EASA PART-FCL PILOT LICENCE – The course allows the licence holder to fly in EU airspace as well as abroad e.g. USA, Australia etc.
EASA Part-FCL holders can build on the licence privileges by adding additional ratings to the licences e.g. Night, Instrument Rating (Restricted) (IR(R)), Multi Engine and Instrument ratings. This is also the first step to achieving a commercial pilot’s licence and maybe a new career in aviation
The approved course at Cambrian Flying Club is laid out in accordance with CAA requirements.
Course Requirements –
The course requires a minimum of forty five (45) hours flight training and
25 hours – Dual instruction
10 hours – Supervised solo flight time which must include;
5 Hours – Solo Cross-country flight,
Within these 5 hours, one Cross-country flight of at least 150nm (270km), during which two full stop landings at different aerodromes shall be made.
Theory Exams –
To obtain the EASA Part-FCL you will also be required to pass multiple-choice theoretical knowledge examinations in the following subjects:
1. Air Law
2. Aircraft General Knowledge
3. Flight Performance & Planning
4. Human Performance and Planning
7. Operational Procedures
8. Principles of Flight
The information required to pass these exams can be found in the Air Pilots Manuals or CD-ROMs which can be found at the clubs pilot shop . The club also offer weekly ground school sessions covering each of the above subjects.
Medical – An applicant must possess a current Class 2 medical before their first solo flight. There is a CAA registered GP based at Swansea Airport, available by appointment.
Cambrian Flying Club also offer training towards the following ratings that can then be added to your license.