Some of the most enjoyable and relaxing flying happens after the sun goes down. There is nothing like watching the sunset and the ground light-up with twinkling lights from above. A Night Rating is a great extension to the skills learned in obtaining a Private Licence and opens a door to a new set of possibilities.
The Night Rating allows you to fly and carry passengers at night in all single/multi engine aircraft that are classified as non-high performance during night hours under Visual Flight Rules and maintaining Visual Meteorological Conditions.
Flight with a flight instructor. During dual flight student will be introduced to Night flying. Once a level of skill and competence has been reached student will fly night solo flight in the aircraft.
Student must complete a minimum of 20 hours of total flight hours, which include:
5 hours dual night flight time including 2 hours of cross-country flight time.
10 hours dual instrument time, a maximum of 5 hours of which may be instrument ground time 5 hours training Private Pilot Licence already received during training); and,
Complete a qualifying flight by demonstrating the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Guide.
5 hours solo night flight time including 10 take-offs, circuits and landings.
Flight Training cost based on Transport Canada Minimum:
|Dual Flights||5 Hours||$202/hr||$1010|
|Solo Flights||5 Hours||$152/hr||$760|
|Dual Instrument Flights||10 Hours||$202/hr||$2020|
Note: All rates are the same for domestic and international students.
The cost is based on the Cessna 172 Skyhawk.
Fuel surcharges will apply on top of these hourly rates. Prices are subject to change, and taxes are applied where applicable.
(Effective September 1, 2019)
Training is at the student’s pace and convenience and can start any time. The course will take 1 week if full time and 3 weeks if part time.
Disclaimer: This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.