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International Students


  • The minimum age requirement for the Student Pilot Permit is 14 years old, while the minimum age for the Private Pilot License is 17 years old.
  • You must also pass the required medical exam, performed by a Transport Canada designated examiner.
  • You must also be able to read, speak, and understand the English language.

**Please note to convert your license in India, you will need HSC



Time Span

Professional Pilot’s Course:
PPL through CPL, with Multi-Engine IFR

Private Pilot License: 2 months  
Dual 30 hr
Solo 15 hr
Simulator 3 hr
Briefing 5 hr
Ground School 40 hr
Commercial Pilot License: 6 months  
Dual  35 hr
Solo  100 hr
Simulator  10 hr
Briefing 5 hr
Ground School  80 hr



Multi-Engine Rating: 2 weeks  
Dual 10hr  
Solo 2hr  
Briefing 3hr  




Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MIFR) : 6 weeks  
Dual 15 hr
Solo 20 hr
Ground School 40 hr


How to Apply



The following is a description of residences for Sky Wings Aviation Professional Pilot students.

  • 7 units available on a first come first served basis.
  • $350.00 per month (includes utilities) + $350.00 damage deposit.

Each unit has the following:

  • Kitchenette with microwave and fridge
  • Full bathroom

Within walking distance are a convenience store and a recreational facility.

  • The Town of Penhold is a short 5-minute drive from the airport, and the City of Red Deer is a 10-minute drive.
  • It is recommended that reservations be made at least three months in advance due to limited availability.
  • However, Living off campus will be substantially more expensive. Average expenses for living off campus range between $600 - $1000 (Canadian) per month for food and housing. Costs vary depending on choice of residence.

Application Process


Step : 1

Complete the Admission form and pay the application fees

There are four ways to apply to Sky Wings Aviation:

1. Telephone:  Toll Free(Canada and US only) : 1-800-315-8097

    Sky Wings Aviation Red Deer :+1-403-886-5191 ; +1-403-886-5192

    Sky Wings Aviation High River  :+1-403-938-5252 ; +1-403-938-5253

2. Fax us Admission Forms:  +1-403-886-4279

3. Email us Admission Forms at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

       International Students - Admission Form.pdf

4. Online Application - International Students

Step: 2

A response to your application will be sent to you within 2 weeks from Sky Wings.

Step: 3

After receipt of your Admission Letter, apply for a Student VISA through the Canadian Embassy in your country.

Step: 4

Fly to Canada and pursue your career as a professional pilot!!



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