Our Story

Based out of Gatineau, Quebec, the International Pilot Academy is one of Canada’s leading flight training schools. A one-stop shop for student and rental pilot needs, we opened our doors in 2011. Since then, we’ve provided exceptional professional instruction and pilot education programs for students at home and abroad We also offer our services for aviation consulting, and rental services for individual and flight training use.

Online Refresher Course

As part of IPA’s Online Learning Initiative, we will be running refresher courses for all the topics covered in Transport Canada’s PPL and CPL exams.
This is designed to help you refresh your knowledge and tackle the TC exams with confidence!

Dates: Courses start Monday, March 4th, 2024
Time: 1300 to 1500 hours
Location: Online with Zoom

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Earn Your Wings

Learning to fly has never been this easy or this fun. If you’ve got a passion for flight, you’ve come to the right place. No matter your skill level, there’s a program for you:

Why You
Should Learn with the Experts

The International Pilot Academy offers leading expertise and instruction from some of Canada’s leading instructors and aviation professionals. We offer our students:

  • Education from leading Transport Canada-certified instructors;
  • Easy registration and access for International Students;
  • Professional, friendly education with plenty of one-on-one training opportunities; and
  • Much, much more!


Since opening our doors in 2011, we’ve worked to provide exceptional instruction to our clients and students. We’re a proud to offer instruction to students from Canada and around the globe.

  • International Pilots

    International Pilots

    Our staff come from all walks of life, and are proud to teach local and international students.

  • Experience You Can Count On

    Experience You Can Count On

    IPA’s instructors and staff are second-to-none in the world of aviation.

  • Student Financing

    Student Financing

    Contact us to discuss student financing options to earn your wings!


Interested in earning your wings at the International Pilot Academy? Learn what our students and satisfied clients have to say about working and learning with our team of experts: