Training – VFR Over the Top Endorsement

(Effective February 2, 2024)

The Pacific Flying Club offers a VFR Over the Top endorsement course. A Private Pilot Licence is a pre-requirement for this course. An applicant for the VFR OTT rating shall have a minimum of 15 hours dual instrument time of which a maximum of 5 hours may be instrument ground time (simulator). In addition, an applicant for a VFR OTT rating shall have reached the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Standard – VFR OTT. Instrument time from other dual flying counts towards the time above.


5 Hours dual Instruction@ $252/hour$1,260

Simulator Options

*5 Hours dual Redbird Full Motion FTD@ $195/hour$975
5 Hours dual Al Sim AL-250@ $240/hour$1,200
5 Hours dual Al Sim ALX@ $260/hour$1,300
Transport Canada Endorsement & AP Fees$100

Total VFR Over the Top Endorsement Estimated Costs

*Based on training in a C-152 and Red Bird Full Motion FTD simulator.

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.

Fuel surcharges will apply where fuel exceeds the base rate at ZBB. Prices subject to change and tax is applied where applicable.

VFR Over the Top

Minimum requirements for admission:

  1. PPL Licence
  2. Valid Aviation Medical

Download, complete and submit the following forms:

Important information:

  1. You will be required to include copies of the following documents with the PTIB Short Contract form:
    • First page of temporary Licence/Aviation Document Booklet
    • A copy of the relevant Licence/Rating for program
    • A copy of your Aviation Medical
  2. Waitlist: Pacific Flying Club currently has a waitlist for flight training. Please fill out the Waitlist Form; once a spot becomes available, you will be contacted by an instructor to begin training in the aircraft.Questions regarding the waitlist can be directed to gkaur@pacificflying.com
  3. Ground school: Whilst on the waitlist you may begin PPL ground school, please indicate you would like to register for the ground school when submitting your payment information to PFC. If you are interested in only ground school you do not need to complete the waitlist form.