Learn to Fly

Penticton Airport is home to two flight training schools that offer training programs for both fixed wing and helicopter students.

Topflight Elite Training

Topflight Elite Training & Charters has distinguished itself internationally as the world’s premier mountain helicopter training school. They provide mountain training and other advanced flight training with a goal of increasing flight safety in challenging environments.

Topflight continues to provide mountain training to the Royal Canadian Air Force and other individuals and organizations from around the world, including members of the RCMP, the United States Navy Special Forces and the Royal Danish Air Force.
Ph: 250-492-0637


BP Aviation

If fixed wing flying is more your style, you can study and train with BP Aviation. The flight school offers a range of training opportunities, including:

  • Private Pilot Licence
  • Recreational Pilot Permit
  • Commercial Licence
  • VFR Over The Top Rating
  • Night Rating
  • Various Ground School Courses

Ph: 1-778-476-5528
Email: fly@bpaviation.ca