Contact the Calgary Simulator Training Centre for course fees and more information: 


Initial Series 400


This course is designed to provide a comprehensive initial Viking Twin Otter Series 400 training program.


10 Days* (11 days if optional Checkride / PPC is required)


This course is designed for licensed pilots who are certified or equally proficient to the ICAO/Transport Canada level of:

• Aviation English (level 4)
• Commercial Pilot License (CPL)
• Multi Engine Instrument Rating (MIFR)


Note: A proficiency evaluation may be required prior to the commencement of this course to guarantee the timeline proposed herein.


Ground School (GS)

Web-Based Training: 40 hours (pre-study)

Classroom: 12 hours - 2 days (including exams)

Flat Panel Trainer (FPT)
Duration: 12 hours – 3 Days
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Flat Panel Trainer

Full Flight Simulator Training (FFS)
Duration: 20 hours (10 hours PF, 10 hours PM) – 5 Days*
*Add 1 day +2 hours per pilot if optional Final Assessment / PPC is required
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level D Simulator

Full Flight Simulator Evaluation (FFS)

Optional, on request of operator, subject to regulatory requirements and examiner approval.

Duration: 2 hours per pilot – 1 Day
Training Device: Twin Otter Series 400 Level D Simulator