(1) An applicant for a commercial pilot licence with the powered-lift aircraft category rating must have at least 200 hours of aeronautical experience that includes:
(a) at least 190 hours of flight time as a pilot; and
(b) at least 50 hours of flight time as pilot in command of a powered-lift aircraft; and
(c) at least 10 hours of cross-country flight time as pilot in command of a powered-lift aircraft; and
(d) at least 10 hours of instrument time; and
(e) at least 5 hours of instrument flight time in a powered-lift aircraft.
(2) Any of the required aeronautical experience that is not completed as flight time as a pilot must be completed as:
(a) simulated flight time in an approved flight simulation training device for the purpose; or
(b) tethered flight time.
(3) However, no more than 5 hours of the required aeronautical experience may be completed as tethered flight time.
(4) The cross-country flight time required by paragraph (1)(c) must include a flight of at least 300 nautical miles during which a full-stop landing is made at each of 2 landing areas, other than the one from which the flight began.