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Ravenair.co.uk-Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

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The first step to becoming a commercial pilot, or the start of an exciting hobby!

Key Numbers

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First Time Pass
 

97%

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Average Time to Complete Course (full-time)

3 weeks

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Average Time to Complete Course (hours)

23h 09m

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Cost
 

From £5,300

Pre-Requisites

Before applying for the CPL(A), you shall: 

- Have completed at least 200 hours flight time, including: 

- 100 hours as PIC, of which 20 hours shall be cross-country as PIC 

- A VFR cross-country flight of at least 540km (300nm), including full stop landings at two aerodromes different from the aerodrome of depature 

- Hold a night rating, or have completed the requirements for the issue of a night rating 

 

You can start the CPL(A) course before reaching the above pre-requisites. Get in touch with us for more details. 

Ravenair.co.uk-Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
Ravenair.co.uk-Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

Privileges

The CPL(A) allows the holder to act as PIC in commercial air transport in single-pilot aircraft, and to act as co-pilot in commercial air transport in multi-pilot aircraft. 

Training Course

The training course is either 15 or 25 hours, depending on whether you have completed an instrument rating already. 

 

For students who hold an IR, the CPL(A) course is a minimum of 15 hours flight training. 

 

For students who do not hold an IR, the CPL(A) course is a minimum of 25 hours flight training. 

Ravenair.co.uk-Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)
Ravenair.co.uk-Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

Cost

The CPL(A) course can be a minimum of 15 or 25 hours, depending on previous experience. It is completed in our Piper Cherokee (PA28) and Piper Arrow (P28U). 

 

15 Hour Course (IR Holders)
15 hour CPL package (5 hours PA28/10 hours P28U) = £5,300.00 

25 Hour Course (Non-IR Holders)
25 hour CPL package (5 hours PA28/20 hours P28U) = £7,700.00 

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