Online ground school (OGS) training is now available to any Air Cadet who intends to apply for Glider Pilot Training Course (GPTC) or Power Pilot Training Course (PPTC) in summer 2022, through PAL Aerospace/Moncton Flight College (MFC) Training. Training will start 15 October 2021 and cadets must complete the entire 45 hours of OGS and the selection exam by 15 January 2022.
A signup has been created in TeamApp, please indicate your interest in participating there. Note, you must meet the eligibility requirements.
The eligibility requirements for the online training are the same as those for GPTC and PPTC:
|Minimum Age||17 years of age by 1 Sep of year course is taken||16 years of age by 1 Sep of year course is taken|
|Proficiency Level||Qualified Level 4 by 30 Jun||Qualified Level 3 by 30 Jun|
|Minimum Grade Completed||Grade 10 or equivalent (Secondary 4/Senior 2)||Grade 9 or equivalent (Secondary 3/Senior)|
|Medical||Valid TC Cat 3 MC, with/without restrictions||Valid TC Cat 3 MC, with/without restrictions|
|Height & Weight Restrictions||Maximum weight 111.13 kg (245 lbs)||Minimum height 152.4 cm (5’0″)
Maximum height 190.5 cm (6’3″)
|Minimum weight 40.82 kg (90 lbs)
Maximum weight 90.72 kg (200 lbs)
|*Previous Pilot Licence/Permit||Must not hold any TC pilot licence or permit other than a glider pilot licence||Must not hold any TC pilot licence or permit|
|Participation||One-Time participation||One-Time participation|
*NOTE: Transport Canada Pilot Certificate for Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft (i.e. drones) does not apply.
Login information will be sent from (MFC) Training Pelesys system directly to the cadet. Therefore, squadron staff and cadets must ensure the cadet’s email address recorded in Fortress is correct since that email address will be used to send the log in information. If a cadet has registered but has not received the log in email by 15 Oct 21, or has been registered to the wrong course, the cadet should contact their Chain of Command at the squadron immediately for corrective measures.
Questions to Capt Garrioch – firstname.lastname@example.org