Prerequisites

1. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

2. Must hold a valid Private Pilot License to be eligible for the Commercial License.

3. Must hold an unrestricted Category 1 Medical Certificate completed by a Transport Canada approved Medical Examiner.

TRAINING PROGRAM

Ground School

Instrument Flying

Instrument Flying

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A minimum of 80 hours of ground school is required




Instrument Flying

Instrument Flying

Instrument Flying

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A minimum of 200 hours total flight time of which 100 hours shall be PIC. 

35 hours of dual instruction consisting of:

  • 5 hours night
  • 5hours cross country
  • 20 hours of instrument time. (maximum of 10 hours may be conducted in a simulator)

30 hours solo flight time:

  • 25 hours of general practice and airwork
  • a straight line cross country of a minimum of 300nm with landings at 3 airports excluding the departure airport.
  • 5 hours solo by night


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 40 hours instrument time (20 maximum in a simulator)
  • 50 hours PIC Cross-Country Time
  • Transport Canada Instrument Rating Written Exam
  • Transport Canada Group 1 Instrument Rating Flight Test 

PRIVILEGES OF MULTI IFR RATING HOLDER

  • Operate Group 1 (multi-engine) or Group 3 (single-engine) aircraft, under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) and in Instrument Meteorological Conditions i.e. in cloud or below VFR Weather Minima
  • Exercise the privileges of a VFR Over-The-Top Rating