National Pilot License (WCM)
A National Pilot Licence is a recreational licence allowing a person to fly with one passenger and in the daytime.
This is basically a fun flying licence, it is divided into 3 categories:
- Weight Shift Controlled Microlight (WCM)
- Conventional Controlled Microlight (CCM)
- Light Sport Aircraft (LSA)
Microlight – for fun flying
This is a fun flying, thrilling experience, almost like a motorbike in the sky. Feel the wind in your hair, the air beneath your feet.
This is the most cost effective way to learn how to fly.
A Weight Shift controlled Microlight is a very light Aircraft with a maximum all up weight of 450kg, it is limited to 2 people (Pilot and passenger)
- Local or holiday flying
- 25 Hours (Flying Training)
- Maximum take off weight 450kg
- 2 Seats
- Daytime flying
In addition to the minimum flying hours required, there are six exams that need to be passed, as well as a restricted radio license.