Multi-Engine Rating

Ref. CAR 421.38(3)

This training is designed for the pilot that wants to learn to fly a multi-engine aircraft under VFR conditions. There is no ground school or written exam required. At the conclusion of the training there will be a multi-engine flight test conducted by an approved Transport Canada Pilot Examiner.


MULTI-ENGINE RATING AGE REQUIREMENT

You must be a minimum of 17 years of age and hold a Private Pilot Licence (PPL) or Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) to be issued a multi-engine rating

MULTI-ENGINE RATING MEDICAL FITNESS REQUIREMENT

Prior to beginning your flight training for the multi-engine rating, you must have a valid Category 1 or 3 aviation medical certificate from a Transport Canada-approved Civil Aviation Medical Examiner (CAME). If you are not planning to fly professionally as a Commercial pilot, a Category 3 medical is all that you need. Below is a list of approved list of medical examiners in the London, Ontario area:

Dr. Bates

  • Office: 519-438-5101
  • Address: #208-190 Wortley Road

Dr. Chapeskie

  • Office: 519-461-0776
  • Address: Box 130, 21816 Fairview Road (Thorndale)

Dr. Malizia

  • Office: 519-455-1990
  • Address: 1033 Dundas Street

Dr. Marshall

  • Office: 519-245-3590
  • Address: 31 Caradoc Street North

Dr. Siu

  • Office: 519-858-4694
  • Address: 827 Richmond Street

MULTI-ENGINE RATING EXAM KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

No written exam is required for the night rating

MULTI-ENGINE RATING FLIGHT EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No minimum level of experience is required for the multi-engine rating. We estimate 8 hours in the aircraft and 6 hours in the simulator

MULTI-ENGINE RATING FLIGHT TEST SKILL REQUIREMENT

A multi-engine flight test with a Transport Canada-approved pilot examiner is required for the multi-engine rating

MULTI-ENGINE RATING PRIVILEGES

A multi-engine rating allows you to fly multi-engine, single pilot non-high-performance aircraft at night, in Visual Flight Rules (VFR) weather conditions. You may not fly for hire or reward.

MULTI-ENGINE RATING TRAINING DURATION

4.5 weeks if flying full time (minimum 3 sessions per week)

3.5 months if flying part time (minimum 1 session per week)

The multi-engine rating can be completed in 7 days or less if full time study is done (multiple training sessions per day)

MULTI-ENGINE RATING PREREQUISITES

Candidate must hold a valid Private Pilot Licence (PPL) and a Category 1 or 3 Aviation Medical