A PPL for airships will allow you to act as pilot in command (PIC) in non-commercial operations
The exception to this is for holders of a PPL (As) with instructor or examiner privileges, who
can be paid for the following:
for the PPL (As) and any associated ratings and endorsements.
If you don’t already hold a licence, you will need to complete 35 hours of flight instruction on
airships, 5 hours of which may have been completed in an approved flight simulator (FSTD),
including at least:
If you hold a BPL and are qualified to fly hot-air ships you will be credited with 10% of your
total flight time as PIC on such airships up to a maximum of 5 hours.
All relevant European regulations such as Part- ARO, ORO, CAT, SPA, NCC, NCO, MED are available on the link shown below.
For Flight Crew Regulations please refer to the consolidated version Commission Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011.
For other regulations such as Part-ORO, Part-ORA, please check the Air Operations regulations.
Read all @UK_CAA
Hot air balloon pilot fined for flying without a licence
27 October, 2017
South Coast and South West drone users invited to ‘Share the air’ event at Compton Abbas airfield
17 October, 2017
Listen up: CAA announce changes to airspace squawks
14 September, 2017
Read all News
International women in engineering day
22 June, 2017
First gyroplane night ratings issued in the UK
24 January, 2017
Mandatory occurrence reporting
7 December, 2016
Read All Blogs