Why learn flying from AAA Aviation Academy?
- We offer training which is recognized throughout Canada and internationally as second to none.
- We have many established contacts within the aviation industry.
- We have exceptionally professional staff. You will be able to see for yourself their commitment and absolute love for their jobs in everything they do.
- Whether your career goals are in private, commercial or industry sector of aviation, we can potentially offer a growth path that can be the catalyst for a long term aviation career.
- Unlike other areas in Canada, Chilliwack, British Columbia is an area where a student can achieve their goal of becoming a pilot within a very short period of time; partly due to the fact weather is rarely a factor, unlike some other parts in Canada.
- Be at least 18 years of age at the completion of course;
- Be the holder of a category 1 medical certificate after a medical examination by Canadian Aviation Medical Examiner.
- Must POSSESS a Canadian Private Pilot License Aeroplane or any contracting state.
Theoretical Knowledge: Have undertaken a minimum of 80 hours of Commercial Pilot Aeroplane Ground School instruction on the following subjects (Ref: CARs 421.30)
1. AIR LAW
- Canadian Aviation Regulations
- Licensing Requirements
- Radio and Electronic Theory
4. AERONAUTICS AND GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
- Airframe, Engines and Systems
- Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight
- Flight Instruments
- Flight Operations
- Human Factors and Pilot Decision-Making
Upon completion of the above ground school, obtain a minimum of 60% pass mark in each of the four mandatory subjects areas and 60% overall on a written Transport Canada Examination (CPAER). This exam consists of 100 questions, multiple choice and can be written in either English or French.
To hold a Commercial Pilot License, the candidate must have acquired a minimum of 200 hours flight time in aeroplanes, of which a minimum of 100 hours must be Pilot in Command (PIC) including 20 hours PIC cross country flight time.
- A minimum of 65 hours of Commercial Pilot Flight Training in aeroplanes consisting of a minimum of (Ref: CARs 421.30) • 35 hours of dual instruction including:
- 5 hours night, of which 2 hours must be cross country
- 5 hours cross country, which can include the above night cross country
- 20 hours of instrument flight training of which a maximum of 10 hours can be accomplished in an approved flight training simulator
- 30 hours of solo flight time including o Minimum 300 NM cross-country
Commercial Pilot Flight Test:
Upon reaching the required skill level, the candidate will complete a Commercial Pilot Flight Test with a Transport Canada Designated Flight Test Examiner to standards outlined in the Flight Test Standard Guide (TP2655E)
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Last updated March 17, 2016