Introduction The big question I am often asked as CFI and head of training at a UK ATO is “Should I get a UK or EASA licence?” My answer is always the same rather guarded “Well it depends” and here’s why. When the UK left the EU on 31 December 2020 we also left EASA, the body which wrote all the rules for flying. Rules of the air, medical, maintenance, licensing, everything. Each “department” was called Part Something so licensing was Part FCL standing for Flight Crew Licensing. Rules, rules, rules Existing UK EASA licences and new ones became UK
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As CFI and head of training at a busy ATO I have made a mental pie chart of how much time I spend on advising callers and customers. A major slice is the same thing. Currency and recency. The UK has many different pilot licences. Let's just stick to aeroplane ones for this briefing. NPPL (National Private Pilot Licence) This covers microlight and SSEA ratings and is UK only PPL (UK national) This is a non EASA UK pilot licence PPL (EASA) Your bog standard PPL PPL (UK part FCL) The 2021 version of the above ATPL See above! Let's
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Our 2 brand new Sonaca 200s are both flying and have taken a number of student pilots on their first solos and Mehmet Kurt on the successful completion of his skill test . The Sonacas will be our regular training fleet and are proving very popular with new and existing students.  They are fabulous for doing a night rating in too! Call us if you would like to learn to fly in one of them , or if you are an existing PPL and would like to experience flying in a brand new aircraft.
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Structured all inclusive skill building packages in a 152 available from £2750 for 25 hours. Includes membership , free landings and 1 free instructional hours with a CPL instructor. These packages are aimed at those who are committed to a flying career and want to spend their 'hour building' time productively improving their skills to be CPL ready Email info@blackbusheaviaiton.com for more information
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New to Blackbushe Aviation! 45 minute trial lessons. This gives you time to really get to grips with the aircraft and experience a full lesson. Lessons initially last around 45 minutes flight so you will have a good idea what the PPL course will be like.  
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