Flight training in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
Get your pilots license

So why not consider an aviation career.

Offering Choices in Career Path

Direct Entry – pay as you go at your own pace from Pilot to Commercial license
College Aviation Management Diploma – A two-year program with the goal of gaining a commercial licence.

Employment Opportunities

Many northern Aviation Companies, like our parent company, Northwestern Air Lease Ltd., are very interested in graduates from our aviation program. We will assist with the referral process.

Are You Ready To Start Your Aviation Career

Go to our information page below, and contact us for more information on your new career.

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Welcome to the Terry Harrold School of Aviation Fort Smith NT.

If you interested in a career as a Professional Pilot, or just want your Private Pilots licence but don’t know where to begin? You have come to the right place. Situated in Fort Smith in the Northwest Territories, this Aviation school is a subsidiary of a 50+ year old aviation company, providing scheduled and chartered flight services throughout the western provinces and northern territories. In the next 15 years the aviation community is expecting a world shortage of pilots, in excess of 640,000 individuals. So why not consider an aviation career.

Help and Information

Our Chief Instructor and his team are well-organized and well-trained to offer you an extensive and thorough flight training program. If you wish more information, please refer to the ‘We would love to hear from you’ form below.

Private Licence (PPL)

Becoming a private pilot requires only to obtain your Private Pilot Licence (PPL). The duration of training for your PPL is dependent upon how you plan it and can be completed in as little as 6 weeks if taken full time.

Commercial Licence (CPL)

The Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) allows the pilot to fly airplanes for hire and reward and opens the avenue to what can be an exciting and lucrative aviation career. Depending on what type of aviation job you are seeking, you may require additional ratings to be a successful applicant.

SaLT College Aviation Management Diploma

Get your commercial pilot license, while gaining practical business skills for a career in aviation and beyond.

How to Apply

To begin the process, we need a little bit of information about you and your interests regarding gaining a flying licence.

On the ground training

Ground school will take three forms, a dedicated ground school for direct entry pilots, and incorporated ground school within the college program, and finally a pre and post flight instruction on the ground.

Flight School and Northwestern Air Lease History

An overview of the importance of Aviation in northern Canada, our previous history of offering flight school training and the rich history of Northwestern Air Lease Ltd,

Job Opportunities

Students who graduate from our programs with a commercial licence will be in demand by most of the Air Carriers in the Territories and throughout Canada. Many air carriers have already expressed an interest.

We'd Love To Hear From You!

Interested in Becoming a Pilot? Learning to Fly? Starting your Aviation Career? The first step in reaching your dreams starts here, we look forward to helping you reach your goals.
Use the contact form below or give us a call (867) 872-2216 Ext 304.
What are you waiting for?