Commercial pilot licence


Air Richelieu CollegeModular training › Commercial pilot license


Fly a single-engine aircraft (Cessna 150-172, Piper PA28, etc.) or ultralight aircraft as pilot-in-command in visual flight conditions (VFR – Visual Flight Rules) day and night that can carry a maximum of 9 passengers . The commercial pilot can receive remuneration for his services.


Minimum hours of training according to Transport Canada:
PPL prerequisites and 18 years old
200 total flight hours (including PPL), including:
100 hours as captain (including PPL PIC hours)
20 hours of navigation (including PPL)

Average duration & cost
8 months
about $25 000 (taxes included)
Canadian Aviation Regulations
Law : CAR 401.30
Standard : CAR 421.30

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