Advanced RPAS Course Description
This advanced-level RPAS ground school program responds to the regulatory changes made by Transport Canada, effective June 1 2019, and industry’s technology shift towards safe, effective, and efficient operations.


This course is designed to provide the student with all of the federally-required knowledge to become a Advanced RPAS Pilot recognized by Transport Canada, and to legally operate a RPAS in Advanced environments in Canada.


In order to be a legally-recognized Advanced RPAS pilot by Transport Canada, a passing mark on both the Advanced RPAS exam administered by Transport Canada, and an in-person Flight Review, is required to successfully obtain your Advanced RPAS Pilot Permit. Upon successful completion, this course gives the student the required knowledge to write the new, on-line Transport Canada exam. It also gives the student, upon successful completion, the required Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (ROC-A) credential recognized by Transport Canada and Industry, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada to legally operate a Aeronautical Radio in Canada.


Additional Information
Student Self-Study Requirements: 20 hours of self-study outside of the class, in addition to the 24 hours of classroom instruction, is advised to pass the Transport Canada Advanced RPAS exam and in-person Flight Review. Previous experience with RPAS flight is highly recommended.


Included in the cost of the course is a 280+ full color digital workbook. A paper copy of the workbook is available upon request for a fee. The course textbook is $80 and is available from the instructor on day 1 of the course. The textbook, Unmanned, is highly recommended and referenced often during the course, however it is not mandatory.


The cost of the in-person Flight Review is not included in the cost of the course.

​RPAS Pilot training for all RPAS pilots, both recreational and commercial pilots, operating RPAS up to 25 kg

Taught by experienced aircraft and Advanced RPAS pilots with over 4,000 hours of combined flight experience

The next Advanced RPAS course is 2019 June 08, 09 and 15 in Okotoks, Alberta

For all registrations and inquiries, please use the contact form above

Call Us: +1 (403) 512 8805

Which course should I sign up for? Use the table below to help decide: 

Advanced or Basic?

Basic RPAS Training

Delivering Advanced and Basic RPAS Training - with ROC-A Certification

Also offering Advanced RPAS Flight Reviews


Transport Canada Registered RPAS Education Provider


Transport Canada Certified - Advanced RPAS Flight Review Examiner

Advanced RPAS Training

In-Person Flight Reviews

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Advanced / Basic RPAS Pilot Training

Flight Reviews are scheduled in-advance and are completed near Okotoks, AB

For all registrations and inquiries, please use the contact form above

Basic RPAS Training Class

$299

​2019 July 20, 21

Advanced RPAS Flight Review

$149

​Scheduled in-advance

IN-FLIGHT Data - RPAS drone UAS UAV Training

Basic RPAS Course Description
This basic-level RPAS ground school program provides the base level knowledge required to operate a RPAS in Canadian airspace, and responds to the regulatory changes made by Transport Canada, effective June 1 2019, as well as Canadian industry’s technology shift towards safe, effective, and efficient operations.


This course is designed to provide the student with all of the federally-required knowledge to become a Basic RPAS Pilot recognized by Transport Canada, and to legally operate an RPAS in Basic operational environments in Canada.


In order to be a legally-recognized Basic RPAS pilot by Transport Canada, a passing mark on the Basic RPAS exam is required to successfully obtain your Basic RPAS Pilot Permit. Upon successful completion, this course also gives the student the Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (ROC-A) credential recognized by Transport Canada and Industry, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada to legally operate a Aeronautical Radio in Canada.


Additional Information
Student Self-Study Requirements: 10 hours of self-study outside of the class, in addition to the 16 hours of classroom instruction, is advised to pass the new, on-line Transport Canada Basic RPAS exam.


Included in the cost of the course is a 200+ full color digital workbook. A paper copy of the workbook is available upon request for a fee. The course textbook is $80 and is available from the instructor on day 1 of the course. The textbook, Unmanned, is highly recommended and referenced often during the course, however it is not mandatory.


The Basic RPAS Pilot Permit DOES NOT require an in-person Flight Review.

Classes run from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day


Training Includes hands-on practice with:

  • Proper Site Surveys, to get it right the 1st time
  • Flight Review Information and practical knowledge
  • Exam Practice, with three practice exams to boost your confidence to pass the new exam

We accept most payment types. Taxes and fees apply

Past Student Feedback


  • "Awesome course!!"


  • "Instructors are very knowledgeable"


  • "Excellent course"


  • "Very well designed for target audience"


  • "Great course! I would not have been able to pass the Transport Canada exam without the help of the instructors"
  • RPAS Overview
  • Civil/Commercial and Industrial Applications
  • Airspace and Law
  • Aeronautical Navigation
  • Aviation Meteorology
  • General Aeronautics Knowledge
  • Theory of Flight
  • Flight Instruments
  • Flight Operations
  • Human Factors
  • Aeronautical Radio Operations
  • Aeronautical Radio Communications
  • Ground Crewmember Radios

ADVANCED RPAS Training Course

Advanced RPAS Training Class

$499

​2019 June 08, 09, 15


The next Basic RPAS course is 2019 July 20, 21 in Okotoks, Alberta

For all registrations and inquiries, please use the contact form above

BASIC RPAS Training Course

Advanced RPAS Flight Review Description
This advanced-level RPAS Flight Review is designed for people who have successfully passed their Advanced RPAS exam but still require their Flight Review. The Flight Review adheres to the regulatory changes made by Transport Canada, effective June 1 2019, and industry’s technology shift towards safe, effective, and efficient operations.


This review is designed to validate the Advanced RPAS Pilot-candidate's knowledge of the regulations, and verify the pilot's ability to fly their RPAS in the advanced operational environment.


In order to be a legally-recognized Advanced RPAS pilot by Transport Canada, a passing mark on both the Advanced RPAS exam, and in-person Flight Review, is required to successfully obtain your Advanced RPAS Pilot Permit. Upon successful completion, this review gives the Advanced RPAS Pilot-candidate the required validation of flight skill to Transport Canada, in order to for the candidate to successfully receive their Advanced RPAS Pilot Permit rating


Additional Information
Student Self-Study Requirements: Successfully passed the Transport Canada Advanced RPAS exam, and a valid Transport Canada Certificate of Registration. Students are required to bring their own Safety-Assured drone to the flight review, and be prepared to answer specific questions about their aircraft and its specifications/limitations. Students will also be expected to perform a site survey that meets Transport Canada requirements, in addition to performing a flight with objectives that will be evaluated by the Flight Reviewer and submitted to Transport Canada.


The cost of the In-person Flight Review is not included in the cost of our Advanced RPAS course.

Each course delivers RPAS training / Drone training to meet the Transport Canada standard "Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Small RPAS Operating Within Visual Line of Sight, Less than 25 kg"


Both courses deliver required RPAS Pilot training in the following knowledge areas: