Recreational pilot permit

Enjoy recreational flying at its best!

 

About the Recreational Pilot Permit

Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP) program is favorable for students wishing to fly as a hobby, or simply to build their experience.

The RPP course is designed to adhere to the Transport Canada's requirements. It has a few restrictions like; flying only in Canadian airspace, 1 passenger only and flying in daylight and VFR conditions only.

 

Students will learn basic theory and the skills needed to operate an aircraft privately in a safe manner with a maximum of 1 passenger on board.
Generally, completion of this course results in a competent, skilled and knowledgeable VFR pilot and a Recreational Pilot Permit.

Learn the steps to obtain your recreational pilot permit at Canadian Aviation College, located at Pitt Meadows Airport, British Columbia.

Prerequisites

  • CAC application and successful interview

  • 16 years old

  • Category IV medical

  • Operational or expert aviation English language proficiency demonstration

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course the successful student will have demonstrated: 

  • ​Basic level of: General knowledge, Canadian air law, Meteorology, and Navigation.

  • Skills required to pass the Transport Canada RPP Flight Test

  • Ability to competently operate a single engine, non-high-performance aircraft alone with NO passengers.

Required Course Materials

  • Flight Training Manual

  • "From the Ground Up" publication.

  • Pilot kneeboard.

  • Student Kit (including maps and navigation equipment); S.E. Aircraft POH, RPP Study and Reference Guide; PSTAR Study and Reference Guide; Single-engine aircraft

Method of Student Evaluation

  • Students will need to complete a Pre-Solo Test of Air Regulations (PSTAR) and a flight evaluation using the Transport Canada 4-point marking scale prior to being recommended for a Recreational Pilot Permit flight test.

Course Duration

Up to 6 Months

Delivery Method

  • Aircraft

  • Briefing Room

  • Flight Training Device (FTD)

  • Classroom setting for Ground School

Teaching Methods

  • One-on-one Instructor-Student in the aircraft

  • Briefing Room

  • Flight Training Device (FTD),

  • Classroom setting for Ground School

 
 

Program Fees

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  • 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.

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Disclaimer: This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program

Location:

72 - 18300 Ford Road,

Pitt Meadows - BC

V3Y 0C6

CANADA

Administrative Hours:

Mon - Fri 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Operation Hours:

Mon - Sun 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Main Administrative Phone (Monday - Friday):

+1 604.299.7777

 

Dispatching and  Operating:

+1 604.998.7865

Email: info@cacbc.ca