Seaplane / Float Rating


Explore Canada's amazing lakes, rivers, channels, and other bodies of water with a seaplane rating (or float rating) from Air Andrew. The seaplane rating is for pilots who already hold a licence, whether it's a Recreational Pilot Permit, Private Pilot Licence, Commercial Pilot Licence, or Airline Transport Pilot Licence. Pilots seeking a float rating may be interested for recreational purposes, although there are many commercial applications this rating is used for. Enrol today and let our instructors take you from land to water for an entirely new flying experience!

  • Prerequisites

    • Must hold a Valid licence or Permit - Recreational Pilot Permit (RPP), Private Pilot Licence (PPL), Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) – Aeroplane.
    • Must hold a Valid Medical.
  • Rating Requirements

    • Candidates shall complete a minimum of 7 hours total flight time, consisting of a minimum of 5 hours dual and a minimum of 5 takeoffs and landing as sole occupant of the aeroplane.
    • To complete you must demonstrate a level of skill specified in the Instructor Guide – Seaplane Rating (TP12668).
  • Course Estimate

  • Note: Flight training is based on Transport Canada minimums more training may be required.
    Note: All pricing subject to change without notice.
  • 6 Hours Dual Training - Cessna R172K on Edo 2440’s @ $399/hr
    1 Hours Solo Training - Cessna R172K on Edo 2440’s @ $320/hr
    2 Hours Preparatory Ground Instruction/Flight Briefings @ $79/hr
  • Seaplane Rating Total

Additional Info

The following exercises shall be included in the seaplane training: Taxing, Sailing, Docking, Takeoffs, and Landings and as conditions exist, operations on glassy water, rough water and in crosswind conditions.

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