Great Lakes Maskwa Aviation


Sault Ste. Marie, Ontaio

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GLMA offers training for both private and commercial helicopter licences.



Commercial Licence


Begin your exciting new career as a helicopter pilot! The commercial licence allows a pilot to fly for a company and get paid for their services. No matter how much experience our students have when they begin, the instructors at GLMA are professionals at getting you prepared for the exciting road ahead.

Here are the details and Transport Canada requirements:

  • Minimum 100 hours of in helicopter training
  • Minimum 80 hours of ground school instruction
  • Candidates must hold a CAT 1 medical
  • Candidates must pass a written test as well as a flight test
  • Must be at least age 18 by the time of completion to obtain the licence

Private Licence


Experience the ultimate in freedom! Get your licence to fly one of the most versitile vehicles in existance. With a private licence, flying is limited to personal use. It is perfect for those wanting to fly with their friends and family or take themselves to some of the best fishing spots in Canada only accessable by helicopter.

Here are the details and Transport Canada requirements:

  • Minimum 45 hours of in helicopter training
  • Minimum 40 hours of ground school instruction
  • Candidates must hold a CAT 3 medical
  • Candidates must pass a written test as well as a flight test
  • Must be at least age 17 by the time of completion to obtain the licence

Contact us to find out how we can make your dream a reality!