Recreational Pilot Permit

Learn to Fly!

For people interested in relatively short flights in small aircraft, a Recreational Pilot Permit may be ideal.

With an RPP, a pilot may:

  • Fly a single-engine airplane with up to four seats
  • Carry no more than one passenger
  • Fly only during daylight hours
  • Fly only during visual meteorological conditions only within Canada
  • Does not have the ability to add additional ratings (e.g. multi-engine rating)


  • At least 16 years old
  • Have a valid category 4 medical certificate
  • Complete written exam
  • 25 hours of flight instruction
  • Complete flight test

View a list of doctors able to issue a Transport Canada Medical Certificate in Saskatoon

Consult the Canadian Aviation Regulations for the complete details of these minimum requirements

Interested in this course?

Course cost breakdowns are under review for 2023 and are subject to change.

Please call to discuss current course estimates.