Island Air Flight School & Charters Inc.

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Private pilot license

REQUIREMENTS:

  •   Aviation medical - category 3
  •   Minimum age to hold the licence - 17
  •   Ground school - Transport Canada minimum 40 hours (our own is 48 hours)
  •   Flight instruction - Transport Canada minimum 45 hours total, 17 hours dual and 12 hours solo
  •   Transport Canada written exam - 60% pass mark
  •   Practical flight test

 

The average demonstrated time to complete licence tends to be closer to 60-65 hours of flying.

 

APPROXIMATE COST:

  •      Ground school - 2 nights per week for 10 weeks                      $ 390.00
  •     Books and supplies                                                                  $ 390.00
  •     Flight instruction
  •     30 hrs dual C-150 @210.00/hr                                               $ 6,300.00
  •     15 hrs solo C-150 @145.00/hr                                               $ 2,175.00
  •     Ground briefing - approx. 10 hours                                         $ 650.00
  •     License fee                                                                              $ 105.00
  •     Medical fee - approx.                                                              $ 100.00

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                                                                                                                  Total = $ 10,115.00


NOTE:

Costs above are based on a minimum 45 hours flying time on a Cessna 150 and Cessna 172. The total cost does not have to be paid up front and can be paid "as you go". Prices do not include applicable taxes. Each student progresses at a different rate. Thus, Total times required to obtain a PPL will vary.