Tillsonburg flying school - Private LicensePrivate Pilot License

Requirements for Private Pilot Licence:

Minimum age for a Student Pilot Permit is 14. This allows a student to fly the airplane by themselves without an instructor.
Minimum age for a Private Pilot Licence is 17.
Minimum hours required 45, minimum dual 17, and minimum solo 12.
The Tillsonburg Flying School offers a ground school for the Private Pilot Licence that runs for 17 weeks on a weekday evening.

The Ground School subjects are:

  • Canadian Aviation Regulations
  • Navigation
  • Theory of Flight
  • Radio Theory and Radio Navigation
  • Airframes and Engines
  • Aircraft Performance and Airmanship
  • Flight Instruments
  • Meteorology
  • Human Factors / Pilot Decision Making