(Russ Beach)
Smiths Falls / Montague Airport

Private Pilot License

Minimum Training Requirements:
  • Student must be at least 14 years of age and meet medical category 3 minimum requirements. A category 3 medical certificate can only be issued by an Aviation Medical Examiner approved by Transport Canada.
  • Applicant must obtain not less than 60% in each of four mandatory subject areas of the Transport Canada Private Pilot written examination.
  • A minimum of 45 hours of flight training of which:
    17 hours shall be dual instruction
    3 hours dual cross country
    5 hours solo cross country
    5 hours dual instrument
    12 hours solo flight time
  • The applicant must be 17 years of age to obtain the permit.
  • Pass a flight test with a Transport Canada Examiner