This is the 2-day CAA approved course (with the option to extend to 3 days if you want to complete your operations manual and flight test without delay). The price includes Ground school, Theory Examination, Operations Manual ratification and Operational Evaluation (flight test).

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Day 1 & 2 Ground School 

This is the 2 day ground school theory element of the course which covers

Air Law
Principles of Flight
Lithium Polymer Batteries
Emergency Procedures
Human Factors
Flight Navigation & Flight Planning
Advanced Flight Planning
Exam Recap
Theory Examination

The theory exam is a 70 minute multiple choice paper that will test you on what you have learnt over the two days. You will need 75% or higher to pass. If you happen to fail, you can re-sit the paper for free however at least 10 days must pass before you are able to re-sit.

Day 3 (optional) Operations Manual Workshop & Flight Test
* if not completed on day 3, this must be completed at a later date

Operations Manual

On the morning of day 3 you will complete an Operations manual workshop. This will give you the knowledge and skills to complete your Operations Manual to a professional standard that RUSTA deem acceptable. An approved operations manual is essential to be able to complete your flight test.

N.B. This can be done in your own time at a later date.

Flight Evaluation

If you have a minimum of 2 hours flying time within a 3 month rolling period then you can complete your flight test on the third day. However, if you do not have this experience your flight evaluation can be scheduled for a later date.

Our instructors have taught candidates all over the world and are fully trained air instructors from the Royal Air Force’s Central Flying Training School. We hold RPCS courses nationwide including Bristol, Belfast, Edinburgh, Hereford, Lincoln, Telford and Wolverhampton. Upon successful completion of each element of the course the candidate will be awarded their RUSTA wings and will have the ability to apply to the CAA for their Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO).

Additional information


Belfast, Bristol, Caerphilly, Edinburgh, Lincoln, Norwich, Telford, Uxbridge, Wolverhampton


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