Pilot training costs

Calgary Flight Training Centre has various programs and training options that fit your individual flight training needs.

A combination of modern and fully equipped fleet, simulators and individual approach to each student by experienced flight instructors will help you to become the best and the safest pilot you can be.

Note

Estimate does not include GST, medical and Transport Canada fees.


Due to fluctuating fuel prices, rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Private Pilot Course (DA20-C1)

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$379.00 36 Can$13,644.00
2 Solo Can$349.00 12 Can$4548.00
3 Ground Brief Can$72.00 10 Can$720.00
4 SUBTOTAL (flying) Can$18,912.00
6 Administration Fee (non-refundable) Can$700.00
7 Ground School online (optional; 2 hours weekly on facility) Can$999.00
9 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$20,611.00

Commercial Pilot Course (DA20-C1) — in addition to Private Pilot course

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$379.00 45 Can$17,055.00
2 Solo Can$349.00 30 Can$11,370.00
3 Ground Brief Can$72.00 10 Can$720.00
13 SUBTOTAL (flying) Can$29,145.00
8 Administration Fee (non-refundable) Can$700.00
9 Ground School online (optional; 2 hours weekly on facility) Can$999.00
10 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$30,844.00

Night Rating (DA20-C1) — included in Commercial Training Course

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$379.00 13 Can$4927.00
2 Solo Can$379.00 5 Can$1895.00
3 Ground Brief Can$72.00 1 Can$72.00
4 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$6894.00

Flight Instructor Rating (DA20-C1)

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$379 30 Can$11,370.00
2 Ground Brief Can$72 30 Can$2160.00
3 SUBTOTAL (flying) Can$13,530.00
4 Administration Fee (non-refundable) Can$350.00
5 Books (as required) Can$100.00
6 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$13,890.00

Multi-Engine Rating (Piper)

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$699.00 8 Can$5592.00
2 Solo Can$699.00 1 Can$699.00
3 Ground Brief Can$72.00 3 Can$216.00
4 SUBTOTAL (flying) Can$6507.00
5 Administration Fee (non-refundable)* check below Can$700.00
6 Books (as required) Can$75.00
7 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$7282.00

*The registration fee for the Multi Engine Rating is waived if register for the Multi Engine Instrument Rating

Multi-Engine Instrument Rating (Piper)

wdt_ID Task Cost per hour Hours required Total cost
1 Dual¹ Can$699.00 20 Can$13,980.00
2 Solo Can$699.00 1 Can$699.00
3 Ground Brief Can$72.00 10 Can$720.00
4 SUBTOTAL (flying) Can$15,399.00
5 Administration Fee (non-refundable) Can$700.00
6 Ground School online (optional; 2 hours weekly on facility) Can$999.00
7 Books (as required) Can$100.00
8 TOTAL (minimum requirements²) Can$17,198.00

Ground Instruction per hour

wdt_ID Instruction Cost per hour
1 Basic Training Can$72.00
2 Advanced Training Can$72.00

¹ Additional Can$79.00 per hour on Dual

² These are minimum hours required by Transport Canada. Actual cost varies