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Single Pilot Aeroplanes (SPA) Class / Type Ratings  

Single Engine Piston (Land) - SEP (Land)
Touring Motor Glider (TMG)

Validity period - 24 months

Pass a Proficiency Check within 3 months immediately preceding the expiry of the rating (see note 1)

OR

Within 12 months preceding rating expiry complete:

  • 12 hours of flight time including 6 hours PIC

  • 12 take-offs and landings

  • 1 hour training flight with a Flight Instructor (see note 2 and 4)
     

Notes:
1. If rating has expired a Proficiency Check must be completed. The new rating will then be valid from the date of the flight test
2. This may be replaced by any other Proficiency Check or Skill Test for a Class or Type including the IMC Rating flight test
3. No time penalty if revalidated within 3 months of rating expiry
4. Recommended contents of the dual training flight Dual Flight With An Flight Instructor

References:

  • AIC 127(W378)/99

  • AIC 68(W356)/99

  • AIC 115(W373)/99

  • LASORS
     

Multi-Engine Piston (Land) - MEP (Land)
Type Ratings

Validity period - 12 months

Pass a Proficiency Check within 3 months immediately preceding the expiry of the rating (see note 4)

AND

During validity period of the rating complete:

  • 10 route sectors as pilot of the relevant class or type of aeroplane OR

  • 1 route sector with an examiner
     

Notes:
1. A route sector is defined as a flight including take-off, departure, at least 15 minutes in cruise, arrival, approach and landing
2. Instrument Rating (IR) if held should be revalidated during the Proficiency Check
3. No time penalty if revalidated within 3 months of rating expiry
4. If rating has expired a Proficiency Check must be completed. The new rating will then be valid from the date of the flight test

References:

  • AIC 115(W373)/99

  • AIC 68(W356)/99

  • AIC 127(W378)/99

  • AIC 126(W332)/98

  • AIC 104(W287)/97

  • LASORS

Single Engine Piston (Sea) - SEP (Sea)

Validity period - 24 months

Pass a Proficiency Check within 3 months immediately preceding the expiry of the rating (see note 1)

OR

Within 12 months preceding rating expiry complete:

  • 12 hours of flight time in either SEP (Land) or SEP (Sea) including 6 hours PIC

  • 12 take-offs and landings on water (see note 5)

  • 1 hour training flight with a Flight Instructor in either a SEP (Land) or SEP (Sea) aeroplane (see notes 2 and 4)

Notes:
1. If rating has expired a Proficiency Check must be completed. The new rating will then be valid from the date of the flight test
2. This may be replaced by any other Proficiency Check or Skill Test for a Class or Type including the IMC Rating flight test
3. No time penalty if revalidated within 3 months of rating expiry
4. Recommended contents of the dual training flight Dual Flight With An Flight Instructor
5. If SEP (Land) and SEP (Sea) ratings are to be re-validated concurrently the experience requirements must also include 12 take-offs and landings on land and at least 1 hour of the PIC time must be completed on each class

References:

  • General Information Document No 17

  • AIC 127(W378)/99

  • LASORS

Multi-Engine Piston (Sea) - MEP (Sea)

Validity period - 12 months

Pass a Proficiency Check within 3 months immediately preceding the expiry of the rating

AND

During validity period of the rating complete:

10 route sectors as pilot of the relevant class or type of aeroplane
    OR
1 route sector with an examiner
 
Notes:
1. A route sector is defined as a flight including take-off, departure, at least 15 minutes in cruise, arrival, approach and landing
2. No time penalty if revalidated within 3 months of rating expiry
3. If rating has expired a Proficiency Check must be completed. The new rating will then be valid from the date of the flight test

References:

  • General Information Document No 17

  • LASORS

 

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