Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP)
Designed for those looking for the fastest way to fly an aircraft, the Recreational Pilot Permit enables the holder to fly single-engine aircraft during the day on aircraft with no more than 4 seats and a maximum occupancy of 1 passenger.
Minimum Program Outline as per Transport Canada
We understand that starting your flight training education can be overwhelming, so please visit our Flight Training page to learn more about what is involved in the process of getting your license, rating, or permit.
The duration of this program is approximately 3 – 9 months. Candidates may complete the program in less time with open availability and dedication.
This program outline is based on the minimum requirements set by Transport Canada. Candidates may require additional training to reach the required level of safety and proficiency.
- Medical Fitness
- An applicant shall hold a Category 4 Medical Certificate valid for a Pilot Permit — Recreational — Aeroplane: (CAR421.22)
- An applicant who meets the medical conditions specified on the Civil Aviation Medical Declaration and has signed it shall be deemed to have met the Category 4 Medical Standards, providing a physician licensed to practice medicine in Canada has signed Part C of the declaration.
- The licence is maintained by a valid Category 1, 3 or 4 Medical Certificate.
- Minimum Age
- An applicant shall be a minimum of sixteen years of age for the program completion (CAR421.22).