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The flying training for an applicant of a CPL(A) integrated course shall comprise…

  • A
    a total of at least 150 flying hours, of which up to 5 hours for the entire course may be instrument ground time.
  • B
    a total of at least 200 flying hours, of which up to 10 hours for the entire course may be instrument ground time.
  • C
    a total of at least 150 flying hours, instrument ground time not provided.
  • D
    a total of at least 200 flying hours, instrument ground time not provided.

EASA AIRCREW (Regulation (EU) No 1178/2011)
Appendix 3 – Training courses for the issue of a CPL and an ATPL

D. CPL integrated course - Aeroplanes
Flying Training

8. The flying training, not including type rating training, shall comprise a total of at least 150 hours, to include all progress tests, of which up to 5 hours for the entire course may be instrument ground time. Within the total of 150 hours, applicants shall complete at least:

(a) 80 hours of dual instruction, of which up to 5 hours may be instrument ground time;
(b) 70 hours as PIC;
(c) 20 hours of cross-country flight as PIC, including a VFR cross-country flight of at least 540 km (300 NM), in the course of which full stop landings at two aerodromes different from the aerodrome of departure shall be made;
(d) 5 hours flight time shall be completed at night, comprising 3 hours of dual instruction, which shall include at least 1 hour of cross-country navigation and 5 solo take-offs and 5 solo full stop landings;
(e) 10 hours of instrument flight instruction, of which up to 5 hours may be instrument ground time in an FNPT I, FTD 2, FNPT II or FFS. An applicant holding a course completion certificate for the Basic Instrument Flight Module shall be credited with up to 10 hours towards the required instrument instruction time. Hours done in a BITD shall not be credited;
(f) 5 hours to be carried out in an aeroplane certificated for the carriage of at least four persons that has a variable pitch propeller and retractable landing gear.

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