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Commercial Pilot License2018-06-22T14:11:28+00:00

All our flight lessons are now scenario based to better prepare you for the real world.

Ground School

Our next commercial ground school dates have yet to be determined. If you would like to be put on the Interested Students list to be notified when we get a start date and schedule ready call Dispatch at 403.288.8831.

 What To Expect

To complete your commercial license, you will have to time build to accumulate the minimum hours required (200 hours). You will need 100 hours PIC and 200 hours Total time. This makes it hard to give students set cost or timeline for CPL since everyone will be at a different place and progressing at different speeds in their training. Weather also affects how fast you can complete your training.

To help complete your CPL, Student Aid from the Government of Canada and Alberta is available. Talk to dispatch for more information.

Transport Canada Requirements for CPL

Class Schedule

Class Instructor Date Topic Reading Assignment
1  TBD Orientation
2 TBD Aerodynamic & Theory of Flight FGU     Chapter 2 Section A
FTM     Chapter 1
POH     Sections 1 & 7
3 TBD Flight Instruments FGU     Chapter 2 Section B
FTM     Exercise 24
4 TBD Flight Operations FGU     Chapters 10 & 12
POH     Sections 4, 5, 6
AIM     AGA, RAC 1-5, AIR, SAR, GEN
5 TBD Airframes, Engines & Systems FGU     Chapters 1 & 3
FTM     Exercises 2 & 3
POH     Section 7
6 TBD Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) FGU     Chapters 4 & 5
FTM     Chapter 4
AIM     RAC 1-5, AGA
7 TBD CARs & Licensing Requirements Same as previous class
8 TBD Meteorology FGU     Chapter 6 Sections A – M
9 TBD Meteorology Same as previous class
10 TBD Meteorology FGU     Chapter 6 Section N
AIM     MET
11 TBD Meteorology Same as previous class
12 TBD Navigation FGU     Chapter 7 Sections A & B
VNC     Map Legend
13 TBD Navigation FGU     Chapter 7 Sections C & E
E6B     Manual
14 TBD Navigation FGU     Chapter 7 Section D
FTM     Exercise 23
15 TBD Navigation Radio & Electronic Theory FGU     Chapter 8 Sections A & B,  Chapter 9
FTM     Exercise 24
AIM     COM
16 TBD Human Factors Including Pilot Decision Making FGU     Chapter 11
AIM     AIR 1-3
17 TBD Practice Exam Review

Legend

FGU     From the Ground Up
POH     Pilot Operating Handbook
VNC     Calgary Navigation Chart
FTM   Flight Training Manual
AIM   Aeronautical Information Manual
E6B     Flight Computer

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