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Old 14th Dec 2008, 01:14
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Good flying school in Canada

Hi folks!

Can anyone recommend a good flight school in Canada for international students? Location does not matter and smaller schools would be preferred!

I have seen Centennial Flight Center and Winnipeg aviation - no idea about the rates. Any info would be much appreciated!

Cheers

Sunny
 
Old 16th Dec 2008, 01:27
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did mine with border city aviation in lloydminster... pm me for details..
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Old 16th Dec 2008, 01:43
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cheers

PM sent.

I also spoke to Harv's Air. They gave me a quote of 35K without the instructors rating. Also that quote was for a 200 hours, with about 25 hours Multi engine time.

anyone know any better deals?

Cheers

Sunny
 
Old 17th Dec 2008, 15:07
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I have heard much good about Moncton Flight College and they are fast replying, when emailing them. Some schools I never heard from!

They have an Integrated Airline Transport Pilot Program for 44.600 CAD giving you a frozen ATPL with at least 195.7 hours (Around 25 hours on multi.)
This price is on their DA-20 and you can get it a bit cheaper if you select the C172.
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Old 21st Dec 2008, 04:55
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Pacific Sky Victoria flight training and charter services
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Old 21st Dec 2008, 06:32
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Brampton Flight Centre near Toronto.

Perimeter in Winnipeg (only multi-IFR).
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Old 21st Dec 2008, 07:40
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I did some training in Moncton Flight Collage, best school I hav spent time at and well worth the trip!!
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Old 23rd Dec 2008, 00:11
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Cool

There are a variety of good ol Canuk schools here some cheaper than others and some have different focuses. Saving money is a good consideration but so is the quality of your training as well as the network set up around the school to give you a nudge into the work force or give you a job as an intructor if thats the path you choose.

Im not sure what your career goals are as well as the path you hope to take. The schools above mentioned dont raise any warning flags from guys I know who have used them. I would add Pro IFR as well. even though the school is larger it has a wealth of senior resources as well as future connections. Boundry bay gives you a solid year round experience in some challenging weather and a busy envronment. I did not train there but I have visited. The cities that surround the flight training schools are another thought if you are from outa country. Cost of living freezind cold etc.....


Well if you you have more specific questions fire away or pm me I would be glad to help or can turn you on to someone to answer further questions.

Best of luck
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Old 23rd Dec 2008, 00:15
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thanks

thanks for the input. any idea about centennial flight center??
 
Old 26th Dec 2008, 20:13
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I would advise you to avoid Moncton Flight College for the moment. They are too busy, too many students, not enough planes and instructors, I did 22 hours in 4 month there, changed school and got my PPL in less than 2 month. It's a shame because their facilities, aircrafts, SOPs, instructors, groundschool are just fantastic! nothing to compare with my current school. I just wish they could train their students faster.
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Old 26th Dec 2008, 20:15
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what is your ccurrent school

what is the name of your current school??

can send a PM to me...
 
Old 30th Dec 2008, 00:23
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Pacific Sky Aviation

any one have any idea about pacific sky aviation in BC?

cheers

Sunny
 
Old 20th Jan 2009, 00:32
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plus i did my IFR at moncton.. good school but they are SUPPA buzy with all the chines students..

They are a non stop operation...
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Old 16th May 2010, 08:24
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Old 16th May 2010, 17:33
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Coastal Pacific Aviation College Abbotsford BC Excellent facilities Sims etc. Abbotsford being an excellent training airport. Mix of Light aircraft to B-737 to Waterbombers of Comair the odd B-747 DC-10. Vancouver ATC for a taste of high density .
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