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COMMERCIAL PILOT COURSE

Island Coastal Aviation Inc. offers a Commercial Pilot License Training Program following the guidelines set out in the Canadian Aviation Regulations. The minimum requirements are 200 hours total time of which 100 hours is pilot in command.Medical requirement is a Category 1.

The Commercial flight training will consist of 65 hours. Dual time required is 35 hours, which includes 20 hours instrument training; a 5 hour cross country flight and 5 hours night flying which will include a minimum 2 hour cross country night flight.Solo time required is 30 hours which includes a 300 nautical mile radius cross country flight from point of departure which will include a minimum of 3 landings not including point of departure and 5 hours of night flying.

The number of hours that you will take to complete the flight training will depend on number of hours flown per week, weather, etc.

Island Coastal Aviation Inc. provides an 80-hour Commercial Ground School Program as preparation for the written exam administered by Transport Canada.

Estimated Training Cost:(based on minimum completion time):

  Cessna 152
$135/hr solo $195/hr dual
Cessna 172
$162/hr solo $222/hr dual
35 Hours dual instruction
30 Hours solo instruction
10 Hours ground briefing
80 Hours Ground School
$6,825.00
4,050.00
600.00
799.00
$12,274.00
$7,770.00
4,860.00
600.00
799.00
$14,029.00
 
Time Building Flight Experience:
Approx 85 hours
(flexible depending on pre-existing flight experience)
$11,475.00 $13,770.00
 
Flight Test Examiner Fee
License Processing Fee
Transport Canada Written Exam Fee
Miscellaneous Exam Books & Supplies (approx)
Authorized Person Fees
400.00
80.00
105.00
250.00
100.00
$910.00
400.00
80.00
105.00
250.00
100.00
$910.00
 
Total Costs:
(exclusive of applicable taxes) Sep 2015
$24,684.00 $28,734.00


All costs INCLUDE fuel surcharges, insurance, etc. Only applicable tax is not included.