Ground School

 

LEARNING TO FLY STARTS WITH THE BASICS

Ground School

NEW GROUND SCHOOL CLASSES START SOON

New classes starting soon, SIGN UP TODAY. Hurry! Space is limited!

 

Transport Canada requires a minimum 40 hours of ground school to obtain a Private Pilot Licence.

Glacier Air holds three 12 week sessions per year that includes over 60 hours of training with new sessions beginning in late January, May and mid September. Ground school classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Squamish Airport.

Class size is limited to 12 to ensure each student receives personal undivided attention and is able to interact with instructors and other students. Our instructors are knowledgeable, vibrant and passionate about flying so they bring practical, real-world flying experience into the classroom.

No Charge Refreshers

At Glacier Air we believe you never stop learning therefore all students are welcome to attend multiple ground school sessions to refresh their knowledge at no extra charge. Meteorology and Navigation are typically the subjects most popular with pilots wanting refresher training.

Accelerated Training

Glacier Air offers accelerated 1-on-1 ground school training. We can also refer you to reputable on-line ground school web sites if you are unable to attend our classes.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Glacier Air to work out a customized training program that fits best for your individual needs.

Training Material

ON-GOING COURSES

Next Session:
19 SEP 2017

12 weeks

60 hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays

6:00pm – 9:00pm

12 students max.

COST: $650*
Full Package includes Pilot Kit (books, maps, supplies, etc.)

OPTIONAL: $325*
without Pilot Kit

SIGN UP NOW

or CALL 1-800-265-0088

QUESTIONS? Contact us to discuss your aviation goals and learn how we can help you achieve them!

*Requires payment in full prior to commencement of the course. Payments can be made by Cash, Visa, MasterCard or Debit Card.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

TRAINING & LICENSING

Transport Canada’s Air Personnel Training and Licensing information portal.

 

SELECTING A FLYING SCHOOL

Transport Canada’s criteria for identifying the right pilot school.

 

CARs

Transport Canada’s Canadian Aviation Regulations.

 

TC AIM

Transport Canada’s Aeronautical Information Manual.

 

CIVIL AVIATION MEDICINE

Transport Canada’s Civil Aviation Medicine web page for everything you need to know about medical exams.

 

MEDICAL STANDARDS

Transport Canada’s Medical Standards for Physical and Mental requirements.

 

FINDING A DOCTOR

Transport Canada’s Civil Aviation Medical Examiners search engine.

 

AVIATION WEATHER

Nav Canada’s weather forecasts and observations in both alphanumeric and graphical weather data.

 

WEATHER MODELS

Computerized weather forecasts for the Pacific Northwest provided by the University of Washington.

 

SQUAMISH WEATHER

Current conditions including 7-day forecast and historical data provided by the Government of Canada.

 

SQUAMISH WEB CAM

NavCanada’s north and south webcam views of Squamish Airport.