National Private Pilots Licence – Microlight
The Minimum Requirements are:
- Total Minimum time 25 hours for an unrestricted licence
- 10 hours must be solo, 3 of which are cross country
- 2 x Qualifying cross country flights of 40 nautical miles
- Pass a Skills Test
A restricted license is initially a solo flying license with weather and distance limitations. These can be removed on completion of the unrestricted license training.
In addition to flying training the student pilot must also learn a number of ground school subjects
. With a multiple choice exam paper on each of these subjects.
- Aviation Law
- Aviation Navigation
- Aviation Meteorology
- Aircraft Technical
- Human Perfomance Limitations
Self certification on the Civil Aviation Authority website, if you are fit to drive you are fit to fly, or a Class 2 medical carried out by a CAA approved Medical examiner.
Age and Weight Restrictions
Authority from a parent or guardian is required for those under 17 years of age. Solo flying cannot be undertaken until a student is 16. The weight limit for a flight in our aircraft is 90 kg.