We believe that the training of a professional pilot should begin once you have acquired some flying experience motivated by the sheer pleasure of flying. Taking to the skies and using your privileges builds a pilot’s character and decision-making ability.
Night flying training can begin as soon as the Private Pilot License is signed, depending on the season.
This advanced training covers a spectrum of exercises from the initial training, with a greater finesse in the execution of maneuvers.
Travelling flights will cover greater distances;
the level of difficulty of known exercises will increase,
New maneuvers reserved for professional pilot training will be taught.
According to your availability
- Private pilot’s license
- Age : 18 years old for the flight test
- Category 1 medical certificate
A minimum of 35 hours of dual flight time with an instructor, including a minimum of 20 hours of instrument flight time; 5 hours of cross-country flight time; 5 hours of night flight time, including 2 hours of night flight time.
A minimum of 30 hours of flight time as captain, without an instructor, including a 300 nm cross-country flight; a minimum of 5 hours of night flight and 5 hours of advanced maneuvering.
A cumulative total of 200 hours of flight experience is required. ALL flight hours flown since initial training constitute your flight experience; your commercial pilot aviation resume.
A minimum of 80 hours of ground school training is required by Transport Canada prior to writing the Department of Transport exam. This course covers the following subjects
- Air Law
- General Knowledge
Flight test with a Transport Canada examiner
- The Transport Canada examiner comes to our base in La Macaza
Written theory test of 100 questions with choice of answers:
- Computer exam
- Score on the written exam 60%.
- The written exam is administered at Transport Canada offices, the closest of which is in Dorval.
Aero Loisirs has partnered with the Caisses Desjardins de Rivière Rouge to finance this training. Contact us for details.