The beauty of flying above the clouds is surreal to experience, yet this rating has real practical benefits too like allowing you to fly over poor weather rather than through it when visual reference to the ground is unavailable. VFR OTT is included in the privileges for a Commercial Licence.
A minimum of 15 hours instrument training. Instrument hours from the Private Pilot Licence and Night Rating may be included in which five (5) hours may be instrument ground time; and
Reach the level of knowledge and skill specified in the Flight Instructor Guide – VFR Over-The-Top.
Flight Training cost based on Transport Canada Minimum:
|Dual Flights||10 Hours||$202/hr||$2020|
|Ground Briefing||5 Hours||$50/hr||$250|
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. when possible, some training will be scheduled under actual conditions. The course will take 1 week if full time and 3 weeks if part time.
The candidate must hold a valid Private Pilot Licence.
There is no flight test or written exam are required. Candidates must meet the skill requirements and Complete a qualifying flight by demonstrating the level of skill specified in the Flight Instructor Guide.
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.