Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP)

Outline of Requirements

Recreational Permit1.   A Class 4, or self declaration, of medical fitness & proof of age 16 is required.

2.   Transport Canada requires 25 hours of flight training(1) including minimums of 15 hours of dual instruction and 5 hours solo practice.

3.   While there is no formal ground school requirement, a 60% pass is needed on a Transport Canada, multiple-choice written examination. If desired, you can participate in a 40-hour private pilot ground school for $375.00, which normally is scheduled at the Club from 7:00 to 10:00 PM each Tuesday and Thursday evening for approximately 16 weeks several times throughout the year. Alternatively, and at your convenience, one-on-one instruction is available.

Link to Transport Canada Study & Reference Guide: www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/publications/tp12467-menu-1390.htm

Link to Transport Canada Flight Test Guide: www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/opssvs/general-flttrain-planes-1874.htm#aeroplane

Costs

Item
Description
Quantity
Rate
Total Price
C152
C172M/N
C172S
C152
C172M/N
C172S
Student Registration Initial fee which includes yearly membership and 3 hours of ground instruction
1
$150.00
$150.00
Dual Flight Hours Flight training with a TFC instructor
20
$170.00
$190.00
$210.00
$3,400.00
$3,800.00
$4,200.00
Solo Flight Hours Solo practice
5
$125.00
$145.00
$165.00
$625.00
$725.00
$825.00
PGIs Preparatory ground instruction for flights
15
$45.00
$675.00
Briefing Hours Pre/post flight briefings with a TFC instructor
5
$45.00
$225.00
Transport Canada Written Exam Fee Cost to write the RPP written exam
1
$105.00
$105.00
Transport Canada Licensing Fee Cost to cover issue of license
1
$55.00
$55.00
Flight Test Fee Cost of RPP flight test
1
$350.00
$350.00
Aviation Language Proficiency Test Language test for radio certificate
1
$50.00
$50.00
Ground School Optional PPL ground school
Opt
$375.00
Ground School Materials Reference material for PPL ground school
Opt
$107.89
TOTAL
$5,635.00
$5,985.00
$6,485.00

* Note that the actual hours required to complete the course may differ between individual students
* Total price assumes course finished in minimum amount of hours required
* Rates may change without notice
* Tax not included