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What is in the Learn to Fly Guides?
Common questions include
- “which type of licence should I pursue?”
- “how much is it going to cost me?”
- “what are the medical requirements”
- “How many hours of training does it take?” and the list goes on.
We put together our learn to fly guide to answer all the common questions we hear from people that want to get into flying. It also gives you an idea of what the training process is. The topics covered are as follows
The 7 Steps to a Pilot Licence
This section of the learn to fly guide includes an explanation of
- the different licence types and how they compare.
- choosing a flight instructor.
- choosing a flying school.
When you learn to fly, this is a priority. Find out why and how to get one.
The Theory Exams
The different modules, study options, exam format and what happens if you fail any of the exams.
Starting Flight Training
Including tips on how to get started and stick with it, how long it takes before you are ready to fly solo, what comes next – learning how to navigate and building up your hours.
The Skills Test
In the case of aeroplanes this is about the Single Engine Piston (SEP) Skills test and what happens during the test. For those that want to learn to fly a helicopter there is also a skills test that we provide information on including an example of how the test will be conducted.
Getting a FRTOL
When you learn to fly in helicopter of aeroplane you need an FRTOL. This is a standalone licence but also makes up part of a LAPL or PPL. It is to do with radio telephony and there is a test to pass. The guide gives information on the requirements to pass the exam.
Applying for Your Pilot Licence
And finally there is a section on applying for a PPL or LAPL once you are ready. and an extensive section of frequently asked questions and answers.