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All the information you need to know about small aircraft
Business, tourism, vargo, private use...
For many years, governments as well as private bodies have supported the development of light aviation and promoted the services of private and commercial operators of light aviation, business aviation and helicopters…
Aviation is much more than the airliners we hear about!
What is light aviation ?
Many light aircraft are used commercially for passengers and freight transport, sightseeing, photography, and other similar roles as well as personal use. The many uses of light aircraft include aerial surveying, such as monitoring pipelines. They are also used for light cargo operations, such as « feeding » cargo hubs, as well as some passenger operations.
Examples of light aircraft
Glider, helicopter, ultralight aviation, airplane used in a flight school, aerobatic devices for tourism, single engine or twin engine…
General aviation in numbers
An estimated 65% of general aviation flights are conducted for business and public services.
Private Pilot License
Depending on the device model, piloting may or may not require specific training and licensing.
Weight in light aviation
The weight of a light aircraft does not exceed 5700 kg while the weight of a small helicopter must not exceed 2700 kg.
Light aircraft types and uses
Modern light aircraft
Among the examples of single-engine two-seater, we mention : The Aquila A 210, the Aviat Husky, the Diamond DA20, the Grob G 120A.
There are also some examples of aerobatic aircrafts such as Aviat Pitts, Extra 300 and Sukhoi.
Small plane of tourism
Among the examples of small planes we can name the tourism single-engine, single-engine travel and single-engine piston transport.
The Beechcraft Baron is an example of a twin-engine piston, the Cessna Caravan is a single-engine turbine…
Private pilots, boarding a single-engine light aircraft
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Recreational aviation categories
Recreational aviation is about simple strolls, participating in amateur rally competitions or aerobatics.
Training : The apprentice pilot
The apprentice pilot must undergo a training under the supervision of a qualified instructor. The training is always done at the pace appropriate for each student and apprentice …
Become a captain
Those who wish to pilot an airplane by becoming commanders must obtain their patent.
The pilot certificate is a document certifying that the holder is qualified to become a pilot-in-command on an airplane.
Get A Private Pilot's License
The private pilot license is granted to candidates over 17 years of age who have about 40 hours of flying time with about 20 hours of dual time and at least 10 hours of supervised solo flight.