The prerequisite for this program is a Private Pilot Licence, and you must be 18 years of age and have a Category I Medical before completion. To complete this program you must have a minimum of 200 hours of flight time, of which 100 hours must be as pilot-in-command, and 20 hours which must be cross-country. To get the training you need at the Spectrum Airways training facility in Burlington, call us today.
65 Hours Total Time Required:
DUAL - 35 hours minimum
5 hours dual night flying (2 hours dual night cross-country)
5 hours dual cross country flying (includes the dual night time)
20 hours instrument time (a maximum of 10 hours can be completed on the flight simulator)
SOLO - 30 hours minimum
25 hours solo practice including a cross country flight of at least 300 NM in distance from the point of departure with 3 stops
5 hours of cross-country flying
5 hours of night flying (including 2 hours of night cross-country)
A minimum of 80 hours of ground school sessions is required. See our Commercial Course Outline for details. It is held in the classroom facilities at the airport. Ground School is not a prerequisite for flight training.
A Transport Canada Flight Test and Written Examination are required. The Flight Test is administered by a Transport Canada examiner. The written examination is conducted at a Transport Canada office.
In 2008, Spectrum Airways became registered as a Private Career College (PCC) ensuring our Commercial Pilot License and Instructor Rating programs meet stipulated standards. A Student Enrollment Contract must be signed and a $350.00 PCC Administrative Fee must be paid before commencing flight training in these programs.