Recreational Pilot Permit
Holding a recreational pilot’s permit (RPP) allows you to be pilot-in-command of single engine airplanes that have been designed to carry no more than four persons. As well,
- you can carry a maximum of one passenger;
- you can be the pilot-in-command of an ultra-light airplane;
- you can obtain a seaplane rating; and
- you must fly during the day using visual flight rules (VFR) only.
Minimum Training Requirements:
Student must be at least 14 years of age and meet the Category 4 medical requirements, which generally requires only a self-declaration attested to by your personal physician..
Applicant must write the Transport Canada Recreational Pilot Permit exam and obtain not less than 60% in each of four mandatory subject areas:
- Air law
- Aeronautics – general knowledge
A minimum of 25 hours of flight training of which:
- 15 hours shall be dual instruction
- 2 hours dual cross country
- 5 hours solo flight time
- The applicant must be 16 years of age to obtain the permit.
- Pass a flight test with a Transport Canada Examiner