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Private Pilot Licence requirements and checklist

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Private Pilot Licence requirements and checklist

Documents to bring in:     

Proof of age–17 Years
Medical Fitness — CAT 3 medical, valid medical certificate
Bring written test results, and record of ground school
English Language test completed–if not, contact examiner
Completed application form for PPL, including all signatures
PTR — thoroughly filled in and completed by instructor and student
Photo and booklet application (you need 1 passport style picture with the date and stamp)
$55 fee to Transport Canada — by cheque to Receiver General of Canada, Credit card

Experience to confirm (between logbook and PTR–must match!
If they do not, go back and check it)
45 hours total
17 dual with 3 hours dual cross country
5 hours of instrument (3 hours sim maximum)
12 hours solo; with 5 hours cross country with 1 trip of 150 nm with 2 stops
Within 12 months, flight test passed


PTR and logbook completed:
P and D for everything in PTR
Record of Ground school (online or classroom–ask your instructor)
Preparatory ground times all recorded
Recommend pages completed
TC written results (bring in the results sheet)
All signatures required are done
Times add up and make sense
Cross country routes filled in–each individual leg should have it’s own line
Log book and PTR match exactly–the numbers at the end need to match
Application form filled in properly and signed

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