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Recreational Pilot Permit

Privileges

The holder of a Recreational Pilot Permit may act as pilot-in-command of a single engine, non-high performance aeroplane under conditions of day visual flight rules (you must be within visual reference of the ground). The holder of a Recreational Pilot Permit can only carry one passenger on board, and the aeroplane can only be designed to carry a maximum of four persons.

 Requirements

The minimum Transport Canada requirements to hold the Recreational Pilot Permit are as follows:

Age

  • Minimum of sixteen years of age

Medical Fitness

  • Category 4 Medical Certificate valid for a Pilot Permit – Recreational – Aeroplane

Knowledge

  • 60% in each of the four mandatory areas, as well as in the overall written examination Pilot Permit – Recreational – Aeroplane (RPPAE) or Private Pilot License – Aeroplane (PPAER):
    • Air Law;
    • Navigation;
    • Meteorology;
    • Aeronautics – General Knowledge;

Experience

  • Minimum of 25 hours recreational pilot flight training consisting of a minimum of:
    • 15 hours dual flight instruction time, including a minimum 2 hours unsecured cash loan cross-country flight time
    • 5 hours solo flight time

Skill