Costs

Notes

Training costs vary depending on the skill level of the student. The following costs are based off of average flight hour requirements, but often students require more training in order to pass the Transport Canada flight test at the end of each course.

 

GST is not included in prices

 

We are recommending that students complete CPL groundschool online

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

PPL Kit: $225


Groundschool: $525


30 hours Dual flight : 30 x $260 = $7800


10 hours ground briefing: 10 x $75 = $750


30 hours Solo Flight: 30 X $185 = $5550


Flight Test Fee (paid to examiner): $380 + $250 (airplane rental)


Written test fee (paid to Transport Canada):  $105


Licencing fee (paid to Transport Canada): $55


Medical Exam (paid to doctors office): $150


Medical Processing Fee (paid to Transport Canada): $55


Total: $15845.00

 

*Aviation Headset: $450

 

*Optional costs are marked with an asterisk.

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

 

Ground School: $900


Medical Exam and ECG (paid to doctors office): $230


Medical Processing Fee paid to Transport Canada): $55


45 hours Dual flight: 45 X $260 = $11700


10 hours ground briefing: 10 X $75 = $750


30 hours Solo Flight practice: 30 X $185 = $5550


65 hours Solo build up time:  65 x $185 = $12025


Flight Test Fee (paid to examiner): $380 + $250 (airplane rental)


Written Test Fee (Paid to Transport Canada):  $105


Licencing Fee (Paid to Transport Canada): $80


Total: $30770

 

*Aviation Headset: $450

 

The Commercial Pilot Licence is GST exempt and is fully income tax deductible.

*Optional costs are marked with an asterisk.

Multi-Engine Rating

Books and Supplies | $50


8 hours Dual flight: 8 x $425 = $3400


5 hours ground briefing: 5 x $80 = $400


Flight Test Fee (paid to examiner): $400 + $490 (airplane rental)


Transport Canada Licensing Fee: $30 


Total: $4625

Instrument Rating

Books and Supplies: Group 3 (Single Engine): $100 | Group 1 (Multi-Engine): $100


Groundschool: Group 3 (Single Engine): $400 | Group 1 (Multi-Engine): $400


20 hours Simulator: Group 3 (Single Engine): 20 x $180 = $3600 | Group 1 (Mutli-Engine): 20 x $180 = $3600


15 hours Dual flight:  Group 3 (Single Engine): 15 x $265 = $3975 |  Group 1 (Mutli-Engine):15 x $425 = $6375


5 hours ground briefing: Group 3 (Single Engine): 5 x $80 = $400 | Group 1 (Mutli-Engine): 5 x $80 = $400


Flight Test Fee including (paid to examiner) Group 3 (Single Engine-with aircraft rental): $670 | Group 1 (Mutli-Engine-withaircraft rental): $890 


Transport Canada Written Test Fee:  Group 3 (Single Engine): $35 | Group 1 (Mutli-Engine): $35


Transport Canada Licensing Fee Group 3 (Single Engine): $30| Group 1 (Mutli-Engine): $30


Total Group 3 (Single Engine): $9210 | Group 1 (Mutli-Engine): $11530

 

These cost assume the student has 5 hours instrument training from the PPL.

*Optional costs are marked with an asterisk.

VFR Over-The-Top Rating

10 hours Dual Flight: 10 X $260 = $2600


5 hours ground briefing: 5 X $75 = $375


Transport Canada Licensing Fee: $30


Total: $3005

Night Rating

10 hours Dual Flight: 10 X $250 = $2500


5 hours ground briefing: 5 X $70 = $350


5 hours Solo Flight practice: 5 X $180 = $900


Transport Canada Licensing Fee: $30


Total: $3780

Professional Pilot Program

PPL: $15845


CPL: $17250


Multi Engine: $4625


IFR: $11530


Time Building: $13500


Ground-School & Supplies: $6025


Total: $68,775 – approximately 

Instructor Rating

Books & Supplies: $100


30 hours Dual Flight: 30 x $260  = $7800


25 hours Ground Briefing: 25 x $80 = $2000


Flight Test Fee: $400


Transport Canada Licensing Fee: $30


Total: $10330