All subjects in this guide are considered to be important to applicants for the Gyroplane Pilot Permit and may appear on the exam. Subject areas identified by an asterisk (*) are essential knowledge areas that will be emphasized on the written examination. A list of knowledge subjects may be found in the Canadian Aviation Regulation {401.20 (3) / 421.20(3)} Gyroplane Requirements.


Applicants for the Gyroplane 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.

Examination Questions Time Limit Pass Mark
Gyroplane Pilot Permit (GYROP) 50 2 hours 60%


Feedback statement on the results letter will inform the candidate where questions were answered incorrectly.

Example of Feedback Statement

Identify the atmospheric conditions favorable to thunderstorm formation.

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