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Learn to Fly

Whether you're looking to learn to fly for fun, or want to take your training at your own pace, The Brantford Flight Centre offers flight training programs for the following certificates and ratings:

Aircraft Rentals

The club’s airplanes may be rented by licensed pilots with a membership at the following rates.

NO FUEL SURCHARGES - NO INSURANCE SURCHARGES - NO HEADSET CHARGE - NO HIDDEN FEES

Aircraft Type                                                                                       Solo Wet 

Cessna 152                                                                                         $165/Hr.

Cessna 172                                                                                         $190/Hr.

Dry Rate                                                                                              $120/Hr.

PFC-1 Simulator                                                                                   $90/Hr.

Private Instruction                                                                                 $70/Hr.

Commercial/Instrument Instruction                                                       $75/Hr.

Instructor Rating Instruction                                                                  $80/Hr.

Instruction on Private Aircraft                                                                $80/Hr.

HST is applicable

Recreational Permit
Requirements

- Be at least 14 years of age

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain a category 4 medical.

- Have completed the Recreational Pilot program.

- Receive a minimum of 25 hours of flight time including training and          solo flight

- Complete 40 hours of Ground School (Recommended only)

- Pass a written test as well as a flight test

A Rec Permit is a great way to fly for fun, but be aware of the limitations:

- May carry at most ONE passenger

- Limited to DAY VFR only

HOW TO START FLYING

You are welcome to take advantage of our Introductory Flying Lesson without obligation. If you decide that you want to begin training, make an appointment for your Aviation Medical with a Transport Canada Approved Doctor

Private Pilot

To achieve a PPL – Private Pilot License – you must:

  • Be at least 14 years of age to apply for a Student Permit

  • Be at least 17 years of age to hold a PPL or RPL – Recreational Pilot License (see below)

  • Be able to read, speak and understand the English language

  • Pass at least a Category 3 medical examination

  • Log a minimum of 45 hours of flight instruction

  • Log a minimum of 40 hours of Ground School instruction

  • Pass a flight test

  • Pass the Transport Canada PPL Written Examination

Next Ground School: February 5, 2024

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