PROGRAM LEADING TO AN ACS
The Professional Aircraft Pilot Program provides extensive training covering the work functions of the licensed multi-engine aircraft pilot. The professional pilot is required to work in various types of airlines: air taxi, air operations, passenger transport, etc. He can also work as a pilot for large companies that own aircraft for the transportation of higher management personnel and employees.
The program provides skills in aviation regulation, meteorology, decision-making and safety behaviors prior to and during an air flight, visual flight planning for day and night instrument flight, when operating single-engine aircrafts by day or night, and operating multi-engined aircrafts in visual and instrument flight.
This initial pilot training program of 795 hours (contact hours) targets 9 skills that will be acquired after the successful completion of 14 courses spanning 10 months.
Name of the program : Professional Aircraft Pilot
No. of program : EWA.19
Type of sanction : Attestation of College Studies (ACS)
Number of credits : 28.5
Total Duration: 795 hours
Reference DEC: Techniques de pilotage d’aéronefs /Avions multimoteurs (280.A4)
Specific Admission Requirements
Is eligible for this program leading to an ACS, a person
– who has training deemed sufficient by the Academy of Aeronautics
– who passes the Class 1 medical examinations required by Transport Canada
– who meets one of the following conditions:
– has interrupted his/her studies for at least 2 consecutive sessions or 1 school year
– has pursued post-secondary education for a period of at least 1 year.
PROGRAM COURSE GRID
|Course Code||Course Title||Duration in Hours||Weighting||Credits|
|280.001.AI||Aeronautical Profession and Regulation||45||2-1-3||2|
|280.013.AI||Introduction to Air Service Operations||45||2-1-3||2|
|280.004.AI||The Design, Operation and Instrumentation of Single-Engine and Multi-Engine Aircrafts||45||2-1-4||2.3|
|280.005.AI||The Performance of Single-Engine and Multi-Engine Aircrafts||45||2-1-2||1.6|
|280.006.AI||The Operation of Private Single-Engine Aircrafts||75||1-4-1||2|
|280.007.AI||The Influence of Human Factors in Aircraft Operations||45||2-1-2||1.6|
|280.012.AI||Instrument Flight Regulations and Procedures||45||2-1-2||1.6|
|280.009.AI||The Professional Operation of a Single-Engine Aircraft||165||2-9-3||4.6|
|280.011.AI||The Professional Operation of a Multi-Engine Aircraft in Visual Flight||45||1-2-2||1.6|
|280.014.AI||The Professional Operation of a Multi-Engine Aircraft in Instrument Flight||60||1-3-2||6|