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Adding a TMG Rating to a LAPL(S) Glider Pilot’s Licence

Did you know that if you’re a qualified Glider Pilot holding a LAPL(S) Glider Pilots licence you could be qualified to fly a powered aircraft in as little as 6 hours of flight instruction?

This has to be one of the best ways to be able to fly a powered touring motor glider.

The requirements to obtain this rating are as follows:

  • 6 hours flight instruction on a TMG, 4 hours to be of dual flight instruction

  • 1 solo cross-country flight of at least 80 NM, during which 1 full stop landing at an aerodrome different from the aerodrome of departure shall be performed

  • Skill test to demonstrate an adequate understanding of navigating, dealing with emergencies and general handling of the aircraft

Please note during the skills test, you’ll need demonstrate to your examiner an adequate level of theoretical knowledge in these subjects: 

  • Principles of flight

  • Operational Procedures

  • Flight Performance and Planning

  • Aircraft General Knowledge

  • Navigation

Additional Equipment

You can purchase additional equipment directly from us that’s required to help you build your skills and pass your flying test. We can supply you with the correct aeronautical maps,  aeronautical rulers and protractors, a flight computers/calculators for navigation planning and text books for the exams.

Why Choose Us?

We have trained hundreds of pilots over the years and are particularly adept at helping you choose the right Pilots Licence for your requirements and budget. We offer a friendly, relaxed and highly supportive atmosphere to help you achieve your LAPL(S) conversion with the minimum of fuss.

For more information on adding a TMG Rating to your Glider Pilots Licence please call us on 01608 677208, we’ll be delighted to be of help.