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The Academy of Aeronautics understands that a great career begins with a strong foundation and continuously strives to set the standards of excellence. 

This permit is a quick and easy way to obtain a flight certification allowing you to fly any four-place aircraft (daytime only).  With a RPP License you are allowed to:

  • Flying under VFR (visual flight rules) conditions the pilot can act as a pilot-in-command of a single engine aircraft
  • No more than one passenger on board and flights are limited to Canadian Airspace
  • Easily easily upgradeable to a Private pilot license (PPL)

Transport Canada Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • A minimum of 25 hours flying time is required
  • Ground school is not required but recommended
  • You must achieve a minimum of (60% on RPPAE exam or PPAER exam) 

You can soar to greater heights with a PPL that allows you to do cross-country trips, add ratings to your license (night rating, IFR, etc) as well as convert your qualifications to meet the standards set forth by other countries.

Transport Canada Requirements:

  • A minimum of 45 hours of flying time and 40 hours of ground school
  • Must complete Transport Canada’s written exam (60% on PPAER)
  • Once student has completed a minimum of 20 hours flight-time they are permitted to complete their night rating which is mandatory to receive their CPL and ATPL License.

Once you have obtained your private license, you are free to add additional ratings such as:

  • Night Rating
  • Multi-Engine Class Rating
  • VFR Over-The-Top Rating
  • IFR Rating
  • Instructor Rating

If you dream of working for Commercial Airline Companies, it is essential that you obtain your commercial pilot license (CPL).

Transport Canada Requirements:

  • A minimum of 200 hours of flight-time and 80 hours of ground school
  • Flight test administered by Transport Canada Inc. (minimum of 150 hours total flight time and written exam passed)
  • Must obtain a minimum of 60% on CPAER written exam with a minimum of 100 hours total flight-time

It is mandatory to have an Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) for those who wish to work for an airline.  Academy of Aeronautics students who have already obtained their Commercial Pilot license will be eligible to work as a co-pilot or a first officer. If you want to eventually become a Captain, you will need a minimum of 1500 hours of flight-time to obtain your (ATPL).

Upon graduation Academy of Aeronautics offers their students the opportunity to work for their academy as an instructor so you can log hours to work towards this goal. 

Contact Academy of Aeronautics for more information.




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