Training - Single Engine Instrument Rating (IFR)

PFC Aerial

Pacific Flying Club offers a Single Engine Instrument course based on 20 hours of aircraft simulator work, plus an additional 10-20 hours of actual flight instruction in a single engine aircraft. The amount of actual flight time required will depend on the student's experience and level of training. Additionally, the Club provides a Ground School program in preparation for a written exam administered by Transport Canada. A written exam and flight test is required. Students must hold a PPL and 50 hours PIC cross-country time.

PFC uses an Al Sim AL 250, Level Al Sim, Full Motion Redbird FTD and Cessna 172s in its single engine IFR programme.

Simulator Options

20 Hours dual Redbird full motion simulator @ $169/hour  $3 380
20 hours dual Al Sim AL-250          @ $199/hour    $3 980
20 hours dual Al Sim FTD instruction @ $229/hour $4 580
Aircraft Costs:  Minimum costs for instruction in a Cessna 172 P/R
Costs based on 20 hours dual instruction @ $216/hour $4 320
Costs based on 15 hours dual instruction @ $216/hour $3 240
Costs based on 10 hours dual instruction @ $216/hour $2 160
Ground Briefings   $310
IFR Ground School   $450
Transport Canada Written Examination      $35
Transport Canada Licencing Fees and Flight Test    $535
Books, maps and supplies    $100

Ground briefing requirements are strictly based on the instructors evaluation of the student's progress. Ground briefing time is charged at a rate of $62/hour.

Fuel surcharges will apply where the price of fuel exceeds the base rate at ZBB Airport.  Prices subject to change (Effective January 21, 2019). Tax is applied where applicable.

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, the registrar did not review this program.