Professional Pilot Training | Flying Club
K-W Flying Club
Originally known as the Kitchener Waterloo Flying Club, WWFC has grown from a small grass strip into a first class aviation facility. The flight centre is registered with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, as a Private Career College.
WWFC is located at the Waterloo Regional Airport (CYKF). The airport has paved runways 4,100 and 7,000 feet in length, and multiple instrument approaches. The airport also has a Control Tower making this an ideal location for professional pilot training.
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WWFC is one of the Top Flight Schools in Canada. The training centre has hundreds of members and a large group of qualified and helpful instructors. The Flight School is modern and fully equipped for professional and private pilot training. The classrooms utilize the latest state of the art presentation equipment for ideal training. The facility also includes both individual study rooms and pre/post flight briefing rooms for private feedback and instruction from your flight instructor.
WWFC’s new building offers students three classrooms, instructional aids, briefing and study areas, on-site computers with Internet access to obtain aviation weather, and a pilot supply shop stocked with aviation books, aviation gear, charts, maps and aviation clothing.
The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre operates a modern and well maintained fleet of 25 aircraft including 18 Cessnas and two twin engine Piper Seminoles and also a certified Flight Simulator.
The WWFC aircraft fleet is ideal for your private pilot and professional pilot needs. From the 2 place Cessna 152 up to the Piper Seminole multi-engine Twin, you will have the opportunity to fly the best airplane suited to your flight training needs.
In addition, WWFC operates a certified Elite Flight Simulator. This is great for IFR training without the cost of aircraft time. Students can log their hours, and benefit from advanced training in the flight simulator. The hourly cost is much less than it would cost the student to log the same hours in the air.
- 2 Piper Seminoles
- 8 Cessna 172s (N and S model)
- 7 Cessna 152s
- 3 Cessna 172RGs
- 3 Diamond Katana DA-20s
- 1 Certified Elite Simulator
The Flight Centre and airport facilities provide:
- Rental Car Services
- Hotel Reservations
- Complete Maintenance Facilities
- Full Service Restaurant (Runways Cafe)
- New Modern Building and Training Facility
- Nav Canada Tower Operation
- Multiple IFR approaches including RNAV
- VOR on the field
- Runway Lighting
- Convenient access from a large Parking area
- Direct Access from the Ramp
- Maintenance Hanger
- Pilot Flight Planning area
- Passenger Waiting area
The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre facility is designed for your advanced flight training needs.
Students may choose between a 2 year Diploma program, or a 4 year Degree program. Students may also choose a 16 month Fast Track Program.
For students who already have a post-secondary diploma or degree, the 18 month professional pilot Fast Track Program is a great way to earn your Commercial Pilot license complete with Multi-Engine and Instrument Ratings (MIFR).
Conestoga College and WWFC
The Science and Aviation program is a collaboration between Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre and nearby Conestoga College. Students in this 2 year Diploma program will take classes at Conestoga College as well as at the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre. Graduates of the program will acquire a Commercial Pilot’s Licence as well as a diploma in General Arts and Science (Aviation).
The Science and Aviation Program is designed to provide a strong science and technology base for exciting careers in a very diverse range of aviation and aerospace industries. Students will receive advanced flight training leading to a Commercial Pilot Licence complete with Multi-IFR ratings. Learn without Limits with Conestoga College and WWFC.
University of Waterloo and WWFC
Consider the advanced 4 Year U of W accredited degree program in Geography or Science. In the U of Waterloo classes, students will learn how to interpret weather patterns, identify land formations, read multi-layer maps, and use a range of technical programs as a geographer. The students may focus in either Earth Sciences or Physics, or choose the more broadly based non-specialized program.
Graduating students will earn their Commercial Pilot’s Licence with Multi-Engine and IFR Ratings (MIFR). In addition, graduates will receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies (BES) or a Bachelor of Science (BSC) Degree from the University of Waterloo.
Transport Canada Approved
The WWFC Commercial Pilot Training Program is Transport Canada Approved. Graduates of the Conestoga or U of W Aviation Programs will gain approximately 215 hours of flight time, in addition to their College Diploma or University Degree, and their Commercial Pilot’s Licence with additional ratings.
In addition to the various Aviation Career Programs, WWFC offers Flight Training for Personal (Private) Pilots and International Students.
Personal Pilot Training:
- Recreational Pilot Training
- Private Pilot Licence
- Night Rating
- Instrument Rating
- Multi-Engine Rating
- VFR “Over the Top”
WWFC offers training and aircraft rentals to qualified individuals enjoying aviation as a hobby. The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre has a team of qualified and dedicated Flight Instructors with a vast amount of aviation experience. The experienced flight staff include instructors with experience as airline pilots, corporate pilots and air-taxi pilots with thousands of hours of experience in all levels of flight instruction.
Introductory Flying Lesson
Interested in Aviation? Have you always dreamed of Earning Your Wings?
Take a Discovery Flight at WWFC and experience your first Flight as a student pilot. Your Introductory Flight Lesson will start you on your path to becoming a pilot. If you want to learn to fly for recreation or you want to to pursue a career in aviation, your discovery flight will start you on one of the most exciting and enjoyable experiences of your life!
Sign up for a half-hour Introductory Flight Lesson with a qualified Flight Instructor and learn what flying is all about. You actually fly the plane!
- Spend half an hour at the controls of a single-engine, 2-seat Cessna 152 for only $100 +HST
- For only $120 +HST, fly the slightly larger, 4-seat Cessna 172
For all your Aviation needs and advanced Flight Training Programs, visit the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre.
WWFC – Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre
Region of Waterloo International Airport
Unit 3-4881 Fountain Street North
Breslau, Ontario, Canada
Telephone: (519) 648-2213
Toll-Free: (877) 359-9932 [877 FLY WWFC]
Fax: (519) 648-3102
CFI: Matt Scheben
Fly into your Future!