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:
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 $170/Hr.
Cessna 172 $195/Hr.
Dry Rate $125/Hr.
PFC-1 Simulator $90/Hr.
Private Instruction $75/Hr.
Commercial/Instrument Instruction $80/Hr.
Instructor Rating Instruction $80/Hr.
Instruction on Private Aircraft $80/Hr.
HST is applicable
- 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
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