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The River Institute offers a Drone Flight School – RPAS Small Advanced Education Course. This course enables aspiring drone pilots to gain the knowledge required to successfully undertake the Transport Canada licensing process for either Basic Operations or Advanced Operations. Our certified pilots also offer flight reviews for the Pilot Certificate – Advanced Operations. 

 

For more information
please contact:

info[at]riverinstitute.ca

RPAS Small Advanced
Education Course

Our RPAS Small Advanced Education Course is recognized by Transport Canada: Find a drone flight school (canada.ca)

The River Institute’s RPAS Small Advanced Education Course is intended to provide Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) pilots with the foundation of knowledge needed to become proficient and competent RPAS operators and pass the Transport Canada certification process for either Basic Operations or Advanced Operations.

  • Meets Transport Canada knowledge requirements 
  • Basic or Advanced operations exam preparation
  • Self-guided online courses are available

The course is based on the Transport Canada Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems 250g up to and including 25 kg, operating within Visual Line-of-Sight (VLOS) (TP 15263).  Although this program does not guarantee that participants will successfully pass the Transport Canada licensing process for either Basic Operations or Advanced Operations, it will provide participants with a sufficient knowledge base to be successful in their attempts.

Advanced Operations
Flight Review

You will need to pass an in-person flight review to receive your Pilot Certificate – Advanced Operations. You can book a flight review by contacting info[at]riverinstitute.ca.

Our certified pilots also offer in-person flight review training. Training is specific to how you’ll use your drone.

Topics may include:

  • Airspace classification and structure
  • Weather and notice to airmen (NOTAM) reporting services
  • Aeronautical charts and the Canada Flight Supplement
  • Relevant sections of the Canadian Aviation Regulations

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