Description de la formation

The observer training is an 8 hours training given in a single day, in class or by videoconference.

During this course, students will learn the following concepts :

  • Meteorology;
  • Canadian aviation regulation (CAR)
  • Human factors

The content of the training is based on Transport Canada requirement from the SI 623-001. .


At the end of the trainig you will receive the following certification :

  • Oberver Certificate from the CED and Spectral Aviation;

The certificate from the CED and Spectral Aviation is considered a valid proof during the request for a specialized flight operation certificate (SFOC) with Transpport Canada.

**Training and evaluation for the Radio Operator Certificate may be given during this course as per participant request. Contact us for more details.

Training Cost

Please Contact-us to obtain the price.

Training Calender


Frequently asked questions

Is an observer mandatory to commercially operate?

According to Transport Canada, an observer is required in order to have a constant surveillance of the airspace to avoid an collision with other aircraft, building, etc. Since no electronic device is currently approved to do this function, an observer is required for most operations.

What are the advantages to have the training with Spectral Aviation?

Spectral Aviation is a team with more then 30 years of experience in the commercial aviation field.

You do not pay for a practical training that your manufacturer or distributor should give you.

A strong theoretical knowledge allow to receive a better practical training.

We give intensive training.

The training is given in collaboration with the Centre d’excellence des drones d’Alma, an internationnal reference in the UAV field.

When are the next training session and where can I register?
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In addition to the planned sessions, Spectral Aviation is available to do on site training if required. For more detail please  Contact Us.