VFR-Over-the-Top-Endorsement

Training – VFR Over the Top Endorsement Course

The Pacific Flying Club offers a VFR Over the Top Endorsement course. A Private Pilot Licence is required. An applicant for a VFR OTT rating must complete a minimum of 15 hours dual instrument time, of which a maximum of 5 hours may be instrument ground time.  Applicants with 5 hours instrument time from the Private Pilot Licence must complete at least another 10 hours of dual instrument time.

Costs: Minimum costs for instruction in a Cessna 152

5 Hours dual Instruction$229/hr$1,145
Fuel surcharges will apply where the price of fuel exceeds the base rate at ZBB Airport. Prices subject to change (Effective January 21, 2019). Tax is applied where applicable.

Simulator Options:

*5 Hours dual Redbird Full Motion FTD@ $188/hour$940
5 Hours dual Al Sim AL-250@ $232/hour$1,160
5 Hours dual Al Sim ALX@ $260/hour$1,300
Transport Canada Endorsement & AP Fees$100

Total VFR Over the Top Endorsement Estimated Costs

Total Estimated Costs$2,185
*Based on training in a C-152 and Red Bird Full Motion FTD simulator.

Fuel surcharges will apply where the price of fuel exceeds the base rate of $1.25 per litre at ZBB Airport.
Prices subject to change. Tax is applied where applicable.

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.

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.