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The Commercial Pilot Licence is a must for anyone wanting to make flying their career. From commercial airlines to instructing, the CPL is another stepping stone for ambitious pilots wanting to work in the aviation industry.


Pre-Entry Requirements:


Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Be the holder of a PPL (A) with a night qualification

  • Have completed 150 hours as pilot of aeroplanes, and if the skill test is to be completed in a multi-engined aircraft, have completed at least 70 hours as pilot-in-command of aeroplanes.

  • Have passed the UK CAA, CPL or ATPL theoretical knowledge exams. (Licence application for the CPL must be made within 36 months of completing the written exams.)

  • Hold a valid UK CAA Class 1 medical.

  • Demonstrate the use of English language as set out in appendix 1 to FCL.055


Before commencing the course candidates are required to complete the Modular course checklist.


If the candidate is completing a 25-hour course using the MEP aircraft as the complex aircraft, he shall hold a valid multi-engine piston class rating or have completed the training for the MEP class rating.


Course Structure:


  • The standard CPL (A) Training course is a 28 hour course

  • 20 hours on SEP aircraft (Phase 1), and 8 hours on MEP aircraft (Phase 2)

  • If the candidate either holds an MEP rating or is conducting the test on a SEP ‘complex’ aircraft, then Phase 2 will be reduced to 5 hours


Typical full time length: 4 weeks


Cost: ​Contact us for more information

For information on how to apply for your CPL click HERE.


To enrol onto the CPL Course or for more information call us today on 01977 680 998

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