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Licence Conversions: What is involved in convertiong from one licence to another

 
As from: 03/30/2011 for a PPL Licence you need a:
  • Valid Medical
  • Radio telephony licence
  • Relevant Exams to be completed online
  • Skills test all Categories by an A or B grade instructor
Initial requirements for the licence are 45 hrs flying

To convert to a PPL from a LSA ( subpart 16)
  • 30 hrs credit
  • min 10 hrs dual instr which must incl:
  • 5 hrs instrument instr
  • min 5 hrs solo which must incl:
  • Triangular CC of at least 150nm, one point not closer than 50nm from base, incl 2 full stop landings at two diff aerodromes, of which 1 must have an ATSU and for which a fligt plan shall be submitted
  • PPL Exams
  • PPL Skills test

To convert to a PPL from a CCM ( Subpart 4)
  • 25 hrs credit
  • min 10 hrs dual instr
  • which must incl:
  • 5 hrs instrument instr min 10 hrs solo which must incl: Triangular CC of at least 150nm, one point not closer than 50nm from base, incl 2 full stop landings at two diff aerodromes, of which 1 must have an ATSU and for which a fligt plan shall be submitted
  • PPL Exams
  • PPL Skills

To convert to a PPL from a WCM (Subpart 5)
  • test 10 hrs
  • credit min 20 hrs dual instr which must incl:
  • 5 hrs instrument instr min 15 hrs solo which must incl: Triangular CC of at least 150nm, one point not closer than 50nm from base, incl 2 full stop landings at two diff aerodromes, of which 1 must have an ATSU and for which a fligt plan shall be submitted
  • PPL Exams PPL
  • Skills test
     

To convert to a PPL from a GYR ( Subpart6)
  • same as WCM requirments

LSA AIRCRAFT  - Above: KR 030 Topaz    Below: JK 05 Junior

 

To obtain an LSA the initial requirements are:

  • 35 hrs flying min
  • 15 hrs solo
  • 1 dual & 1 solo flight into controlled airport
  • 2 X countries Dual & Solo 90 min
  • Nav test 90 min + 1 away full stop
  • Exams LSA
Skills test by a Grade A or B instructor, Valid Medical, Radio telephony licence ,Relevant Exams Online

To convert to a LSA from a CCM ( Part 4)
  •  20 hrs credit
  • min 5 hrs solo
  • 1 dual & 1 solo flight into controlled airport
  • 2 X countries Dual & Solo 90 min
  • Nav test 90 min + 1 away full stop
  • Exams LSA
  • Skills test by a Grade A or B instructor

To convert to a LSA from a WCM (Subpart 5)
  • Up to a max of 15 hrs credit
  • Min 10 hrs solo
  • 1 dual flight into controlled airport
  • 1 solo flight into controlled airport
  • Exams Engines & Airframes LSA
  • Principals of Flight LSA
  • Skills test with Grade A or B instructor

To convert to an LSA from a GYR ( Subpart 6)
  •  Up to a max of 10 hrs credit
  • Min 15 hrs solo
  • 1 dual flight into controlled airport
  • 1 solo flight into controlled airport
  • Exams Engines & Airframes LSA
  • Principals of Flight LSA
  • Skills test with Grade A or B instuctor

Initial Requirements for a CCM ( Subpart4)

  •  25 hrs flying
  • 15 hrs solo
  • 2 X countries Dual & Solo 90 min
  • Nav test 90 min + 1 away full stop
  • Exams CCM
Skills test by a Grade A or B instructor, Valid Medical, Radio telephony licence ,Relevant Exams Online

Converting to a CCM from a LSA
  • Type Rating by name
  • Familiarisation
  • Min of 3x take offs & landings
  • Technical exam
  • Exercises as per instr discretion
  • X Country req may be ralaxed
  • Skills test by an A or B Grade instructor

Converting to a CCM from a WCM (Subpart 5)
  •  Up to a max of 15 hrs credit
  • Min 10 hrs dual
  • 5 solo T/O and landings
  • Principals of Flight LSA
  • Skills test with Grade A or B instructor

Converting to a CCM from a GYR (Subpart 6)
  •  Up to a max of 10 hrs credit
  • Min 10 hrs solo
  • Principals of Flight LSA
  • Skills test with Grade A or B instructor

Initial Requirements for a WCM ( Subpart5)

  •  25 hrs flying
  • 15 hrs solo
  • 2 X countries Dual & Solo 90 min
  • Nav test 90 min + 1 away full stop
  • Exams WCM
Skills test by a Grade A or B instructor, Valid Medical, Radio telephony licence ,Relevant Exams Online

Converting to a WCM from a LSA ( Subpart 16) and from a CCM ( Subpart4)
  •  Min 10 hrs Dual
  • 5 Solo T/O and landings
  • Principals of Flight WCM
  • Skills test by a Grade A or B instructror
  • X Country requirement may be ralaxed

Converting to a WCM from a GYR (Subpart 6)
  • Full training required
  • Credit for exams may be given
  • Exam Engines & Airframes WCM
  • Exam Principals of Flight WCM
  • X Country req may be ralaxed
  • Skill test with CFI

Initial Requirements for a GYR licence ( Subpart 6)
  •  30 hrs flying
  • 15 hrs solo
  • 2 X countries Dual & Solo 90 min
  • Nav test 90 min + 1 away full stop
  • Exams GYR
Skills test by a Grade A or B instructor, Valid Medical, Radio telephony licence ,Relevant Exams Online

Converting to a GYR from a LSA, CCM or WCM
  • Full training required
  • Credit for exams may be given
  • Exam Engines & Airframes GYR
  • Exam Principals of Flight GYR
  • X Country req may be ralaxed
  • Skill test with CFI

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