Coastal Pacific Aviation

Multi-Engine Class Rating Program

Unlock the power of multi-engine aircraft with CPA’s Multi-Engine Class Rating.


What will you achieve from this Program?

When you successfully complete this program, you’ll attain a prestigious Multi-engine Class Rating issued by Transport Canada, which can be affixed to either your Private Pilot Licence or your Commercial Pilot Licence. Additionally, Coastal Pacific Aviation will present you with a Certificate of Qualification—Multi-engine Class Rating, marking your achievement and recognizing your advanced skills in multi-engine aircraft operation.

Privileges of a Multi-engine Class Rating:

Holders of a Multi-engine Class Rating enjoy the authority to act as Pilot-in-command of multi-engine aircraft, demonstrating their proficiency and expertise in handling such aircraft.

Path to Airline Transport Pilot License:

When a Multi-engine Class Rating is combined with a Commercial Pilot Licence and a Group 1 (Multi-engine) Instrument Rating, the licensing requirements stipulated by Transport Canada for attaining an Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) are fulfilled in accordance with CAR 421.34(4). This achievement opens up exciting opportunities for those aspiring to pursue a career as an airline pilot.

Having these qualifications not only enhances your skills but also positions you on a well-defined path toward becoming an Airline Transport Pilot, a significant milestone in your aviation journey.


Overview of Pilot Training

For Multi-engine Rating students, successful completion of the program entails passing a flight test conducted in an aircraft with a Pilot Examiner. There is no written examination requirement for this rating.

Requirements for Entrance (Prerequisites) and Completion

To enroll in and successfully complete the Multi-engine Rating program, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Valid Pilot Licence: Students must possess a valid Commercial or Private Pilot Licence, demonstrating their proficiency in single-engine aircraft operations. Additionally, a Medical Certificate is required before attempting the Multi-engine Flight Test.

  2. Education Qualification: As per the requirements outlined in the StudentAid BC Policy Manual, prospective students must meet one of the following criteria for program entrance:

    • Completion of Grade 12 (or its equivalent).

    • Qualification as a mature student, which entails being at least 19 years old and not having attended school full-time for a continuous period of 52 weeks.

These prerequisites ensure that students have the necessary foundation in aviation and education to excel in the Multi-engine Rating program at Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.

Transport Canada's Minimum Requirements for Completion

Skill Requirements:

To obtain a Multi-engine Class Rating, applicants must demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a flight test as Pilot-in-command of a multi-engine class aircraft. This flight test should adhere to the guidelines outlined in the Multi-engine Class Rating Flight Test Guide, ensuring that candidates meet the necessary standards and proficiency in multi-engine aircraft operation.

Estimated Cost

Please be aware that the following prices represent the minimum estimated costs for students based on Transport Canada’s minimum requirements. It’s important to note that individual costs may vary depending on various factors. Additionally, these prices are subject to change without prior notice, allowing us to promptly respond to significant fluctuations in aviation fuel costs.

We understand that budgeting for flight training can be challenging, and we are committed to providing you with the best possible guidance and support throughout your training journey.

Essential Considerations for the Estimated Costs of Pilot Training

Indeed, predicting training costs for pilot training can be challenging due to variations in training frequency and the diverse skill levels of students in both flight training and ground preparation. The most significant cost variable is related to students’ flying skill levels, as they must meet the stringent flying standards set by Transport Canada for the Multi-engine Class Rating, as detailed in the Multi-engine Class Rating Flight Test Guide.

Understanding and acknowledging these variations and skill-level differences are essential when planning for pilot training. Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd is committed to helping students navigate these challenges and achieve the required standards, ensuring that each student receives the necessary support and guidance to excel in their aviation journey.

Essential Considerations for International Students

Admissions Process and Administrative Fee:

As part of our admissions process for international students, a non-refundable administrative fee of $390, payable to Coastal Pacific Aviation, is required. This fee is essential to cover administrative and courier-related expenses, including the preparation and issuance of your Letter of Acceptance. The Letter of Acceptance is a critical document that you will need when applying for a Study Permit and Visa to study in Canada.

Additional Information for International Students:

For a comprehensive guide on additional information relevant to international students, including visa processes, immigration requirements, and more, please visit the International Students’ Page on our website. This page provides essential details to help you navigate the international student experience at Coastal Pacific Aviation Ltd.

PTIB Approval Status:

Please note that this specific program does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. Consequently, PTIB did not review this program.

We are committed to providing international students with the necessary support and information to ensure a smooth and successful transition into our aviation programs. If you have any questions or need further assistance regarding the admissions process or any other inquiries related to international student enrollment, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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