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BRAMPTON FLYING CLUB

The Brampton Flight Centre (BFC) has been conducting flight training since 1946. We are very proud to have trained over 60 Indian citizens since 2006. Our flight school is appealing because we are compatible with DGCA standards. BFC is conveniently located just 8 miles north of Brampton and 12 miles northwest of the Toronto Pearson International Airport (CYYZ). BFC operates with over 30 Flight Instructors and 22 aircraft including the Piper Seneca, C152, C172 and in-house Flight Test Examiners. We treat everyone equally therefore the same rates apply to all students (international and local citizens alike), we have also hired international students and currently have several international students working for us. At BFC, students fly in a variety of airspace classifications, experiencing both controlled and uncontrolled environments, Canada's diverse weather allows our pilots to gain experience they would not get in other countries and our practice area is located only five minutes from our flight school. Please reference our website for more details www.bramptonflightcentre.com. Judy Piccioni can help you with any questions or with your student visa when you are ready - Cet adresse mail est protégé contre les spambots. Vous avez d'activer le javascript pour la visualiser. .

GREENWOOD FLIGHT CENTRE

"Greetings from the Greenwood Flight Centre. We are situated in the beautifulAnnapolis Valley in the Province of Nova Scotia. We are located on the east coast of Canada in what is called the Maritime Provinces, in a rural community approximately an hour's drive west of the capital city of Halifax.

We have been training pilots since 1958 and offer courses from the Recreational Permit to Multi-engine /Instrument Flight Rules Rating, including Integrated Programs. We operate Cessna 172's and Seneca aircraft.

Many graduate pilots from our 2 year Professional Pilot diploma course continue training for an instructor rating and in many cases gain subsequent employment at our institution.

MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE

Moncton Flight College (MFC)has a rich history in flight training that dates back to 1929.  MFC has trained students from 60 countries and has been recognized internationally for its dedicated focus on quality and safety.

With over 80 years of experience as an industry leader, we educate and develop aviation professionals with state-of-the-art curriculum, highly qualified instructors and modern facilities and equipment.

MFC’s 40 plus aircraft are maintained by a staff of Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, which allows for minimal down time and maximum efficiency. Safety is a high priority at MFC, and we believe that experience in the air begins in our hangars. All of our aircraft are regularly inspected in accordance with strict Transport Canada and Company policies.

MFC has two campuses, complete with 300 beds in residence, based in New Brunswick, Canada.  Please visit our website to learn more about our programs.

NATIONAL HELICOPTERS

Operating for over 25 years, National Helicopters is regarded as one of Canada’s premier helicopter flight training colleges in both training quality and safety. National has trained and employed commercial helicopter students from almost every part of the world and every walk of life, students that have continued on to have lustrous careers in flying, both within National and throughout the industry. National’s College and Transport Canada approved training program guarantees top level education. With both structured classroom and individual sessions, every student will obtain the necessary guidance and education to ensure preparedness for both written and flight exams. Large staff and many aircraft along with on site flight test examiner ensure maximum availability to each student.

OTTAWA AVIATION SERVICES

Ottawa Aviation Services provides aviation professionals and enthusiasts with flight training based on the values of the "golden age" of aviation: "back to basics", "stick & rudder", practical training, high level of customer service in a safety oriented environment. At OAS we do not train you to meet the minimum standards - We expect our students to exceed the government requirements. Our personable and patient instructors will encourage you to be the best and safest pilot possible. You will experience flying in adverse weather conditions and strong crosswinds. You will learn to operate within the environment of International airports as well as small grass strips. You will become a knowledgeable, confident and safe pilot ready with all the basics and experiences to become a commercial pilot.

OTTAWA FLYING CLUB

The Ottawa Flying Club, operating as the Ottawa Flight College, is Canada's oldest flight training college.  In business since 1928, OFC has trained thousands of pilots from all over the world.  We offer professional pilot training from ab-initio to multi-engine IFR ratings, aimed at preparing pilots to fly in the airlines.  We also provide float and instructor ratings and support a large number of recreational pilots who fly for fun.  Students who wish to achieve a diploma along with their flight training can enroll in the Algonquin College Aviation Management Program. OFC provides a unique training environment.  Located at an international airport, students learn to interact with a control tower and operate in an airport control zone as part of their training.  Our practice area is minutes away from the airport.  The OFC fleet consists of 19 aircraft including 11 Cessna C-150s, 5 Cessna C-172s and two twin Beech Duchess aircraft and an advanced simulator.  We have a large staff of instructors to support your training and also provide personal scheduling support and customer service.  Our training programs are flexible and can be tailored to your schedule and abilities.  From full-time 12 month programs to more relaxed part-time training, we can support your flight training goals.

PACIFIC FLYING CLUB

The Pacific Flying Club celebrates its' forty fifth anniversary in 2010 and is recognized as one of the premier professional flight training facilities in British Columbia. The not for profit Club is the only school at Boundary Bay Airport to be an active member of both the Air Transport Association of Canada and the British Columbia Aviation Council.

