Information for UK military pilots on how to obtain a Part-FCL licence
Questions regarding eligibility criteria and / or the accreditation scheme should be directed in writing to:
FT ME SO2,
Directorate of Flying Training,
or by e-mail to mailto:22TrgGp-MAS@mod.uk.
In order for holders of military flight crew pilots to obtain Part-FCL licences, they shall apply to the Member State where they served.
The knowledge, experience and skill gained in military service shall be given credit for the purposes of the relevant requirements of Annex I in accordance with the elements of a credit report established by the Member State in consultation with the Agency.
The credit report shall:
Further details of specific requirements can be found in CAP804, section 4 Part O.
The fee that you need to pay will depend on your circumstances; for example:
To assist in the interpretation of the scheme of charges a Fee Calculator has been developed, which derives the fee for this application type for your particular circumstances.
We endeavour to process applications in 10 working days from receipt.
EASA-FCL licences have no expiry date and are therefore valid for the holder’s lifetime.
The relevant application form depending on what licence is being applied for in addition to form SRG 2133 which confirms details of military experience and supporting material as applicable for your circumstances and the type of application; as per the guidance attached to each application form.
Once all of the requirements above have been met, the application should be submitted by post or in person to:
Licensing and Training Standards,
Gatwick Airport South,
A desk based assessment from a Flight Crew Licensing Officer or Assistant.
Following an acceptable assessment your licensing application will be processed signed and despatched.
In some circumstances an applicant for a conversion of an existing licence to an EASA licence may also require a national licence to fly Annexe II aircraft (Aircraft not on the EASA Type List). This process is undertaken by the Licensing Officer who assesses your application.