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Tailwheel Differences Training

Tailwheel

What is a tail wheel aircraft and is there a rating or licence? A tail wheel aircraft is a type of light aircraft that only has two main wheels as part of it’s landing...

EASA Aerobatics Rating

Aerobatics

Up until recently there was no requirement to have an aerobatics rating in the UK under EASA. This has now changed. For anyone wishing to fly aerobatics now in an EASA aircraft they must...

FI Rating CRI

Flight Instructor

Instructor Ratings have now become a bit of a complex area. There are a number of different types of instructor ratings that can be undertaken. These are: Class Rating Instructor (CRI) which allows you...

MEP Multi Engine Piston Rating

Multi-Engine Rating

A multi-engine rating, as the name suggests allows either a Private Pilot Licence or Commercial Pilot Licence holder to fly a multi-engine piston aircraft. Under an ‘intense’ modular course or a fully integrated course,...

Night Qualification

Night Qualification

NIGHT QUALIFICATION Any holder of a Private Pilot Licence or those students training towards the PPL may undertake additional training for the issue of a Night Qualification which enables the holder to fly in...

LAPL UK

Light Aircraft Pilot Licence

The LAPL (Light Aircraft Pilot Licence) enables the holder to act as the pilot in command of a single-engine piston light aircraft with a maximum take-off mass of 2,000kg or less, carrying a maximum...

Private Pilot Licence

Private Pilot Licence

The EASA PPL, European Aviation Safety Agency Private Pilot Licence entitles the holder to fly EASA registered aeroplanes registered in the EU and non-EASA registered aircraft in the UK providing the holder has the...