Requirements for Recreational Pilot Permit
Minimum age to obtain a Student Pilot Permit is 14. This allows a student to fly the airplane by themselves without an instructor.
Minimum age for a Recreational Pilot License is 16.
Medical fitness category 1, 3 or 4.
Minimum hours required 25, minimum dual hours 15, and minimum solo 5.
The Tillsonburg Flying School offers a ground school for the Recreational Pilot Permit that runs for 17 weeks on a weekday evening.
With a Recreational Pilot Permit the pilot is restricted to carrying one passenger, cannot get any additional ratings, and cannot leave the country.