LICENCES, RATINGS & COURSES

LICENCES

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)


The minimum age to get a PPL is 17 and you will need to hold a Part MED Class 2 Medical Certificate. A PPL for aeroplanes will allow you to act as pilot in command (PIC) in non-commercial operations on aeroplanes or touring motor gliders (TMGs). You will need to complete a minimum of 45 hours of flight instruction on aeroplanes, 5 hours of which may have been completed in an approved flight simulator (an FSTD – flight simulation training device), including at least:

  • 25 hours of dual flight instruction,
  • 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least 5 hours of solo cross-country flight time with at least 1 cross country flight of at least 270 km (150 NM) that includes full stop landings at 2 aerodromes different from the departure aerodrome.
As part of the application for a private licence, you will need to take and pass exams in the following subject areas:
  1. Air law
  2. Human performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of flight
  7. Operational procedures
  8. Flight performance and planning
  9. Aircraft general knowledge
At the end of your training, you will need to pass a skill test with an examiner in the relevant aircraft type to demonstrate that you can competently carry out the procedures and manoeuvres that you have been taught, while acting as pilot in command (PIC).




Light Aeroplane Pilot Licence  (LAPL)


The minimum age to get a LAPL(A) is 17 and you will need to hold a Part MED LAPL Medical Certificate. The privileges of the holder of an LAPL for aeroplanes are to act as PIC on single-engine piston aeroplanes-land (SEP(land)), single-engine piston aeroplanes-sea (SEP(sea)) or TMG with a maximum certificated take-off mass of 2000 kg or less, carrying a maximum of 3 passengers, such that there are always a maximum of 4 persons on board of the aircraft. Your privileges will be limited to the type and class of aircraft you take your skill test in, unless you complete additional training. As part of the application for a LAPL, you will need to take and pass exams in the following subject areas:

  1. Air law
  2. Human performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of flight
  7. Operational procedures
  8. Flight performance and planning
  9. Aircraft general knowledge





GROUNDSCHOOL & EXAMS

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)


The minimum age to get a PPL is 17 and you will need to hold a Part MED Class 2 Medical Certificate. A PPL for aeroplanes will allow you to act as pilot in command (PIC) in non-commercial operations on aeroplanes or touring motor gliders (TMGs). You will need to complete a minimum of 45 hours of flight instruction on aeroplanes, 5 hours of which may have been completed in an approved flight simulator (an FSTD – flight simulation training device), including at least:

  • 25 hours of dual flight instruction,
  • 10 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least 5 hours of solo cross-country flight time with at least 1 cross country flight of at least 270 km (150 NM) that includes full stop landings at 2 aerodromes different from the departure aerodrome.
As part of the application for a private licence, you will need to take and pass exams in the following subject areas:
  1. Air law
  2. Human performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of flight
  7. Operational procedures
  8. Flight performance and planning
  9. Aircraft general knowledge
At the end of your training, you will need to pass a skill test with an examiner in the relevant aircraft type to demonstrate that you can competently carry out the procedures and manoeuvres that you have been taught, while acting as pilot in command (PIC).




Light Aeroplane Pilot Licence  (LAPL)


The minimum age to get a LAPL(A) is 17 and you will need to hold a Part MED LAPL Medical Certificate. The privileges of the holder of an LAPL for aeroplanes are to act as PIC on single-engine piston aeroplanes-land (SEP(land)), single-engine piston aeroplanes-sea (SEP(sea)) or TMG with a maximum certificated take-off mass of 2000 kg or less, carrying a maximum of 3 passengers, such that there are always a maximum of 4 persons on board of the aircraft. Your privileges will be limited to the type and class of aircraft you take your skill test in, unless you complete additional training. As part of the application for a LAPL, you will need to take and pass exams in the following subject areas:

  1. Air law
  2. Human performance
  3. Meteorology
  4. Communications
  5. Navigation
  6. Principles of flight
  7. Operational procedures
  8. Flight performance and planning
  9. Aircraft general knowledge





RATINGS

Night Rating  -  COMING SOON


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Instrument Rating (Restricted) - COMING SOON


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