Flight School

Interested in getting your pilots licence?

Learn to fly here at ORRA. You’ll get professional instruction while learning how to fly a float plane while gaining experience flying in uncontrolled airspace.

Get Your Float Plane Rating

1. The applicant must hold a valid Private Pilot Licence or higher to be eligible for the Night Rating.
2. The applicant must hold an unrestricted Category 1 or 3 Medical Certificate completed by a Transport Canada approved Medical Examiner.

Training Program:

7 hours Minimum consisting of:
5 hours dual minimum (with instructor)
2 hours solo with minimum 5 takeoffs and landings

Note: These flight training times are based on Transport Canada minimums and more training may be required

Graduation Requirements:
An applicant must satisfy all training criteria as outlined in the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs)

Privileges Of The Float Plane Rating Permit Holder:
This rating entitles you to use water surfaces for take-off and landing.

Send us an email if you’re interested in becoming a float plane pilot.