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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 74 400 SEK. Paid by installments during the course. (Approximately 2 480 SEK per block hour with a flight instructor in the Cessna 172)

Credits for previous experience

LAPL(S)/SPL to LAPL(A)
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

UL to LAPL(A)
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 Flygcert.com followed by 27 hours classroom instruction conducted at the flight schools facilities at Trollhättan Airport.

The price includes:

  • Flygcert.com LAPL course in Swedish or English
  • Flygcert.com 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

Subjects:

  • 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. Paid before the theory course starts. (Additional training material below not included)

You buy your additional training material here

Flight package PPL/LAPL Pilotshop.se Student handbook PPL, Log book and TMA 3 chart Göteborg/Värmland
Stockholm ICAO chart
Jeppesen ST-CSG Flight computer
Civil Air L1P Gama PPL
PPL-Appen (Question bank)

Theory Course start week 10 and 36 but you can start your flight training and self studies anytime!

Note: This course is available at ESGT Trollhättan. All prices include VAT. Flight club membership, Examination and Certificate costs are not included.

Distance Theory Course – PPL/LAPL (See under Schedule for actual dates)
WeekWeekDay/TimeLessonGround lessonClassroom (h)Distance (h)
1036Sat 10-120Introduction2
11
12
13
37
38
39
Self studies – 020 AIRCRAFT GENERAL
Self studies – 080 PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT
Self studies – 010 AIR LAW
15
15
15
1440Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
1
2
3
4
020 AIRCRAFT GENERAL
080 PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT
010 AIR LAW
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
1541Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO
15
16
17
41
42
43
Self studies – 050 METEOROLOGY
Self studies – 090 COMMUNICATION
Self studies – 040 HUMAN PERFORMANCE
15
15
15
1844Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
5
6
7
8
050 METEOROLOGY
090 COMMUNICATION
040 HUMAN PERFORMANCE
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
1945Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO
19
20
21
45
46
47
Self studies – 060 NAVIGATION
Self studies – 030 FLIGHT PERFORMANCE & PLANNING
Self studies – 070 OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES
15
15
15
2248Sat 8-17

Sun 8-17
9
10
11
12
060 NAVIGATION
030 FLIGHT PERFORMANCE & PLANNING
070 OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES
Progress check, school tests and review
3
3
3
3
2349Mon 17-21CAA tests PEXO