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Flight Ops / General Aviation Discovery

General Aviation Discovery
(Engineers, designers, lawyers, accountants)
Discover what private pilots learn


(2 evenings / week from 5pm - 8pm for 8 weeks)

Cost : 890 $

Description and Objectives :

For decades, CQFA has offered introduction and familiarization courses tailored to aviation professionals such as aerospace engineers, flight simulation experts, training device designers, administrators, lawyers, economists, accountants andd others involved with air carriers, regulators, manufacturers, technical support organizations and insurers. To date, thousands have been successfully trained, sometimes discovering a whole operational world of which they were only vaguely aware. The benefits are immediate: the new knowledge and vocabulary directly applicable to their daily work, improved efficiency and productivity as well as enhanced comprehension risk and safety management.

CQFA's General Aviation Basics covers the fundamental of single-engine airplane flying, the Canadian Air Regulations, aviation meteorology, the fundamental of the theory of flight, the basic flight instruments usually found in light aircraft. Also covered are radio communications and visual navigation. The program may include a visit at a control center and a simulated flight in our airline jet simulator.

Educational Approach:

All programs are adapted to your specific needs. Several approaches are offered to cover the 48 hours, from 16 3-hr evenings to regular daytime classroom. All programs are available at our Dorval training center although courses may be given in your organization during or outside work hours.  Complete handouts are supplied to all participants, and a CQFA Certificate of Achievement.

Majors topics:

Check the schedule at the top of this page and make sure you register in a correct group. You may want to arrive a few minutes early. The course will be postponed to another date if number of participants is insufficient.

Cancellation Period

Participant cancellations or requests to reschedule for another offering will be accepted at no charge if a notification is received at least seven (7) calendar days prior to the course start date (by fax: (514) 300-3030 or e-mail: Registrants who do not attend or do not complete the course ("no-shows") or who cancel or reschedule after the cancellation date will be invoiced according to the figure below.