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Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL)

Privileges and conditions

Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL) will give you the privileges to act as a pilot in command in non-commercial operations in Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) on single engine aircraft, with a maximum certificated take-off mass of 2 000 kg or less, with a maximum of 4 persons onboard. After the issuance of the LAPL license, the pilot must have completed 10 hours of flight time as PIC before he/she can carry passengers.

Applicants for a LAPL shall be at least 17 years old.
LAPL-medical or medical certificate class 1 or 2 must be obtained before first solo flying.

Flight Training

At least 30 hours of flight instruction. When applicable, credit for previous experience may be given.

Price from 71 400 SEK 

Credits for previous experience

Requirements for pilots holding an LAPL(S)/SPL with the privileges to fly TMGs:

  • 21 hours of flight time on TMGs after the endorsement of the TMG privileges
  • 3 hours of flight instruction, including 10 dual take-offs and landings and 10 supervised solo take-offs and landings
  • Skill test where the applicant must also demonstrate theoretical knowledge in the following subjects: Operational procedures, Flight performance and planning, Aircraft general knowledge

Requirements for pilots with prior experience as PIC:

  • The amount of credit shall be decided by the DTO/ATO on the basis of a pre-entry flight test, but shall in any case not exceed 50 % of the hours required, and not exceed the total flight time as PIC
  • PPL theoretical knowledge examination

Theory Training

The LAPL theory training consists of 135 hours (15 hours per week) distance learning/self studies with web based literature from followed by 27 hours classroom instruction conducted at the flight schools facilities at Trollhättan Airport.

The price includes:

  • LAPL course in Swedish or English
  • Technical course for C172 or PA28
  • Support during the self-study period including progress monitoring
  • Classroom lessons
  • School tests with review
  • Planning for CAA tests


  • AGK – Aircraft general knowledge
  • POF – Principles of flight
  • ALW – Air law
  • MET – Meteorology
  • COM – Communications
  • HP – Human performance
  • NAV – Navigation
  • FPP – Flight performance and planning
  • OP – Operational procedures

Price 14 500 SEK. To be paid before the course starts. (Exclusive additional training material)

You buy your additional training material here

Flight package PPL/LAPL Student handbook PPL, Log book and TMA 3 chart Göteborg/Värmland
Stockholm ICAO chart
Jeppesen ST-CSG Flight computer
Civil Air L1P Gama PPL

Theory Course start week 12 and 34. You can start your flight training and self studies anytime!

Note: All prices incl VAT. Examination and Certificate costs not included.

Theory Course schedule – PPL/LAPL

WeekWeekDay/TimeLessonGround lessonClassroom (h)Distance (h)
1234Sat 10-120Introduction2
1335Self studies AGK15
1436Self studies POF15
1537Self studies ALW15
1638Self studies repetition
1638Sat 8-121AGK – Aircraft general knowledge3
Sat 13-172POF – Principles of flight3
Sun 8-123ALW – Air law3
Sun 13-174Progress check, school tests and review3
1739Mon 17-21CAA test (PEXO)
1739Self studies MET15
1840Self studies COM15
1941Self studies HP15
2042Self studies repetition
2042Sat 8-125MET – Meteorology3
Sat 13-176COM – Communication3
Sun 8-127HP – Human performance3
Sun 13-178Progress check, school tests and review3
2143Mon 17-21CAA test (PEXO)
2143Self studies NAV15
2244Self studies FPP15
2345Self studies OP15
2446Self studies repetition
2446Sat 8-129NAV – Navigation3
Sat 13-1710FPP – Flight performance and planning3
Sun 8-1211OP – Operational procedures3
Sun 13-1712Progress check, school tests and review3
2547Mon 17-21CAA test (PEXO)

Videos/photos from training

Test Lesson
NAV to ESOK Pilot: Fredrik Nielsen