Private Pilot License

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Requirements For Admission

Age: minimum of 17 years old

Requirements For License

Age: An applicant shall be a minimum of 17 years of age
Medical Fitness: The license is maintained by a valid Category 1 or 3 Medical Certificate

  • Overall written examination Private Pilot Licence – Aeroplane (PAER):
  • Completed a minimum of 40 hours private pilot airplane ground school instruction
  • Obtained a minimum of 60% in each of the following four mandatory subject areas as well as in the


An applicant shall have completed a minimum of 45 hours private pilot flight training in airplanes under the direction and supervision of the holder of a Flight Instructor Rating – Aeroplane.

  • The flight training shall include a minimum of:
    1. 17 hours dual instruction flight time
    2. 12 hours solo flight time


Within the 12 months preceding the date of application for the license, an the applicant shall successfully complete a flight test as for the Issuance of a Private Pilot Licence – Aeroplane

Private Pilots License Estimated Cost

Estimated Course Fee Structure
Ground School

Hours: 40 hours
Rate/Hour (CAD): $15.00/hr
Total: $ 600.00

Dual Flying

Hours: 22 hours
Rate/Hour (CAD): $215.00/hr
Total: $ 4730.00

Solo Flying

Hours: 23 hours
Rate/Hour (CAD): $155.00/hr
Total: $ 3565.00

Ground Briefing

Hours: 15 hours
Rate/Hour (CAD): $60.00/hr
Total: $ 900.00

Other Fees

Domestic Student:
Application Fees:$150.00
International Students:
Application Fees:$350.00
Administration Fees:$500.00

TOTAL for PPL $ 9795.00

These prices based on Cessna 152 not including the application and administration fees

(Please remember that these prices are approximate and based on minimum Transport Canada requirements. The length of training needed depends on a number of factors and costs will vary accordingly. Prices plus tax where applicable. Aircraft costs will fluctuate based on fuel prices.)


It’s very important to remember that all these are minimum requirements by Transport Canada.
If any student exceeds these requirements due to their performance, the student will have to pay extra for any additional training. Any additional training will be charged at the same hourly rates as mentioned above. Pricing is subject to change.

The students must undergo Written Test and Flight Test for Instructor Rating. The cost of these exams and tests will be borne by the student. An approximate of $ 550 CAD for the written and the flight test.

All Prices are in Canadian Dollars (CAD). The above Prices do not include Taxes.

If you have previous flight experience, then these records should be traceable and acceptable to Transport Canada and will be credited subject to Transport Canada rules and regulations.

For Medical:

For Licence requirements:

This program doesn’t requires approval from Private Training Institution Branch.