LIGHT AIRCRAFT PILOT LICENCE LAPL(A)
Do you want to take passengers on board? Consider training for LAPL(A) - Light Aircraft Pilot License. LAPL(A) will allow you to operate a single-engine piston aircraft not exceeding the takeoff weight of 2 tons, in which the number of persons on board is not more than 4 people (including the pilot).
The LAPL(A) training has been divided into two parts: theoretical and practical. After you pass the theoretical exams at the Civil Aviation Authority and, afterwards, the practical exam, you receive the Light Aircraft Pilot License LAPL(A). It is worth remembering that if you want to be qualified to fly abroad, you need to pass the ICAO English test (level 4 or above). With ICAO4U - our Partner - we give you the possibility to sign up for Aviation English Course (levels 4/5/6) as well as to take the exam. An aircraft piloted by a holder of LAPL(A) must be registered in UE and comply with the requirements of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
What are the requirements to apply for the Light Aircraft Pilot License LAPL(A)?
- Student pilots must be at least 16 years of age on the day of a first solo flight,
- Applicants for a LAPL(A) must be at least 17 years of age,
- Before their first solo flight, candidates applying for the Light Aircraft Pilot License PPL(A) must submit a valid Class II medical certificate.
Theoretical training and examination for LAPL(A)
Theoretical part of the training comprises 100 hours of lectures on the following 9 topics: air law, human performance, meteorology, communication, principles of flight, operational procedures, flight planning and performance, aircraft general knowledge and navigation. You can complete your theoretical training externally (on-line) or in our training center in Lower Silesia. The training ends with an internal exam (multiple choice test), which you can conveniently take on-line via the Internet. The test consists of questions on topics covered during lectures. In order In order to pass the test, you need to achieve a minimum 75% on each topic. The main exams for pilot license are conducted in Civil Aviation Authority premises and are held monthly as two-week sessions. The exam must be taken in 6 sessions within 18 months period. You can take the exam in each subject maximum 4 times.
Practical training and examination for LAPL(A)
Practical part of the training covers minimum 30 hours of flying on aircrafts from our fleet. During this part of training you will perform your first solo flight. You will gain skills needed to operate both aircrafts equipped with analog instruments as well as multi-function displays - “glass cockpit”. Your every flight will be preceded by a briefing. Moreover, after each lesson we will make a summary of the most important issues to prepare you better for your next training session. Practical training is conducted on the basis of a training program approved by the Civil Aviation Authority.