The skill requirements for the flight review – RPAS required for candidates wishing to apply for a pilot certificate – small remotely piloted aircraft (VLOS) endorsed for Advanced Operations -RPAS.
The goal of the flight review – RPAS is to ensure that the candidate has all the required skills to plan and execute an RPAS flight safely and efficiently.
The flight review – RPAS is conducted by Flight Reviewers as third party providers in accordance with the requirements set out in CARs Standard 921.02 and the TP document.
The flight review – RPAS consists of the planning, preparation, and completion of a RPAS flight.
Although aircraft performances and weight and balance are not tested as separate exercises, it is expected that the candidate will use all the applicable performance data as well as all the approved operating procedures required for a flight.
The flight review is an evaluation of the candidate’s knowledge and flight skills at the end of their training.
In order to be admitted to the flight review, the candidate shall have successfully....
Note: The failure of any one flight review item constitutes failure of the Flight Review - RPAS. The failure of one item will require a complete redo of the Flight Review (See TP 15395 E Appendix A 09/2018).
Note for students: The Flight Review WILL NOT emulate a training session. The candidate will have complete responsibility for the safety of themselves, the public, and their RPAS equipment. The Flight Reviewer will only intervene to give verbal advise if safety is a factor.
Candidates will be have special authorization by the Minister to act as Pilot in Command for the portion of the Flight Review.
VAP Training now offers ground school and drone flight training sessions for RPAS pilots. These programs are for those looking at preparation drills for the Flight Review as well as the Advanced RPAS written exam.
Those who take the Advanced RPAS online exam and Flight Review will need aviation/RPAS training.
Call VAP training to book a Flight Review or book a training session at 250 507 6421.
VAP Flight Reviewers understant candidates may be nervous, but we offer a calm, professional and friendly environment so you concentrate and perform your Flight Review with minimal pressures.
A failed flight review is not negative! The Flight Review will also mean the opportunity for you to gauge your current skill set level, and reflect on where you went wrong. Upon debreifing, the Flight Reviewer will note which areas you are strong in, as well as point out which specific areas where you will need more practice.