The EASA PPL is recognised the world over and entitles the pilot to enter European airspace.
At a glance:

  • Covers nearly all single engine piston aircraft. Turbine aircraft require differences training.
  • Minimum age for licence issue is 17 years. Minimum age for first solo is 16 years.
  • Minimum visibility condition for flying is 5 kilometres.
  • You can fly with up to three passengers in an aircraft.
  • Allows the licence holder to undertake additional training for tail wheel aircraft and aircraft with supercharged engines, variable pitch propellers, retractable undercarriage, pressurised cabins and cruise exceeding 140 knots. Night and instrument ratings can also be added.
  • Maintained through a minimum of 12 hours flying and 1 hour flying with an instructor in 24 months.
  • Class two aviation medical required (cost is around £210).
  • Recognised worldwide and allows flights into European airspace.
  • First step on modular route to achieving a Commercial Pilot’s Licence.
 
 

EASA PPL PACKAGE - £6999*


 
 
 

Payable in 5 instalments:

  1. £599
  2. £1600 after 5 hours
  3. £1600 after 10 hours
  4. £1600 after 15 hours
  5. £1600 after 20 hours

Includes:

  • 45 hrs training (2 seater)
  • Exams
  • Study pack + bag
  • CFS Membership
  • (saving of over £800)
 
 

*Does not include Flight Test and licence issue fees (detailed below)

 
 

Other costs to consider

Landings fees at other airfields (typically 7 @ £10-£15 per landing)
A CAA Class 2 Medical is required before going solo. Typical cost is

£90.00
£210.00

Flight Test & Licence Issue

Flight Test approximately 2 hours @ £150.00 (aircraft solo hire)
Examiner Test Fee (direct to examiner) 

£300.00
£200.00

Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Charges

CAA Licence issue fee (direct to CAA)
CAA Radio Telephony Licence issue fee (direct to CAA) if applied as separate item

 

£185.00
£73.00

 

Total other training costs

TOTAL PPL PACKAGE COSTS (min. hours)

£1058.00

£8057.00

 

PAY-AS-YOU-GO COSTS

Minimum required for PPL – 45 hours flying time (2 seater) 45 @ £160.00

£7200.00

9 written exams (£20.00) and 1 practical test (£90.00)
CFS Student Pooleys study pack (normal price £229.99)
CFS Annual Club Membership Fee

£270.00
£210.00
£120.00

£600.00

 

Total other training costs

TOTAL PAY-AS-YOU-GO COSTS (min. hours)

£1058.00

£8858.00