About The Program
Recreational Pilot Permit - Aero
If you’re old enough to start driving, you can start flying! The Recreational Pilot Permit’s minimum age requirement is just 16! If you’re aching to get up in the air, but aren’t old enough for the Private Pilot Licence, or if you’re just looking to start a new hobby filled with as much excitement needed in a lifetime, this course is the perfect fit for you!
The Recreational Pilot Permit is a Transport Canada approved course intended for those who wish to fly as a hobby! Individuals are limited to day VFR and can have no more than one passenger.
- Must be at least 16 years of age
- Category 4 Canadian Aviation Medical Exam or higher (Find an examiner near you)
- Minimum of 25 hours of flight training
- 15 hours dual (2 hour cross-country)
- 5 hours solo
60% or higher on the RPPAE written exam
Click here for our price list for the Cessna 152
Click here for our price list for the Cessna 172
(This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of
Advanced Education, Skills & Training.)