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Private Pilot License Cost Breakdown

(Pay As You Go | No Pre-Payment Required)

Transport Canada Minimum
PPL Requirements
(INCLUDING INCIDENTAL COSTS)
$11,755

CANADIAN National Average
Time to PPL (71 Hours)
(INCLUDING INCIDENTAL COSTS)
$17,960


Private Pilot License (PPL)

$395 | PPL Ground School – 40 hours
$295 | Ground School Kit (Books & Supplies)
$6,900 | 30 Hours Dual Instruction | Diamond DA20-C1 @ $230/hour
$435 | 3 Hours Dual CR12 Flight Training Device @ $145/hour
$1,860 | 12 Hours Solo Aircraft Rental | Diamond DA20-C1 @ $155/hour
$1,050 | 14 Hours Pre-Flight Briefings @ $75/hour
Total Transport Canada Minimum PPL: $10,935


Additional Incidental Costs:
$105 | Transport Canada PPAER Written Examination Fee
$310 | 2 Hours Aircraft Rental for PPL Flight Test
$350 | Transport Canada Flight Test Examiner Fee
$55 | Transport Canada Licensing Fee
Total Incidental Costs: $820

Additional PPL Training Cost - May Be Required
(Canadian National Average Time to PPL is 71 Hours Total Flying Time)
$5,290 | 23 Hours Dual Instruction | Diamond DA20-C1 @ $230/hour
$465 | 3 Hours Solo Aircraft Rental | Diamond DA20-C1 @ $155/hour
$450 | 6 Hours Pre-Flight Briefings @ $75/hour

Notes
All Prices Exclude 13% H.S.T.
Cost Estimate Only - Additional Training May Be Required
Canadian National Average of 71 Hours to PPL (December 2018 Data)
Prices Subject to Change Without Notice
Reference: CAR 421.26