(Russ Beach)
Smiths Falls / Montague Airport

Training at Smiths Falls / Montague
The flight training unit at Smiths Falls / Montague operates three Cessna 172 aircraft, certified for VFR and IFR training. The airport offers a safe and efficient learning environment for flight training. Ground delays and long transits to training areas associated with larger airports are not problem here.

The flight instructors at the Smiths Falls Flying Club have many years of instructing experience gained on a wide variety of aircraft and roles including civil, military, aerobatic, instrument flight and international operations. They will do everything they can to make your training worthwhile and enjoyable.
Click on the "Contact Us" link on the main menu to contact instructors in the Training Unit.

Training is conducted during the week and on weekends according to arrangements made between the sudent and instructor.

Video of an actual training experience at Smiths Falls.
Airplane Rental Rates:
Wet, fuel included, local flight:
Cessna 172 GLIN/GLDD: $150/hour
Cessna 172 GPTW: $160/hour

Dry, fuel not included, local flight:
Cessna 172 GLIN/GLDD: $105/hour
Cessna 172 GPTW: $115/hour

Instructor dual: $60/hour
Ground briefings: $30/hour
Simulator (FTD Flight Training Device): $50/hour

It is important to note, when calculating the probable cost of training for the various licenses and ratings, that total flight training times are usually more than the minimum requirments.

Ground School
Ground school at Smiths Falls / Montague is conducted online through PilotTraining.ca.


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