G-BODO landing on runway 08 Enstone Airfield

LAPL & PPL Courses

Private Pilots Licence Courses


The private pilot licence (LAPL A) course is a minimum of 30 hours.

15 hours of dual flight instruction in the class the skills test will be taken.

6 hours of supervised solo flight time, including at least 3 hours of solo cross-country navigation flight time with at least 1 cross-country flight of at least 150 km (80 NM)

 You’re required to perform 1 full stop landing at an aerodrome different from the aerodrome of departure.


The private pilot licence (CAA PPL A) course is a minimum of 45 hours,.

Holders of other types pilot licenses i.e. microlight, Gyroplane etc. may be granted up to 10 hours reduction from the 45 Total required.

Of the 45 hours training at least 25 hours must be dual flight training and at least 10 hours must be supervised solo flight.

Of these 10 hours of solo flight 5 hours must be solo navigation and must include a cross country flight of no less than 150nm with two full stop landings at different aerodromes excluding the departure aerodrome. This is referred to as a Qualifying Cross Country Flight.

 NPPL Conversion requirements  to SSEA 

NPPL Microlight and BGA  Gliding to SSEA Click Here