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Light Aircraft Pilots License (LAPL)

The LAPL is a cheaper but more restrictive license. It is limited to flights in European airspace. It is available at Thruxton on our single engined aircraft.

Training for the LAPL at Western Air is conducted on SEP (Land) class aircraft and consists of the following:

· A minimum of 30 hours flight training of which at least
(i) 15 hours dual instruction
(ii) 6 hours solo of which a minimum must be 3 hours solo cross-country flying
(iii) 1 hour instrument flying
· 9 ground school exams
· A practical Radio exam
· A general flight test

You will also need to get a Medical Certificate from an approved Medical Examiner.