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Piloting Services

Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP)

Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP)

Privileges (CARS 401.22)

As holder of a Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP) you are permitted to fly as pilot-in-command or as co-pilot of any single-pilot non-high performance single engine airplane, with the following restrictions:

  1. The flown aircraft has a maximum of four seats
  2. A maximum of one passenger is carried
  3. The flight takes place in “day VFR” conditions

Requirements (CARS 421.22)

  1. Minimum age: 16
  2. Category 1, 3 or 4 medical certificate.
  3. Ground school training is not legally required; however, it is standard practice that a PPL ground-school is followed
  4. Minimum score of 60% on the RPPAE or the PPAER written exam
  5. Minimum 25 hours total flight training, including:
    • Minimum of 15 hours dual instruction, including 2 hours of dual cross-country
    • Minimum of 5 hours of solo instruction
  6. Successful completion of a flight test
Private Pilot License (PPL)

Private Pilot License (PPL)

Privileges (CARS 401.28)

As holder of a Private Pilot License (PPL) you are permitted to fly as pilot-in-command or as co-pilot of any single-pilot non-high performance single engine airplane plus any other airplane of class and type for which you have required a rating. However, you may not use these privileges for purposes of hire or reward.

Requirements (CARS 421.26 & 421.26)

  1. Minimum age: 17
  2. Category 1 or 3 medical certificate.
  3. 40 hours of ground school
  4. Minimum 60% on the PPAER written exam.
  5. Minimum 45 hours total flight training, including:
    • A minimum of 17 hours dual instruction, including:
      • 2 hours of dual cross-country
      • 5 hours of instrument training
    • A minimum of 12 hours solo instruction, including:
      • 5 hours cross-country,
        • including a 150nm flight with 2 full stop landings
  6. Successful completion of a flight test
Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

Commercial Pilot License (CPL)

Privileges (CARS 401.30)

As holder of a Commercial Pilot License (CPL) you may

  1. Enjoy all the privileges provided by a Private Pilot License (PPL) and
  2. Fly for Hire and / or Remuneration

Requirements (CARS 401.30, 421.30)

  1. Minimum age: 18
  2. Category 1 medical certificate
  3. 80 hours of ground school (after obtaining PPL privileges)
  4. Minimum 60% overall and in individual subject areas in the CPAER written exam
  5. Minimum 200 hours total time in airplanes, including
    • 100 hours solo including 20 hours solo cross-country (this is total time, i.e. it includes the PPL experience)
  6. Minimum 65 hours of commercial flight training (after obtaining PPL privileges), including:
    • Minimum 35 hours dual instruction, including:
      • 5 hours at night, including 2 hours of night cross-country
      • 5 hours of cross-country time
      • 20 hours instrument time
    • A minimum of 30 hours solo instruction, including:
      • 300 nm radius cross-country flight with two full stop landings at airports other than departure & destination airports
      • 5 hours solo night, including 10 landings
  7. Successful completion of a flight test
VFR Over The Top rating (VFR-OTT)

VFR Over The Top rating (VFR-OTT)

Privileges (CARS 401.45)

As holder of a VFR Over-the-Top Rating you may fly without visual reference to the ground during the en-route portion of a flight.

Requirements (CARS 401.44 & 421.44)

  1. 15 hours of dual instrument instruction time
Flight Instructor Rating (FI)

Flight Instructor Rating (FI)

Privileges (CARS 401.69 to 401.72)

The holder of a class 4 instructor rating is permitted (while under supervision of a class 1 or 2 instructor at a Flight Training Unit) to:

  1. Give dual instruction towards:
    • A recreational pilot permit
    • A pilot license – aeroplane (PPL or CPL)
    • A night rating or VFR Over-the-Top rating

Requirements (CARS 421.69 to 421.72)

  1. 25 hours of Ground School
  2. Minimum 70% in the AIRAF written exam
  3. Minimum 30 hours of dual flight instruction towards improving flying and teaching skills with respect to the air exercises of the flight instructor manual, including at least 5 hours on instrument flying skills.
  4. Successful completion of a flight test.

Air Prestige Inc.

1700, ch Sainte-Angélique
Saint-Lazare, Québec
J7T 2X8


Only 35 Minutes from Montreal!