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Old June 30th, 2014, 07:38 AM   #1
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I'm looking at going for the UK license for arial work.

As I understand it there are two bodies for ground school followed by an exam, then some form of practical exam.

Let's put the ground school to one side for a moment, since that's down to academic study.

What form does the practical flying test take and what sort of manoeuvres are you required to undertake? I'm assuming (hoping) that silly acrobatics play no part in this, especially since I'm only interested in smooth flight / hover for filming, but I'd like to know more about it if possible.

Could someone expand on what the practical testing involves?

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Old June 30th, 2014, 08:19 AM   #2
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Take a look at the Flight Assessment section here RPQ-small training up to 20kg
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Old June 30th, 2014, 11:06 AM   #3
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Thanks. It's not very specific about the courses you have to fly, but that's OK, we should be able to do pretty much anything right?

Several sites talk about flight logs. Can anyone give me an example of the information recorded in your logs?
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Old June 30th, 2014, 11:48 AM   #4
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Here's some information for candidates: http://www.eurousc.com/assets/luass-...-issue-3.0.pdf

I'd assume the flight logs are pretty similar to those used on other aircraft: the type, details of the individual aircraft (perhaps serial no or registration), time of take off and landing, duration of flight, location and remarks or notes.
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Old June 30th, 2014, 02:09 PM   #5
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"licence" in UK
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Old June 30th, 2014, 03:37 PM   #6
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"licence" in UK
Thank you Ronald. :)
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Old July 1st, 2014, 01:20 AM   #7
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Dave,

Do you have a relative called Barry Partington? He'd be getting on a bit know, retired, possibly made it to a Professor of Chemical Engineering (whatever that is).

We were school kids and near neighbours many years ago in Southport, with Barry's family hailing from Yorkshire as he didn't mind telling all and sundry.

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Old July 1st, 2014, 07:31 AM   #8
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No, sorry. At least not that I know of ;)
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