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FAQ

Do You Need a licence?

In the UK you need a licence to fly a microlight as in most other countries. The licence is a National Private Pilots Licence issued on behalf of the CAA 

MEDICAL FITNESS?

Before taking instruction make sure you are fit enough and could pass a medical for DVLA Class 2 – i.e. HGV/Bus licence.

WHO CAN TEACH ME?

Only a microlight instuctor can teach towards a NPPL licence

ONCE I HAVE PASSED HOW DO I KEEP CURRENT?

You will require a minimum of 12hrs flight in two years, 12 take off and landings plus one hour with an instructor and valid medical.

WHAT DOES TRAINING INVOLVE?

You will require
– Minimum of 25hrs flight training.
– Five ground based exams (multi choice).
– A general skills test.

Is there a minimum age?

Hours can only be lodged from 14yrs.
You can fly solo from 16yrs.
You must be 17yrs old to attain a licence.

HOW much does it cost?

Minimum 25hrs
Average is about 40hrs @ £110.00
Additional cost £100 to join CLUB & BMAA membership.
Budget roughly £5000.