After a few hours of dual flight and a first theoretical exam on air regulations, you are released for a first solo flight without an instructor. Then, as a student pilot, you will perfect your flight maneuvers in preparation for the flight test, with the guidance or under the supervision of your instructor.
This initial training is the quickest and most minimalist way in aviation, granting the privileges of a flight permit.
Depending on your availability
Age: 16 for the flight test and 14 for the first solo flight
Medical certificate of category 4, 3 or 1
25 hours, including a minimum of 2 hours of dual flight time with an instructor and 5 hours of solo flight time as a student pilot.
The ground school course is not mandatory to pass the Transport Canada ground school exam. It is possible to take it to acquire a solid knowledge base that will serve you throughout your aeronautical life and that will help you pass the ground test. These courses cover 4 subjects for a duration of 45 hours:
- 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 80 questions with choice of answers:
- Computer exam
- Score on the written exam 60%.
- The written exam is administered at our Aero Loisirs facility in La Macaza