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New Pilot Medical Declaration

Jon Cooke, LAA's Head of Training, has written a very informative article on the new medical changes and requirements. His article can be found here.

NPPL SSEA Training from Unlicensed Aerodromes

Unlicensed aerodrome may be used for the purpose of SSEA training, provided that the organisation conducting such training has satisfied itself that the requirements of CAP 793: Safe Operating Practices at Unlicensed Aerodromes will be strictly observed.

Flying to France on a NPPL

We are advised that the French arĂȘte is in place providing permission for NPPL holders, who obtain a certificate of ICAO compliance, to fly to France without further formal permission as long as you have a current ICAO medical or JAR Class 2 medical - MORE

Revalidation and Renewal requirements for NPPL Ratings

A summary of revalidation and renewal requirements can be found in FAQs. Full details are in Schedule 7, Part C of CAP393: Air Navigation: The Order and Regulations". It should be noted that expiring licences cannot be re-issued using this exemption and at that point a NPPL must be applied for.

Are you using an up-to date application form?

Please ensure that you use an up to date application form when applying for a NPPL. If we receive an out of date form, it will be returned.

Other links:

Exemptions for Guernsey and Jersey - Explanatory Notes

Exemption for Guernsey

Exemption for Jersey

Exemption for Isle of Man

A progress table (Current Applications) has been added to this website so you can check the status of your application. We will try to keep this updated on a regular basis but there will be times when this is not possible.