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May 2015

PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

May 9, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

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PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

May 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

May 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

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PPL #11 – Navigation 1

May 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

May 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor: Scott Chayko

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

May 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #12 – Navigation 2

May 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

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PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

May 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

May 26, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #13 – Navigation 3

May 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

May 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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June 2015

PPL #5 – Airframes, Engines and Systems

June 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Airframes, Engines and Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 - 44. Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

June 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

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Flight Information Centre (FIC) Seminar

June 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Topics 1. Tour of Flight Information Centre 2. Typical Weather 3. En-Route Planning Speaker: NAV Canada Cost: No Fee Max: 40 people To sign up please contact Dispatch at 905-838-1400 ext. 0.

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PPL #14 – Radio and Electronic Theory

June 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Radio and Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258. Flight Instructor: Courtney Graham

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3

June 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

June 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

Find out more »

PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

June 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

June 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

Find out more »

PPL #11 – Navigation 1

June 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

June 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor: Scott Chayko

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

June 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #12 – Navigation 2

June 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

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PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

June 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

June 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #13 – Navigation 3

June 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

June 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

July 2015

PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

July 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

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August 2015

PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

August 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

Find out more »

September 2015

PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

September 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

Find out more »

PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

September 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

Find out more »

PPL #11 – Navigation 1

September 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor:  Dan Giordano

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

September 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

Find out more »

PPL #12 – Navigation 2

September 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

Find out more »

PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

September 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

Find out more »

PPL #13 – Navigation 3

September 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

September 26, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #5 – Airframes, Engines and Systems

September 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Airframes, Engines and Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 - 44. Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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October 2015

PPL #14 – Radio and Electronic Theory

October 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Radio and Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258. Flight Instructor: Courtney Graham

Find out more »

PPL #10 – Meteorology 3

October 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

October 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

Find out more »

PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

October 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

Find out more »

PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

October 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

Find out more »

PPL #11 – Navigation 1

October 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

October 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor:  Dan Giordano

Find out more »

PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

October 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

Find out more »

PPL #12 – Navigation 2

October 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

Find out more »

PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

October 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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CPL # 6 Air Taxi Operations

October 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

During this session, students will be introduced to the sections of the Canadian Aviation Regulations related to Commercial Flight Operations. Topics covered include Commercial Licencing and Type Ratings, Flight Duty Times, and Commercial Equipment and Dispatch Requirements. Reference:  CARS 700 Series Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #13 – Navigation 3

October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

October 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

October 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

Find out more »

PPL #14 – Radio and Electronic Theory

October 31, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Radio and Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258. Flight Instructor: Courtney Graham

Find out more »

November 2015

PPL #10 – Meteorology 3

November 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

Find out more »

PPL #5 – Airframes, Engines and Systems

November 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Airframes, Engines and Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 - 44. Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

Find out more »

PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

November 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

Find out more »

PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

November 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

Find out more »

PPL #11 – Navigation 1

November 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

November 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

Find out more »

PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

November 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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CPL # 13 Met # 1 Basic Theory & Review

November 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This class will review the basic meteorological concepts and expand on material covered in the PPL ground school. In addition, the lesson will introduce advanced topics such as wind shear and jet streams. Reference:  FGU pp. 123 – 139, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #12 – Navigation 2

November 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

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PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

November 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor:  Dan Giordano

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

November 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

Find out more »

PPL #13 – Navigation 3

November 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

Find out more »

PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

November 25, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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CPL # 17 Met # 5 Weather Across Canada

November 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A look at the different factors that play a role in Canadian weather. Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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December 2015

PPL #14 – Radio and Electronic Theory

December 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Radio and Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258. Flight Instructor: Courtney Graham

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PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

December 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #5 – Airframes, Engines and Systems

December 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Airframes, Engines and Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 - 44. Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

December 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$399.00

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

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PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

December 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3

December 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

December 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

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PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

December 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #11 – Navigation 1

December 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

December 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor:  Dan Giordano

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

December 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #12 – Navigation 2

December 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Intro to Flight Planning This is a practical class involving navigation problems as well as preparing the chart and flight log for a cross country trip: Brampton to Collingwood to Muskoka and return via the same route. By the end of the class, initial preparation for the trip is completed including topics such as extracting info from the CFS, preparing the chart, checking Notams and filling up the Nav log without any weather info. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages…

