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Alec Myers

I’m an experienced flight instructor in Toronto.

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Category: Licencing


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Can I come to Canada, convert my CPL and work as a pilot?

TWO OR THREE times a week I receive an email from the holder of a foreign country’s pilot licence – usually a commercial pilot licence – who is a citizen of a country other than Canada. Countries from which these enquirers have hailed include Mexico, the Philipines, South Africa, Pakistan, India and Australia. The email… Read more »


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What does it mean to “learn to fly”?

When people ask me, socially, what I do, I tell them I teach people to fly. Most of the time I get two replies, one after the other. First, “wow, that’s so cool. (People are very kind, aren’t they?) And then, very often, “I’ve always wanted to learn to fly … how much does it cost?