In this section we've gathered useful information for each stage of your flying - from getting your first medical to great ideas for long commercial cross-country flights. If you have any further inquiries, contact us!

It's a breathtaking hobby!

It's a Challenging Career

A medical examination from a Transport Canada-approved medical examiner is required before your first solo flight.

As you can see from the chart at the top, once you have your Private Pilot license, where you go, and what skills you choose to learn is completely up to you.

As you read this, you're already taking the first steps to becoming a pilot. You should spend some time researching and visiting different flight schools before just signing up at the one closest to you. Every school has its own character, and its own approach to teaching, and you need to find one that suits your unique personality.

Canadian Flight Centre has a limited number of rooms in our Pilot Accommodation in Kamloops and in the Vancouver area (Surrey).

The cost of living in Canada depends on your lifestyle.

Student Aid BC is Canadian Government (provincial and federal) student loans and grants. Canadian Flight Centre is approved for student loan financing. 

Here are some scholarships and awards available for flight training.

We understand that pursuing your aviation dreams can be a financial challenge for many new pilots. With over 30 years of experience assisting students just like you, we can often help you find solutions that will allow you to proceed with your training.