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PPL #13 – Navigation 3

December 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Planning Continuation of PVT #12 with focus on getting weather info, using the flight computer to come up with navigational and performance figures, filling and using enroute log, filling out an ICAO flight plan form and role of FSS. This class relies on the skills learnt during the previous two Nav classes. Reference: VNC (Map), Pilot Operating Handbook (POH), Canadian Flight Supplement (CFS), Flight Computer and Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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January 2016

PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

January 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #1 – Intro and SMS

January 5, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Intro and SMS First ground school of 15 classes. Structured in a way that you would attend ground school every Saturday for 15 weeks. However if you wish to attend the ground school more frequently you have the ability to do so as we offer PPL ground school up to 4 times a week. You can take the classes out of order but it is highly recommended that you take the Meteorology and Navigation courses in order as these courses…

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PPL #14 – Radio and Electronic Theory

January 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Radio and Electronic Theory In this class we will discuss radio wave theory, the theory of operation, application of various radio aids to navigation including VORs, NDBs & ADFs, DME, VORTACs, TACANs, GPS, radar, transponders and ELTs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 231 – 258. Flight Instructor: Courtney Graham

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PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

January 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #5 – Airframes, Engines and Systems

January 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Airframes, Engines and Systems Topics covered will include types of combustion engines, the four stroke cycle, engine timing, cooling, lubrication, fuel systems, carburetors, mixture control, exhaust system, ignition system, electrical system, propellers, engine instruments and engine operation considerations. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 3 – 13, 47 – 83 and Flight Training Manual: pages 40 - 44. Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #2 – Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight

January 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aerodynamics and Theory of Flight During this session we will discuss airframe construction, forces acting on an aircraft in flight, movements and controls, aircraft stability and flight performance. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 15 – 33 and Flight Training Manual: pages 3 - 15. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #15 – Physiology and Pilot Decision Making

January 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Physiology, Human Factors and Pilot Decision Making During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) AIR section…

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PPL #9 – Meteorology 2

January 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Air Masses, Fronts and Hazards Topics will include air masses, fronts, precipitation, fog types, thunderstorms, icing and turbulence. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 140 – 163, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #6 – Aircraft Performance

January 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Aircraft Performance During this session we will discuss care of the airplane, weight and balance, factors affecting aircraft performance and performance charts, wake turbulence, and handling flight abnormalities. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 263 – 298, AIM AIR section, Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) Flight Instructor: Dominik Ochmanek

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PPL #3 – Flight Instruments

January 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Flight Instruments This lesson will involve an analysis of atmospheric pressure, the pitot static system, gyroscopic theory and associated instruments. The magnetic compass will also be discussed. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 33 – 47. Flight Instructor: Graeme Sodenkamp

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PPL #10 – Meteorology 3

January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Weather Interpretation This lesson will involve a look at available sources of weather data, decoding and analyzing weather observations and forecasts such as METARs, TAFs, FDs, and GFAs. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 163 – 177, AIM MET section, Aviation Weather Services Guide Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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PPL #7 – Air Law, Licencing and PSTAR Exam

January 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Air Law and PSTAR Exam The aim of this class is to review rules of the air and procedures. Students are expected to study the AIM references outlined in the PSTAR study guide PRIOR to attending this class. Please come prepared to write the PSTAR exam. Reference: PSTAR study guide, Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) Flight Instructor:  Dan Giordano

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PPL #4 – CARs and Flight Operations

January 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Canadian Air Regulations (CARs) and Flight Operations Topics to include aerodrome layout, traffic procedures, the Canadian Airspace System, radio wave theory and frequency bands, radio communication facilities and procedures. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 89 – 106, Flight Training Manual: pages 206 – 209 and RTOC study guide Flight Instructor: Nick Faber

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PPL #11 – Navigation 1

January 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Basic Navigation During this session we will discuss latitude and longitude, the earth’s magnetism and aeronautical charts. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 176 – 192, Flight Computer User Manual Flight Instructor: Trishul Solanki

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PPL #8 – Meteorology 1

January 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Basic Meteorology In this class we will discuss the atmosphere, clouds, pressure, winds, humidity, temperature and stability. Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 123 – 140, Air Command Weather Manual Flight Instructor: Madeline Koby

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August 2017

How to Pass Your Flight Test Seminar

August 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$25

Location: Lecture Hall Cost: $25.00 Speaker: Scott Chayko Get tips from a flight test examiner on how to pass your flight test. What should you prepare for? What should you expect the day of? PPL Flight Tests will be covered.

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November 2020

PPL #5 AIRFRAMES, ENGINES + SYSTEMS

November 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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