Miccar Aerial Ltd. Crop Spraying in Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Ag Pilot Training


Initial Agricultural Pilot Training Course

The course is offered in the spring (April - May) and again in the fall (September - October).  Our class size is kept at a maximum of 6 students to ensure we can meet our training timelines and goals and ensure all students have an equal opportunity for flying.  

Throughout the course the primary focus is upon developing safe and effective aerial application techniques spanning a wide range of subjects, including standardized ground and flight procedures, pesticide handling, risk management, initial and ongoing training programs, logistical and administrative support elements.  

Duration of the course is usually 3 to 4 weeks dependant on weather.  Students upon successful completion of the training will have approximately 40 hours of Ag Flying Experience which can be applied against any insurance requirements.  Students are issued a Certificate of completion for the training and referral letters can be provided as required.

The training is broken down into 3 phases;

Phase I – Aircraft Handling (approx 10 hours flight time)

Phase II – Basic Aerial Application Techniques (approx 15 hours flight time)

Phase III – Applied Aerial Application Techniques (approx 15 hours flight time)

Aircraft utilized for the Training are:

  • Piper Pawnee PA25-235 - Initial Ag Aircraft Trainer, utilized for all solo flight and aerial application training.

Cost for the Initial Agricultural Pilot Training:

  • $18,000.00 + GST

Click here to download a PDF copy of the Ag Pilot Training Course Syllabus.


For additional information on the training course please give us a call 1(306) 786-3345 or fill out the Contact Us form.