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UK Civil Aviation Regulations
These are published by the CAA on our UK Regulations pages. EU Regulations and EASA Access Guides published by EASA no longer apply in the UK. Our website and publications are being reviewed to update all references. Any references to EU law and EASA Access guides should be disregarded and where applicable the equivalent UK versions referred to instead.
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Detailed information and regulations on what you need to do to qualify for a Part-FCL pilot licence, including the LAPL, PPL, SPL and BPL
Recency and revalidation requirements when flying Annex I (non-EASA) aircraft
You need to have a language proficiency level of 4 or above, tested during your skill test or at an approved language school or ATO
Comprehensive information on the requirements for gaining a Part-FCL light aircraft pilot licence (LAPL)
Regulations governing the PPL, SPL and BPL licences for recreational flying
Ratings can be issued onto your licence to give you extra privileges. Regulations governing type and class ratings are set out in this section
You will need to pass exams in core subjects for the level of licence you are applying for and some additional subjects specific to the flying you plan to do
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