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Old 18th Sep 2017, 09:10
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Good Morning, I was flying with a friend on saturday who has come back to flying after a six year lay off with around 24 hours of PPL training, he has recommenced his training, my question is, do the hours count after a gap of six years?

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Old 18th Sep 2017, 13:13
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Six Years would mean he did the 24 Hours before September 2012. Hours flown before EASA cannot be counted towards an initial licence.

You can get an exemption until the end op September, but he would have to do everything in the next 2 weeks...

Check IN2017012 http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/...ice2017012.pdf
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Old 18th Sep 2017, 13:16
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This topic has been addressed in another thread: http://www.pprune.org/flying-instruc...t-refused.html

Originally Posted by BEagle View Post
Note that the 30 Sep 2017 date in [IN-2017/012] is the absolute end date for acceptance of training conducted before 17 Sep 2012 and that it will not be extended.

The only solution for pilots unable to complete the Skill Test before 30 Sep 2017 will be to apply for an NPPL. But that will have to be obtained before 8 Apr 2018 if it is subsequently to be converted to a Part-FCL LAPL or PPL in order to fly EASA aircraft...
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Old 20th Sep 2017, 14:04
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Thank you for the responses, it all makes sense now and I would agree that after 6 years it's better to start afresh!
At least he has the experience which may keep the hours neded to a minimum.

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