(Effective September 08, 2023)
The minimum requirements for a Commercial Licence are 100 hours of pilot in command time and 200 hours total flight time. Students will generally have accumulated approximately 55 hours total flight time (40 hours dual and 15 hours solo) in the completion of their private course. The commercial course requires an additional 65 hours of flight instruction (35 hours dual and 30 hours solo) beyond the issue of the PPL. The remainder of the required flight time can be made up as either dual or solo time as required. The Transport Canada written examination must be completed prior to the flight test. The ground school is 80 hours.
Admission Requirements: Age 18 or Grade 12, Category 1 Medical, Private Pilot Licence, Valid Membership Application on file with Club, Approval of the Executive Director Flight Operations, PTIB Contract signed. (Purchasing a yearly voting membership will reduce solo flying costs by $12 per hour).
|35 Hours dual instruction||@ $247/hour||$8,645|
|30 Hours solo instruction||@ $172/hour||$5,160|
|5 Hours Ground briefing||@ $75/hour||$375|
|80 Hours solo flight time||@ $172/hour||$13,760|
|Medical (Cat 1, ECG, X-Ray, Audiogram) & LVC Fees||$250|
|Licence Processing Fees & Transport Canada Written Fees||$420|
|PFC Yearly Associate Membership||$167.40|
|Total Incidental Costs||$1,462.40|
|Total Commercial Pilot Licence Estimated Costs||$29,901.40|
Note: The breakdown of costs is based on the average CPL student completing their PPL in the average time. Build-up time required is dependent on hours currently accumulated. Additional books to prepare for the written examination could add $200 to the costs.
As required this program is approved by the Registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB).
Fuel surcharges will apply where fuel exceeds the base rate at ZBB. Prices subject to change and tax is applied where applicable.
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