Students will be instructed in dual and solo flights at night
About the Night Rating Program
The Night Rating (NR) program trains a licensed pilot to obtain the Transport Canada Night Rating endorsement; which is required to legally fly at night. The night rating is part of the CPL training program but is also suitable for PPL holders who do not intend to be commercial pilots.
The Night Rating Program is designed to adhere to the Transport Canada requirements including the flight time, and instrument time.
5 hours dual night (2-hour cross country); 5 hours solo night (10 take-off and landings); 10 hours instrument time.
Students will learn the fundamentals of the theory and the skills to operate an aircraft in a safe manner at night.
Generally, completion of this course results in a competent, skilled and knowledgeable pilot who can safely act as PIC of an aircraft during the night
Canadian PPL License
Upon completion of this course the successful student will / have demonstrate(d):
The knowledge required to plan and execute flights at night
The environmental and physiological factors associated with flying at night
The skills to operate an aircraft at night, including effective instrument flying skills and landing in low vis/night conditions with and without a landing light.
Required Course Materials
Flight training workbooks with lesson plans; VNC and VTA maps;
Canadian Flight Supplement;
Up to 2 Months
Aircraft / Briefing Room / and Flight Training Device (FTD)
One-on-one Instructor-Student in the aircraft / Briefing Room / and Flight Training Device (FTD).
Fees and Hours
Costs do not include taxes and potential fuel surcharges
Costs are estimates based on Transport Canada minimum flight requirements and school program estimates
*This cost includes a maximum number of instructional hours as listed above. Canadian Aviation College has the right to charge the student the hourly rate for both flight and instructional time beyond this limit.