Who we are
Ellipse Aviation, formerly Barrie Flying Club, has been established to provide an easy, affordable, and welcoming experience for aspiring pilots and flight enthusiasts. With our selection of flight activities and services, our mission is to make flying approachable, safe, and fun for all. If you have ever dreamed about flying, we can help you make it a reality.
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What we Offer
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INTRODUCTORY FLIGHTS
Learn the basics of flying by putting yourself in the captain’s seat. After a pre-flight briefing and aircraft familiarization, fly our Advanced Ultra-Light aircraft with an instructor at your side - no experience required.
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SCENIC INTRODUCTORY FLIGHTS
Enjoy the beautiful scenery and landscapes of Georgian Bay, Blue Mountain, The Muskokas, Toronto and more, during your introductory flight, where you get the chance to control the aircraft on your own.
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3
FLIGHT TRAINING
Further your flight training with dual instruction flight hours. Learn various flying maneuvers, techniques, and safety procedures, and all the training required to obtain your Ultra-Light Pilot Permit.
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Other Services
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AIRCRAFT CHECK RIDES
We offer check rides on our aircraft - The Evektor SportStar and our Ellipse Spirit. Following the purchase of a private aircraft, our school is able to provide lessons and check-rides for you in your airplane. Our experienced instructors can help ease you into the safe operation of your aircraft.
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RADIO LICENCE
In order to fly an aircraft and operate a two-way radio communication device, Industry Canada requires that pilots hold a Restricted Operator Certificate with aeronautical qualification (ROC-A). Ellipse Aviation offers instruction and a formal written test for this certificate at our airport - Edenvale Aerodrome.
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ONLINE GROUND SCHOOL
We partner and provide access to online ground school training resources at preferential rates via: www.pilottraining.ca
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RECENCY CERTIFICATION
Ellipse Aviation offers flight reviews with an instructor in an airplane of your choice. We also offer recency certifications for privately owned aircraft. This flight review satisfies the 2-year and/or 5-year Transport Canada flight requirement to stay current with your license.
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AIRCRAFT AND ROTAX ENGINE SERVICE
Ellipse Aviation provides maintenance and servicing for Advanced Ultra-Light Aircraft with Rotax engines. Our Rotax Certified mechanic can do 50h or 100h servicing, annual checks, and other plane related maintenance and services.
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OTHER
-Flight testing for your new aircraft
-Advanced flight training
-Ferry flights - pick up and deliver
-Float endorsement
-Tail wheel check out in your aircraft
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Our Aircraft
At Ellipse Aviation, we fly Advanced Ultra-Light Aircraft, allowing for more efficient and affordable operation when compared to general aviation planes. Advanced Ultra-Lights accommodate fewer medical restrictions and are a great first step for future aircraft owners. Low-cost ownership and operation make these aircraft suitable for any pilot.
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Welcome to Ellipse Aviation, formerly Barrie Flying Club.
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We are pleased to announce that as of December 2020, Barrie Flying Club has changed it’s company name to Ellipse Aviation. As we rebrand, please note that our company name change will have no effect on our services. We are excited to continue to provide our clients with our various flight services. Come experience the thrill of flight!
Welcome to Ellipse Aviation, formerly Barrie Flying Club.
We are pleased to announce that as of December 2020, Barrie Flying Club has changed it’s company name to Ellipse Aviation. As we rebrand, please note that our company name change will have no effect on our services. We are excited to continue to provide our clients with our various flight services. Come experience the thrill of flight!