 hours dual instrument time.

Homework Hours

No homework needed

Delivery Method(s)

One-on-one one the ground and in the air instruction

Required course materials

No textbook or other educational materials required to complete this program

Program Organization

Title of Course/Work Experience Component * # of Hours*
5 hours dual flight time, including 2 hours of cross-country flight time 5
5 hours solo flight time, including 10 take-offs, circuits and landings 5
10 hours dual instrument time 10

 

INSTRUMENT RATINGS
Private Pilot Licence is an admission requirement for this Program
Brief Program Description

INSTRUMENT RATINGS
Requirements
(1) Age
   An applicant shall be a minimum of seventeen years of age.
(2) Medical Fitness
   An applicant shall hold a valid Category 1 or 3 Medical Certificate
(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),
    (ii) a Pilot Proficiency Check (PPC) for operations under IFR in accordance with Part VI or Part
         VII, as applicable, or
    (iii) an applicant who successfully completes a Line Operational Evaluation (LOE) from an
          approved Advanced Qualification Program (AQP) is considered to have met the Part VI or
          Part VII pilot proficiency check.


Career Occupation*

The Instrument Rating allows the pilot to flying in the IMC condition and most commercial operators require the pilot to be Instrument rated.

Admission Requirements

Private Pilot Licence is an admission requirement for this Program

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.


Learning Objectives*

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

(a) An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 70% on the written examination Instrument Rating
(INRAT) which shall include the following subjects:
(b) a flight test in accordance with the Flight Test Standards - Instrument Rating (TP 9939E

Method(s) of Evaluation*

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

(a) An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 70% on the written examination Instrument Rating (INRAT) which shall include the following subjects:
(b) a flight test in accordance with the Flight Test Standards - Instrument Rating (TP 9939E

Completion Requirements*

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

(a) An applicant shall have obtained a minimum of 70% on the written examination Instrument Rating (INRAT) which shall include the following subjects:

(b) a flight test in accordance with the Flight Test Standards - Instrument Rating (TP 9939E

Program Duration

(1) Knowledge
An applicant shall obtain a minimum of 70% in the written examination Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane Class 4 (AIRAF).
(2) 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.

Homework Hours

Self-study for INRAT exam at home.

Delivery Method(s)

One-on-one one the ground and in the air instruction

Required course materials

Instrument Procedures Manual, TP 69-Study and Reference Guide - Instrument Rating- Aeroplane and Helicopter, Canada Air Pilot Instrument Procedures (CAP GEN), Enroute Low Altitude Chart and Terminal Area Charts

Program Organization*
(1) Knowledge
An applicant shall obtain a minimum of 70% in the written examination Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane Class 4 (AIRAF).
(2) 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.

Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane

Requirements
(1) Prerequisites
(a) Before commencing flight training for the Class 4 Instructor Rating - Aeroplane, an applicant shall hold a Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot Licence - Aeroplane and have completed either:
(i) a minimum of 200 hours total time including 20 hours instrument time, of which a minimum of 10 hours shall be instrument flight time; or
(amended 2006/12/14)
(ii) the commercial pilot licence - aeroplane/instrument rating (CPL(A)/IR) integrated course.
(amended 2006/12/14)
(b) Before commencing ground school instruction for the Class 4 Instructor Rating - Aeroplane, an applicant shall have successfully completed the written examination and flight test for the Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane.
(amended 2006/12/14)

(2) Knowledge
(a) An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 25 hours of Instructor Rating ground school
instruction which shall include:
(i) practical application of the basic principles of learning and techniques of instruction;
(ii) preparation and use of lesson plans;
(iii) procedures for planning and presenting preparatory ground instruction, pre-flight briefings, in-flight instruction, and post-flight debriefings;
(iv) theory of flight required to teach the air exercises;
(v) aircraft flight manuals and aircraft operating limits;
(vi) presentation of pilot decision-making concepts; and
(vii) the use of the Transport Canada Flight Instructor Guide, Flight Training Manual, Canadian Aviation Regulations, Part IV and the appropriate Flight Test schedules and guides.
(amended 2012/02/19)

(b) An applicant shall obtain a minimum of 70% in the written examination Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane Class 4 (AIRAF).

(3) Experience
An applicant shall complete in aeroplanes a minimum of 30 hours of dual flight instruction on overall pilot proficiency and the presentation of all exercises set forth in the Flight Instructor Guide and shall include a minimum of 5 hours of training in the teaching of instrument flight skills. A maximum 5 of the 30 hours may be conducted on an approved aeroplane simulator or flight training device.
(amended 1998/09/01)
(4) Skill
An applicant shall successfully complete a flight test as pilot-in-command of an aeroplane, in accordance with Schedule 9 "Flight Test for the Issuance or Renewal of a Flight Instructor Rating - Class 4 - Aeroplane" of Standard 428 - Conduct of Flight Tests.
(amended 2012/02/19)

Career Occupation*
(if applicable)

With this Rating the pilot can work under a Flight Training Unit as a Flight Instructor under the supervision of the holder of a Class 1 or 2 Flight Instructor Rating, in the applicable category. (CAR 421.62

Admission Requirements

(a) Before commencing flight training for the Class 4 Instructor Rating - Aeroplane, an applicant shall hold a Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot Licence - Aeroplane and have completed either:
(i) a minimum of 200 hours total time including 20 hours instrument time, of which a minimum of 10 hours shall be instrument flight time; or
(amended 2006/12/14)
(ii) the commercial pilot licence - aeroplane/instrument rating (CPL(A)/IR) integrated course.
(amended 2006/12/14)
(b) Before commencing ground school instruction for the Class 4 Instructor Rating - Aeroplane, an applicant shall have successfully completed the written examination and flight test for the Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane.
(amended 2006/12/14)

Learning Objectives*

Upon completion of this program the successful student can apply at a Flight Training Unit for an Instructor Position.

Method(s) of Evaluation*

An applicant shall obtain a minimum of 70% in the written examination Flight Instructor Rating - Aeroplane Class 4 (AIRAF).

An applicant shall successfully complete a flight test as pilot-in-command of an aeroplane, in accordance with Schedule 9 "Flight Test for the Issuance or Renewal of a Flight Instructor Rating - Class 4 - Aeroplane" of Standard 428 - Conduct of Flight Tests.
(amended 2012/02/19)

Completion Requirements*

Examiner will issue an Instructor Rating upon successfully complete a flight test.

Program Duration

(a) An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 25 hours of Instructor Rating ground school instruction.
(b) An applicant shall complete in aeroplanes a minimum of 30 hours of dual flight instruction.

Homework Hours

Prepare for the preparatory ground briefing for each exercise.

Delivery Method(s)

One-on-one one the ground and in the air instruction

Required course materials

Transport Canada Flight Instructor Guide, Flight Training Manual, Canadian Aviation Regulations, Part IV and the appropriate Flight Test schedules and guides.
(amended 2012/02/19)

 

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
Private Pilot Licence is an admission requirement for this Program
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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