General – Admission to a Flight Test

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In order to be admitted to a powered para-glider flight test, or a complete re-test, and meet the requirements of CAR 421.14, the candidate will present:

  1. photo identification;

  2. either a valid:

    1. Pilot Permit—Ultra-light Aeroplane,

    2. Pilot Permit—Recreational—Aeroplane,

    3. Pilot Licence, or

    4. Student Pilot Permit—Ultra-light Aeroplane;

  3. proof of meeting the medical standards for the passenger-carrying rating or flight instructor rating;

  4. a letter of competency from a qualified flight instructor certifying that:

    1. the instructor has personally completed a pre-flight-test evaluation with the candidate of all the training exercises required for the flight test—ultra-light aeroplane or —powered para-glider, as applicable,

    2. the candidate is considered to have reached a sufficient level of competency to successfully complete the powered para-glider flight test, and

    3. the instructor recommends the candidate for the flight test; and

Following the flight test, the examiner will submit the required fee, the letter of recommendation and a completed form 26-0667 Ultra-light Aeroplane Flight Test Report / Application for Passenger Carrying Rating which indicates that an applicant for a passenger-carrying rating—ultra-light aeroplane has met all of the experience requirements required for and applicable to the passenger-carrying rating.

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