Pacific Flying Club offers a Single Engine Instrument course based on 20 hours of aircraft simulator work, plus an additional 10-20 hours of actual flight instruction in a single engine aircraft. The amount of actual flight time required will depend on the student’s experience and level of training. Additionally, the Club provides a Ground School program in preparation for a written exam administered by Transport Canada. A written exam and flight test is required. Students must hold a PPL and 50 hours PIC cross-country time.
PFC uses an Al Sim AL 250, Level Al Sim, Full Motion Redbird FTD and Cessna 172s in its single engine IFR program.
|Redbird Full Motion FTD 20 hours||@ $188/hour||$3,760|
|*Al Sim AL-250 20 hours||@ $232/hour||$4,640|
|Al Sim ALX 20 hours||@ $260/hour||$5,200|
|Costs based on 20 hours dual instruction||@ $248/hour||$4,960|
|Costs based on 15 hours dual instruction||@ $248/hour||$3,720|
|Costs based on 10 hours dual instruction||@ $248/hour||$2,480|
|5 Hours Ground Briefings||@ $72 per hour||$360|
|Transport Canada Written Examination||$35|
|Transport Canada Licencing Fees and Flight Test||$550|
|Books, maps and supplies||$100|
|Total Estimated Costs||$9,855|
Ground briefing requirements are strictly based on the instructor’s evaluation of the student’s progress. Ground briefing time is charged at a rate of $72.00 per hour.
This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.