Microlight » Air Law » Pilot Requirements
Each person acting as the pilot of a microlight aircraft shall:
- hold an appropriate current microlight pilot certificate with an appropriate type rating; or
- hold a current pilot licence issued under Part 61 with an appropriate type rating; or
- operate under the direct supervision of the holder of a microlight pilot instructor certificate.
Each pilot shall comply with the privileges and limitations of the licence or certificate, and any applicable ratings.
The validity of a medical certificate is
- 4 years for pilots up to the age of 40 years and
- 2 years for pilots over the age of 40 years, unless otherwise specified.
A person must not act as pilot-in-command of an aircraft carrying a passenger during the day, unless:
within the immediately preceding 90 days,—
- the person has carried out not less than 3 take-offs and 3 landings during the day; or
- the person has satisfactorily demonstrated to an appropriately qualified flight instructor competence in takeoff and landing manoeuvres during the day in an aircraft of the same type;