Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane (CPL(A)) and Helicopter (CPL(H))

Guidance on how to apply

Overview


The holder of a Part-FCL CPL may exercise the privileges of the licence to fly EASA Aeroplanes / Helicotpers registered in the EU and non-EASA Aeroplanes / Helicopters registered in the UK that fall within the privileges of the licence and the valid ratings included in the licence.

The privileges of the holder of a CPL are within the appropriate aircraft category, to:

(1) exercise all the privileges of the holder of a LAPL and PPL;
(2) act as PIC or co-pilot of any aircraft engaged in operations other than commercial air transport;
(3) act as PIC in commercial air transport of any single-pilot aircraft subject to the restrictions specified in FCL.060 and in this Subpart;
(4) act as co-pilot in commercial air transport subject to the restrictions specified in FCL.060.

Conditions.

Applicants for the issue of a CPL must have met the requirements for the class or type rating of the aircraft used in the skill test.

Who can apply


You must be at least 18 years old and have a valid pass in all the required theoretical knowledge examinations, flying training, testing and flying hours requirements as defined in CAP804. Section 4, Part L.

How to apply


CPL(A) Licence

Apply for the Part-FCL Commercial Pilot Licence CPL(A) - Modular Route

Apply for the Part-FCL Commercial Pilot Licence Aeroplane (CPL(A)) - ATP integrated route including IR

CPL(H) Licence

Apply for the Part-FCL Commercial Pilot Licence CPL(H)  - Modular Route

Apply for the Part-FCL Commercial Pilot Licence Helicopter CPL(H) - Integrated route for ATPL(H) holders with IR

Apply for the PART-FCL Commercial Pilot Licence Helicopter CPL(H) – ATP(H) Integrated route without IR

Contact us


fclweb@caa.co.uk

Licensing Department
CAA
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
Gatwick
RH6 0YR