Pacific Flying Club is accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia. The Club is extremely proud to have been the first flight training centre in Vancouver to hold this distinction. PFC is also pleased to announce that they are in partnership with the British Columbia Institute of Technology and together BCIT and PFC are now offering "Airline & Flight Operations". We think this is a strong testament to our quality and reputation in the industry.

The Club operates and maintains a fleet of 26 aircraft including Cessna 152,172 and Piper Seneca's. Our commitment is to provide our members and students with an enjoyable, quality flight training environment.

Pacific Flying Club is also pleased utilize an Al Sim FTD with Level 5 King Air capabilities and Garmin 430 GPS technology. This FTD provides the most advanced simulation available at Boundary Bay Airport, maintaining the Club's stature as one of the premiere flight training organizations in Western Canada.

SELKIRK COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL AVIATION PROGRAM

The Selkirk College Aviation – Professional Pilot Diploma program has been preparing students for commercial pilot positions in Canadian and International airlines since 1968. Students graduate with an Aviation Diploma, Commercial Pilot Licence, and Group I Multi-IFR.

Additional training components include: Multi Crew operations in an Alsim FTD, flight physiology and psychology, High Altitude Indoctrination, team building, dispatching, use of SOP's and FOM, First Aid and CPR, four day winter wilderness survival experience, and dangerous goods training.

TORONTO AIRWAYS LTD.

Toronto Airways, in central Canada (province of Ontario) is one of the largest schools in Canada. Along with our sister school, Canadian Flight Academy, we have been proud to welcome many Indian students for commercial pilot training over the past few years. We will meet you at the airport and help you find accommodation to suit your budget. If you get homesick for Indian culture and food, you can enjoy visiting "Little India" in Toronto for a meal, shopping and conversation with locals in this vibrant neighbourhood.

Our 45 + aircraft fleet includes the C-172s and C-152s you need to train on to be eligible to convert your hours when you return home to India. Your fees as an Indian student are the same as the fees charged to our domestic students.

Toronto Airways is a proud member of the Air Transport Association of Canada. We are registered with the provincial Government of Ontario as an accreditedPrivate Career College.

For more information about our schools and to ask for an email package about both schools, please visit the International Student page of our website.http://training.torontoairways.com/ft-students.php . From there you can visit the more detailed page specifically for Indian students.http://training.torontoairways.com/ft-students-indian.php

VICTORIA FLYING CLUB

The Victoria Flying Club has been training professional pilots for 63 years and is located on beautiful Vancouver Island at the Victoria International Airport. We enjoy a very temperate climate which allows us to fly seven days a week year-round, providing our students with virtually uninterrupted training. Pilots trained here haveorbited the earth aboard the Space Shuttle, commanded the famous Canadian Air Force demonstration team, the Snowbirds, and are flying with major airlines all over the world.

Our students are able to experience flying in a busy controlled airspace however our practice areas are located just outside the control zone so transit time is brief and flying time is very productive. VFC is the largest school on Vancouver Islandwith 14 aircraft, 13 Instructors and a 20,000 square foot facility complete with numerous classrooms, briefing rooms and a student lounge. We have considerable experience training students from India (25 in the past three years) and are very familiar with the requirements of both our Indian students and the DGCA. Let our competent and caring staff look after you as you prepare for your career as a professional pilot.

WATERLOO WELLINGTON FLIGHT CENTRE

Located one hour west of Toronto in the tri-cities of Kitchener/Waterloo/CambridgeWWFC has been training pilots since 1932. WWFC is a registered Private CareerCollege with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and we are partnered with Conestoga community college and the University of Waterloo to provide postsecondary diploma/degrees along with commercial multi-IFR pilot qualifications. We also offer professional pilot training as stand-alone programs and we have had recent experience training students from India. Our new training building was completed in 2009 and we have a fleet of over 25 aircraft available for training. Our airport has daily airline service, with a control tower and multiple IFR approaches, yet the uncontrolled airspace of our practice area is just 5 minutes away!

WETASKIWIN AIR SERVICES LTD.

Over 35 years of successful business has earned Wetaskiwin Air Services an excellent reputation for both training and aircraft maintenance that extends beyond the province. Located less than 30 miles from the Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) in the City of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Wetaskiwin Air Services offers accelerated flight training for Indian students. Features include immediate proximity and uncongested access to both controlled and uncontrolled airspace, short to no waiting time to access the runway, excellent student to instructor ratio and great flying weather. Wetaskiwin Air Services can take you from no experience flying aircraft to a Canadian Commercial Pilot License in 8 months with proficiency and knowledge of all flying conditions including the distinct Canadian seasons, and flying in the prairies and the option of the Rocky Mountains. Additionally, you will train and have access to all facilities at the Wetaskiwin Regional Airport which resident business and others enthusiasts make a friendly and welcoming environment. The progressive training methods, competent flight instructors, as well as an onsite highly skilled aircraft maintenance division ensures student safety is top priority. Accommodations are within walking distance to the airport and transportation within town limits is included.