Here are some top questions we receive at MFC:
What qualities should I be looking for in a good flight school?
- The school meets your philosophy, goals and objectives.
- Housing, financial aid and additional training
(i.e. aerobatics and multi-engine training) are available to
broaden your experience.
- The school is backed by a solid history.
- The operators have all of the necessary credentials.
- The school has a strong graduation record.
- Classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
- Type and number of aircraft meet your training needs.
- Strong airport infrastructure (control tower, flight service
What is the first step to begin flying?
You will need an aviation medical certificate from one of Transport Canada's
approved medical examiners.
You also need to decide which program best fits your needs and
send in your application,
supporting documents and application fee.
To locate the nearest medical examiner in your area:
Can I fit flight training into my busy schedule?
Yes. MFC offers Transport Canada's approved integrated programs.
Students can train on a full-time basis. MFC also offers modular or
These programs are self-paced.
If I can't fit ground school into my schedule,
do I have other options?
Yes. MFC's modular training programs, which are self-study programs,
offers one-on-one ground school training with our instructors.
Our Commercial Pilot License (CPL) program also has a self-study option.
How long does it take to finish
the Private Pilot's License program at MFC?
This Takes as little as 12 weeks,
depending on the time a student has to devote to the training requirements.
How long does it take to finish
the Commercial Pilot's License (CPL) program at MFC?
MFC's modular CPL course can be completed in nine months.
Our integrated CPL can be completed in as little as one year.
After completing the Integrated ATP program,
When is the next start date for ground school?
Please for start dates.
Is there a course outline or syllabus I can refer to?
We send out program information packages on our courses by
either email or mail.
The packages include our course outlines,
admission requirements and costs.
How many instructors will I have?
Am I limited to just one instructor?
You will be assigned a primary flight instructor with
whom you will do most of your training. On occasion,
you will receive training from supervising instructors.
What are the prerequisites to begin flying?
For private (PPL) training, you will need a minimum CAT 3 medical.
For commercial (CPL) training, you will need a CAT 1 medical.
For integrated training,
you must provide proof of high school graduation.
How am I charged for flying hours?
The commercial (CPL) programs are broken down into 11 phases.
It is strongly reccommended that you pay for each phase prior to starting it.
How many aircraft are in your fleet?
MFC currently has a total of 40 aircraft including Cessna 172's,
Diamond DA20-C1 Eclipse's, DA40-180, Piper
Seminole's and King Air C90's.
Can I receive financial assistance for flight training?
MFC is a recognized institution with
This option is available
to domestic students.
There is also post-training assistance available from
the province for pilots who
stay and work in New Brunswick.
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Is there a diploma or a joint-degree with a University that
I can acquire along with the training?
We offer a 2-year diploma program
as well as a 4-year Bachelor of Science
in Aviation degree in partnership
with Mount Allison University in Sackville, NB.
What prerequisites do I need in order to join
the Diploma or ICPC Program?
Entry to The ICPC program requires proof of high school graduation.
High school math and physics (112,122) are also strongly reccommended.
After completing the ICPL program,
will I be able to get a job flying a large plane?
Before flying large planes, you will need experience flying smaller aircraft.
Once you accumulate the necessary flying hours and experience (1 500 -3 000 hours),
you are eligible for airline jobs.
Where are you located?
MFC is located in New Brunswick,
Canada. MFC has a campuses in Dieppe,
at the Greater Moncton International Airport,
and in Fredericton, at the Fredericton International Airport.
Where do your students come from?
MFC has trained 18 000 pilots from 65 countries around the world.
We train domestic students and we have contracts with Chinese airlines.
Our students also come from Europe,
the Middle East, India, and the Caribbean.
Where can I get a Medical Certificate?
You can obtain a Medical Certificate
from an approved Transport Canada medical examiner.
Please follow this link for a list of examiners in your area:
Are there advantages to flying in Canada?
Canada has one of the most respected flight training standards in the world.
Do you offer helicopter training?
No, MFC only offers fixed wing training.