Night Rating

The night endorsement provides a new dimension to your flying by introducing some of the basic techniques involved in instrument flying. As well as flying during the best time of day… after dark. This advancement of your pilot skills will enable you to extend your flights, and fly in a beautifully relaxing atmosphere.

Course Overview

Course Outline

10 hours dual instrument training

  • 5 hours may be in simulator

10 hours night

  • 5 hours dual
  • 5 hours solo

Prerequisites

  • Private Pilot License (includes 5 hours instrument)
  • Unrestricted cat 3 medical

Average Course Cost

Cessna 172

Description Cost/hr Cost
3 hours Dual Instruction
$250.00
$750.00
2 hours Dual Cross-Country
$250.00
$500.00
5 hour solo practice
$180.00
$900.00
5 hours solo supervision
$20.00
$100.00
3 hours in-flight instruments
$250.00
$750.00
2 hours Flight Simulator
$170.00
$340.00
Administration Fee
$80.00
Subtotal
$3,420.00
GST
$171.00
Total
$3,591.00

*Please note: All prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.*

The rental rates are wet rates which include fuel cost.

Mountain Flying

Mountain flying is fun and safe too…if good judgement is exercised. Good judgement, in this case, includes the use of the proper technique.

Sky Wings’ operations are ideally located with ample access to the Rocky Mountains for training in mountain flying techniques. With flight planning, learn to anticipate weather patterns and how the mountains affect them on both a large and small scale. Learn how to navigate in the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains!

Reference Material / Library

*Any hard copy books can be purchased at Sky Wings Pilot Shop.

Course Average Costs

Cessna 172

Description Cost/hr Cost
3.5 hours Aircraft
$250.00
$875.00
1 hour Briefing
$60.00
$60.00
Subtotal
$917.50.00
GST
$45.88
Total
$963.38

Call us and arrange for your “Stretch to the West”

Multi-Engine Rating

The Multi-Engine Rating will be your ticket to enjoy reliable high-performance A/C complex systems. Professional pilots need these skills & this rating to move into corporate & airline careers.

Average Course Costs

Seneca PA-34

Description Cost/hr Cost
7 hours Dual Instruction
$495.00
$3,465.00
2 hours Simulator
$200.00
$400.00
2 hours Ground Instruction
$80.00
$160.00
Seneca Manual
$19.95
Administration Fee
$50.00
Subtotal
$4,094.95
GST
$204.75
Total
$4,299.70

*Please note: All prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.*

  • Ground instruction covers aircraft performance and systems.
  • The rental rates are wet rates which include the fuel cost.
  • *Licensing and test fees are subject to change. For budgeting purposes, we estimate that you will need approximately $1,000.00.

Instrument Rating

Course Overview

Prerequisites

  • Private or Commercial License
  • 18 years of age
  • Night Endorsement 

Requirements:

40 Hours total training

20 Hours simulator *

20 Hours instruction in aircraft (recommended)

30 Hours ground school – including:

  • Air Regulations
  • Meteorology
  • Instrument Procedure’s
  • Navigation

50% of training must be completed prior to taking the written exam – passing mark is 70%

50 Hrs of cross country flight time required prior to Flight Test.

*Sky Wings has an ALSIM 200 Simulator that has approach data for all major airports in Canada.

**Sky Wings has an aircraft equipped with GPS, ILS, VOR, ADF, Transponder, and Dual Communication Radios.

Reference Materials

  • Pultz Instrument Manual
  • Canada Air Pilot
  • LO Charts *not available at Skywings

Average Course Costs

Single Engine Instrument Rating - Cessna 172

Description Cost/hr Cost
20 Hours Simulator
$180.00
$3,600.00
20 Hours Aircraft
$260.00
$5,200.00
Ground School
$450.00
Pultz Instrument Manual
$84.95
Subtotal
$9,334.95
GST
$466.75
Total
$9,801.70

*Licensing and test fees are subject to change. For budgeting purposes, we will estimate that you will need approximately $650.00 (includes A/C time for flight test)

Multi-Engine Instrument Rating - Seneca PA-34

Description Cost/hr Cost
20 Hours Simulator
$200.00
$4,000.00
20 Hours Aircraft
$260.00
$5,200.00
15 hours Aircraft Seneca
$495.00
$7,425.00
Ground School with Book Kit
$450.00
Books (not including LO chart)
$107.95
Subtotal
$17,182.85
GST
$859.14
Total
$18,041.99

*Please note: all prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.*

*Licensing and test fees are subject to change. For budgeting purposes, we will estimate that you will need approximately $1,000.00 to book (includes A/C time for flight test)

IFR Renewal

Transport Canada requires the holder of an Instrument Rating to renew their rating every two years by completing a Flight Test under the supervision of a Pilot Examiner, appointed by Transport Canada. Provided you have or had an Instrument Rating you may complete all the preparatory training in our simulator/FTD, as well as take the Flight Test.

Course Overview

Background

  • Sky Wings Aviation Academy can arrange for a Transport Canada-appointed Flight Test Pilot Examiner.
  • Sky Wings has aircraft equipped with GPS, ILS, VOR, ADF, Transponder, Marker Beacons, and Dual Communication Radios.
  • Sky Wings has an ALSIM 200 Simulator that has approach data for all major airports in Canada.

Prerequisites

  • PPC
  • Commercial Pilot License ATPL
  • 18 years of age

Average Course Cost

Alsim

Description: ALSIM200

Description Cost/hr Cost
2 Hours Sim
$160.00
$320.00
Instructor
$65.00
$130.00
1 Hour Briefing
$40.00
$40.00
1.5 flight test
$120.00
$180.00
Subtotal
$670.00
GST
$33.50
Total
$703.50

*Please note: All prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.*

*Examiner costs are dependent on each individual examiner. Fees may vary.

Advanced simulator ALSIM 200 Training.

Selection of aircraft available in Flt Trg. Device – from single-engine to turboprop training.

Instructor Rating

Learning to fly is invigorating. Inspiring someone else to master the skills of flying is an experience beyond measure!

That’s what being an instructor is all about.  Airlines and regional carriers respect the work of the instructor for several reasons. It is the first time any of us work in a multi-crew environment, you need to bring your skills in communication to a higher level, you improve your ability to assess, evaluate and change your plan to suit the students learning style.  All of these skills will carry throughout your aviation career, whether you become a career instructor, an instructor of instructors, or a training captain for airline carriers.

Course Overview

Prerequisites

  • Commercial Pilot License
  • 18 Years of age

Course Outline

30 hours of flight time

  • 25 hours dual instructional techniques
  • 5 hours dual instrument instructional techniques
  • 60 hours Ground School
    • Instructional techniques 25 hours
    • Flight Exercises – 40 hours T.C. requires 25 hrs, however most candidates need closer to 40 hrs of ground training to accomplish the objectives to meet the flight test standards

Reference Materials

  • FCT Instructor’s Guide
  • Pultz Flight Instructor Manual
  • Briefing Book (to be written by the student)

Average Course Cost

Cessna 172

Description Cost/hr Cost
25 hours Aircraft
$260.00
$6,500.00
5 hours Simulator
$180.00
$900.00
Ground School
$4,500.00
Books
$104.90
Subtotal
$12,004.90
GST
$600.25
Total
$12,605.15

Please note: All prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.

The rental rates are wet rates which include the fuel cost.

**Licensing and test fees are not included and are subject to change. For budgeting, we estimate that you will need approximately $700.00.

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