All prices are quoted based on the Transport Canada minimum requirement for training and license, permit or rating issuance. Individual students may fly more than the minimum hours to qualify for issuance of the permit, license or rating and therefore prices will vary.
Private Pilot License
NOTE: The costs indicated are for aircraft rental at $157.00 per hour excluding GST. A student may choose to train in a different aircraft and the cost will vary in accordance with the current rental rate for each aircraft.
|DUAL INSTRUCTION: 33 hours @ $224.00||$7,392.00|
|SOLO FLIGHT TIME: 12 hours @ $157.00||$1,884.00|
|GROUND BRIEFING: 10 hours @ $67.00||$670.00|
|TUITION FEES: ($400.00) BOOKS: ($250.00)||$650.00|
|R.F.C. MEMBERSHIP (mandatory) (may be pro-rated)||$160.00|
|TOTAL MINIMUM LICENSE COST (Taxes not included)||$10,756.00|
Commercial Pilot License
NOTE: To be eligible for issuance of the Commercial Pilot License one must have a minimum of 200 total hours of flight time. The prices below do not reflect the amount of build-up time to achieve this 200-hour requirement, and only reflect the applicable minimum training requirements.
|DUAL INSTRUCTION: 35 hours @ $232.00||$8,120.00|
|SOLO FLIGHT TIME: 30 hours @ $157.00||$4,710.00|
|GROUND SCHOOL SUPPLIES (Minimum Cost)||$250.00|
|TOTAL MINIMUM COST (GST not included):||$13,080.00|
|DUAL INSTRUCTION: 11 hours @ $232.00||$2,552.00|
|SOLO FLIGHT TIME: 5 hours @ $157.00||$785.00|
|GROUND BRIEFING: 1 hour @ $75.00||$75.00|
|TOTAL MINIMUM COST (GST not included):||$3,412.00|
|DUAL INSTRUCTION: 10 hours @ $465.00||$4,650.00|
|GROUND BRIEFING: 3 hours @ $ 75.00||$225.00|
|TOTAL MINIMUM COST (GST not included):||$4,875.00|
As costs will be dependent upon each individual's previous experience and currency price quotes may be obtained upon request. In addition, the Instrument Rating may be acquired on either a single or multi-engine airplane. Flight time on our approved flight simulator may reduce the total cost of the rating. Manuals are extra - as required.
|DUAL INSTRUCTION: 30 hours @ $232.00||$6,960.00|
|GROUND BRIEFING: 25 hours @ $ 75.00||$1,875.00|
|FLIGHT TEST: 1 hour @ $157.00 (for aircraft)||$157.00|
|TOTAL MINIMUM COST (GST not included):||$8,992.00|
(1) Hourly Prices effective January 01, 2021
(2) All rates include fuel and oil
(3) GST is not included.
(4) Any transborder flights may be charged either at a dry or wet rate. (ADSB Equipped Aircraft C-GFWN)
(5) RFC policy sets a $3 aircraft improvement fee charged on each flight.
(6) RFC policy sets a $10 surcharge for night flying
|CESSNA 172M (180 hp)||$180.00|
|Piper Seneca Turbo charged||$390.00|
|RED BIRD FLIGHT SIMULATOR (Dual Only)||$150.00|
Private Aircraft Instructor Rate
RFC instructor needs to be added on Insurance, see RFC Staff for details.
|Private Aircraft Instructor Rate||$80.00|