Flight Instructor

Professional Training Flight Instructor

FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR RATING

If you want to share your passion for flying, this course is for you! This is a great way to build experience and give back to the aviation industry.
Your instructor rating training will allow you to pass on your knowledge and teach others how to fly an airplane.

Note

The numbers above are minimal requirements by Transport Canada. Your individual time may vary.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. To learn more about PTIB and its regulations, click here

This program is also regulated by Transport Canada (TC), to learn more about Transport Canada, click here.

Program Cost

  • Domestic Students: 16,855 CAD tuition + 3,045 CAD school supplies
  • International Students: 18,541 CAD tuition + 3,045 CAD school supplies

Prices as of May 2023. Click here for our refund policy.

TAILWHEEL INSTRUCTOR

Do the complete instructor rating from the back seat of the Citabria. This course equips you to instruct students on tricycle and tailwheel planes, towards private or commercial pilot licenses, or prepare licensed pilots for tailwheel upgrades.
Combine getting your instructor rating with acquiring the rare skill of teaching tailwheel pilots.

TAILWHEEL INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Prerequisite: Commercial Pilot License Flight Test Completed. Grade 12 or equivalent, or 19+ years old

We’ll do a Tailwheel Course unless it was done prior. 

Check the Instructor Rating for details on hours requirements.

Note: this course is the Flight Instructor course, taught primarily on tailwheel aircraft

TAILWHEEL INSTRUCTOR UPGRADE

Prerequisite: CPL + Instructor Rating + Tailwheel Course

If you already hold an instructor rating, expand your horizons by offering tailwheel training to your students. Anyone from aspiring bush pilots to CPL students looking for a challenge will find your acquired skill valuable for them.
Note: this training is an additional checkout on tailwheel aircraft for Instructor Rating holders, and does not include the Instructor rating.

AEROBATIC INSTRUCTOR RATING

Canadian Flight Centre’s aerobatic instructor rating course is delivered on our 2009 Super Decathlon out of Pitt Meadows airport.
Canadian Flight Centre’s aerobatic instructor rating course is delivered on our 2009 Super Decathlon out of Boundary Bay airport. Extensive groundwork is done on both the in-depth understanding of the maneuvers, as well as instructional techniques on how to pass your knowledge to another excited future aerobatic pilot.

PRE-REQUISITE:

Commercial Pilot License Flight Test Completed. Grade 12 or equivalent, or 19+ years old.

We’ll do a tailwheel course, rear seat tailwheel conversion and aerobatic course unless it was completed prior. 

AGE: An applicant shall have reached his/her eighteenth birthday.
MEDICAL FITNESS: Be in possession of Category I medical.
KNOWLEDGE: 15 hours of aerobatic instructor ground school instruction.
FLIGHT EXPERIENCE: 10 hours of instructor pilot flight training.
SKILL: Applicant shall successfully complete a flight test to Transport Canada Standards.

Note

The numbers above are minimal requirements by Transport Canada. Your individual time may vary.
This course is the Flight Instructor course for the purposes of aerobatic instruction.

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Dilreen Gill

    I have been training at CFC for the last 10 months and I have been extremely satisfied with their service. They have a great fleet of aircrafts which are readily available.

    Dilreen Gill

    Mario Velez

      Love CFC!! The best Flight School ever!!! Best planes, best staff, best locations. I'm so glad I chose CFC.

      Mario Velez

      Abdullah Aldossri

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        Abdullah Aldossri

        Rashmi Limaye

          I trained on the Seneca 5 in CFC. Its an excellent aircraft, and the state-of-the-art instrument panels were very impressive.

          Rashmi Limaye

          Nikolai Routchka

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            Nikolai Routchka

            Syed Omer Hussain

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              Anuraag Srivastava

                ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOL WITH EXPERIENCED STAFF AND GOOD NUMBER OF AMAZING FLEETS .ITS A PLACE TO FLY HIGH....

                Anuraag Srivastava

                Michael Gilbert

                  I started flying with CFC in 2010 my instructors Jamie, Will and Brandon were amazing! Barbara the dispatcher was always willing and eager to help me with any paper work I needed even though I know I was a bit of a pain to deal with at times 😉

                  Michael Gilbert

                  Rob Euler

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                    Rob Euler