KEEPING THINGS MOVING

ADVANCED RATINGS

The best pilots are those who can prepare for any situation. Expand your knowledge and experience with the ratings discussed below if you want to fly into more challenging weather or fly more complex aircraft.

NIGHT RATING

Adding a night rating to your licence allows you to fly aircraft at night. The benefit of obtaining this rating is that your plans are no longer limited by the time of sunset.

Prerequisites
  • Private Pilot Licence (or higher)
  • Category 3 Medical (or higher)
Requirements
  • Minimum flight time (dual and solo) 15 hours
  • Minimum 10 solo takeoffs and landings
Cost
Aircraft Rental (5 hrs solo)$745
Aircraft Rental (10 hrs dual)$2,140
Pre/Post Flight Briefings (5 hrs)$325
Approximate Total Cost$3,210

All times and costs are based on Transport Canada minimum times (CAR 421.220) and are subject to to applicable taxes. The actual costs of obtaining the rating will vary with individual student progress. It is recommended that students complete training in as short a time frame as possible to increase retention between lessons. Costs are paid on a per-flight basis and are charged based on flight time.

 

multi-engine rating

A Multi-Engine Rating allows you to fly aircraft which have more than one engine, like the club’s PA-30. It is a first step towards flying larger aircraft.

Prerequisites

  • Private Pilot Licence (or higher)
  • Category 3 Medical (or higher)

Requirements

  • Successful practical flight test

Cost

Aircraft Rental (7 hrs dual)$2,373
Pre/Post Flight Briefings (5 hrs)$325
Approximate Total Cost$2,698

There is no minimum time requirement for completing the Multi-Engine Rating. The costs of obtaining the rating listed above are based on an average and the actual costs will vary with individual student progress. It is recommended that students complete training in as short a time frame as possible to increase retention between lessons. Costs are paid on a per-flight basis and are charged based on flight time. The flight test and associated processing fees are extra.