Recreational Pilot License Training
o obtain a Recreational Pilot License (RPL) you must be at least 16 years old. You must have a current medical certificate (this may be either Class 1 or 2, or a Recreational Aviation Medical). However, there are conditions on the number of passengers you can carry if you hold a Recreational Aviation Medical certificate only.
Have 25 hours’ flight time (comprising 20 hours dual and five hours solo)
Pass an aeronautical exam with the associated rating
Pass a flight test
RPL holders are limited to;
Operating within 25nm from the aerodrome where the flight began, the designated training area, or a direct route between the two day and one day VFR private operations in a single engine aircraft.
If an individual already holds a Pilot Certificate issued by a Recreational Aviation Administration Organisation or a GFPT, they will be able to exercise the privileges of an RPL after they have conducted a flight review.