This sample examination has been developed by Transport Canada to assist candidates in preparing for the Recreational Pilot Permit or Private Pilot Licence written examinations.

The questions contained in the sample paper are selected to indicate the form and type of questions that may be encountered.

The Recreational Pilot Permit examination consisting of 80 questions and the Private Pilot Licence examination consisting of 100 questions are set out in much the same proportion and order as in this sample paper.

Candidates are referred to the Study and Reference Guide titled Recreational Pilot Permit
– Aeroplane
(TP 12467E) or, Private Pilot Licence, including Helicopter to Aeroplane Pilot Licence
– Aeroplane
(TP 12880E) which specifies the subject areas from which questions may be set.