Flight Safety
All, General & Miscellaneous

Flight Safety Resources For General Aviation

Aside from your training, there’s many flight safety initiatives & regulations. Learn more about these from the resources below…   General Fight Safety There are specific organisations dedicated to providing General Aviation safety information. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA): publishes safety leaflets covering various aspects of GA. General Aviation Safety Council (GASO): arranges safety evenings at …

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medical certificate
All, Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

Pilot Medical Certificates — Health Examination Requirements

All pilot licences require a medical certificate or medical declaration. You’re allowed to have trial flights and initial lessons prior to completing your medical examination. But if you intend on committing to a full training programme then it’s wise to have your medical check done beforehand.   Introduction to Flight Medical Requirements The medical certificate is not …

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Night rating (NR) Fly At Night PPL
All, Courses & Ratings

Night Rating (NR) Course — Fly in the Dark

The Night Rating course builds on the skills you learnt as part of your PPL and adapts them for night/dark flying conditions. Once you’re issued with a Night Rating you can fly with or without passengers, in [generally] smoother & less windy conditions at night.   Night Rating Requirements If the conditions are suitable, then you have the option …

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easa licence
All, Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

What Aircraft Can I Fly With My EASA Licence?

Aircraft are divided into two categories for licencing purposes: EASA Aircraft, and Non-EASA Aircraft. This classification applies to types of aircraft, not individual aeroplanes. So who are the EASA? The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is an agency within the European Union. They’re responsible for regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. European pilots …

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