Applicants for the Ultra-light Aeroplane Pilot Permit shall demonstrate their knowledge by writing a Transport Canada multiple-choice examination on subjects contained in this guide. Applicants must be able to read the examination questions in either English or French without assistance.

This examination contains questions on the following main subject areas:

  • Air Law
  • Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Aeronautics General Knowledge
  • Emergency Procedures
Examination Questions Time Limit Pass Mark
Ultra-light Aeroplane Pilot Permit (ULTRA) 80 3 hours 60%

Applicants who obtain less than 60% on the overall examination will, for licensing purposes, be required to rewrite the complete paper.  The rewrite provisions detailed in the CARs Part IV apply.

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