Flight Training Courses - Learn to Fly - Provincial Airways - Saskatchewan

Flight Training Courses

Recreational Pilot Course

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The Recreational Pilot Permit is a great start to pilot training and an amazing head start towards your PPL. Also excellent if you enjoy flying locally! Privileges of the Recreational Permit include basking in the sun during day VFR Flights (within Canada) with a non-high performance single engine aircraft (land or seaplane) with a maximum of four seats and one passenger.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 25 hours total time
  • 15 hours dual instruction
  • 5 hours solo time
  • Radio License Exam and license
  • PSTAR completed
  • Pre-flight test
  • Transport Canada Written and Flight test is required

For the Recreational Pilot Permit there is current no ground school requirement for issuance of a Recreational Pilot Permit; however, successful completion of the Transport Canada written test is still a requirement. It is strongly recommended to complete a minimum of 40 hours ground school (topics incl: Air Law, Meteorology, Navigation, and General Knowledge.) A student can complete the PPL written exam and Flight Test initially if they would like to upgrade to a PPL later.

Commercial Pilots Licence

Looking to start a career as a Commercial pilot? The Commercial Pilots Licence (CPL) is the next after completing your Private Pilot Licence. After completion of your Commercial Pilot License, you will be able to fly all Canadian registered, single engine, land, non-high-performance aircraft for hire. While studying for the commercial written exam and completing your commercial ground school (80 hours is required.) you will need to keep flying as pilot in command. We can this “time building”. Throughout your time building and studying for the written exam you can additionally complete your night rating and complete the required dual instrument training lessons.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The Commercial course consists of 65 hours of flight training and 80 hours of ground school. The break-down includes a Night Endorsement and VFR-over-the-Top.
  • All previous flight time counts toward the Commercial Pilot course
  • Time Building may be required to reach the required time: See the Time Building Section.
  • Complete 200 hours total flight time
  • 35 hours of dual instruction
  • 30 hours of solo flight time
  • A minimum of 80 hours ground school
  • Complete Transport Canada Written and Flight test.
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Solo Course

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The Pre-Solo Course is the perfect start to your flight training if you’re looking to check out what Pilot Training is all about! Students will complete all requirements that are required by Transport Canada to solo and will obtain a student pilot permit. Students can continue onto their Recreational Permit or Private Pilot Licence.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic Flying Maneuvers
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Basic Circuit, Take off and Landing
  • Radio Operators Permit and Exam Completed.
  • Student Written Exam (PSTAR) Completed.

Land It! Course

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The Land It! course is the perfect start to your flight training if you’ve already been exposed to flying and are looking to fly with a fellow aviator and have basic flight skills to have a basic landing and/or take control of the aircraft. The land it course does not allow privileges to solo nor is it a permit or licence.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic Flying Maneuvers
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Basic Circuit, Take off and Landing
  • Add On Lessons: Cross Country Navigation Etc.

Private Pilot Licence Course

The Private Licence allows you to fly any single engine, non-high-performance land aeroplane. Upon successful completion, you can upgrade the licence to allow yourself to fly in various conditions or types of aircraft such as:
Night Rating, VFR Over the Top, Sea Plane Rating, Instrument and Multi Rating.

This is the license that must be completed first prior to moving onto your Commercial Licence ,however each solo and instrument hour can count towards your commercial licence! It is the first step towards an exciting aviation career or just a fun and valuable hobby!

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 45 hours total flight time which works out to about 30 hours dual and 15 hours Pilot in Command time including 5 hours solo X-Country and 5 hours dual instrument time. Please note students typically require an average of 55-75 + hours of practice.

  • 45 hours total
  • 17 hours of dual instruction minimum
  • 12 hours of solo time minimum
  • 5 hours of instrument time (in aircraft and simulator.)
  • 5 hours Solo cross country with at least one that is 150 nautical miles
  • A minimum of 40 hours ground school. Including instruction on Air Law, Meteorology, Navigation, and General Knowledge.
  • A pre flight test
  • A Transport Canada Written and Flight test is required
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VFR Over The Top Course

Flying Visual Flight Rules Over the Tops of Clouds!

An epic experience to fly over the clouds- perfect rating for enjoyment and for practical purposes! This endorsement allows you to fly over cloud!

This endorsement allows you to fly over bad weather – rather than through it! VFR OTT makes your flight possible when flying below a layer of cloud can be dangerous.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 15 hours of dual instruction minimum
  • A maximum of 5 hours of the required 15 may be instrument ground time (simulator) and most candidates with a PPL will have 5 hours of instrument time that may be credited towards the total requirement.
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Night Course

The Night Rating!

Stunning Sunsets, traveling without worries of flying at night and the stepping stone to your commercial pilots licence! This rating allows you to enjoy the privileges flying at night, upon completion of at least a private pilot licence.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 20 hours total
  • 10 hours of dual instruction minimum
  • 5 hours of solo time minimum with MINIMUM 10 take off and landings.
  • No flight Test HOWEVER, a Qualifying flight from a flight instructor is required.
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