commercial pilot licence
Must hold a current PPL
Must be able to hold a
Class 1 medical
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
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.
Start when you want and work at your own pace. Full time and part time options are available.
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
With pilots on the in demand occupation list here in Manitoba, be ready to launch your career!