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commercial pilot licence

License Requiremtens


Must hold a current PPL

Must be able to hold a

Class 1 medical

License Requiremtens

Must be 18 or older

Complete 80 hour Ground school

Pass a Written and Flight Test

Complete at least 200 flight hours, including 100 hours as PIC


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Rates & Course costs

CPL license holders must reach 200 total flight hours to complete the Commercial License. This experience can be achieved in many ways but for reference we have included a simple time building scenario below.  Student is assumed to be flying at standard wet rental rates and to have completed the PPL in the 60 hours that is average for BFC students.  

25 hours Dual Flight Training   ($248)                         $6,200
10 hours Dual Simulator Time  ($100)                          $1,000
30 hours Solo Flight Time          ($179)                          $5,370
15 hours Ground briefings          ($69*)                         $ 1,035
Commercial Ground school                                           $   350
Textbooks, misc. fees                                                        $   350
Flight Test                                                                           $   450

CPL course Total                                                        $14,755

75 hours Time Building               ($179)                         $13,425
Commercial License Total                                       $28,180


Costs are subject to change at any time.  Quotes are based on current averages, students may find additional training is required to reach test standard.  All additional training, including time building, is at students expense.  

All prices are subject to GST.

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Open Enrollment

Start when you want and work at your own pace.  Full time and part time options are available.

Commercial Airport

Train on a 6000 foot long runway and mingle with  the local,  regional and national carriers arriving at BFC!

All - Season training

All season flight training!  Prairie weather may be full of extremes by dry conditions means no shortage of VFR days

Job opportunities

With pilots on the in demand occupation list here in Manitoba, be ready to launch your career!

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