To fly a microlight solo and unsupervised with or without a passenger you will need a National Private Pilots Licence (NPPL) Microlight. The pre-requisites for obtaining the NPPL Microlight are:

  • Aged at least 17
  • A valid medical declaration of fitness

To obtain a NPPL Microlight licence the applicant must:

Undertake a minimum of 25 hours flight training with a qualified flying instructor, of which 10 hours must be flown solo within the 9 months prior to licence application.

Pass written examinations set by the CAA at a minimum of 70%. Subjects are: Air Law, Aeroplanes Technical - Part 1, Navigation & Meteorology and Human Performance

Complete and pass a practical flying test carried out by an examiner.

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