This is the 3 day CAA approved course at a venue in your chosen location.  The price includes Ground school, Theory Examination, Operations Manual ratification and Flight Evaluation.

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Day 1 & 2 Ground School 

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

  • Introduction
  • Air Law
  • Principles of Flight
  • Meteorology
  • CAPS and Lithium Polymer Batteries
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Operations Manual
  • Introduction to Human Factors

At the end of day 2 is the important theory examination part of the RPCS. This 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 the Theory Examination you can re-sit the paper for free however at least 10 days must pass before you are able to re-sit.

Day 3 

Operations Manual

The morning of day 3 you will complete an Operations manual workshop, you will have the knowledge and skills to complete your Operations Manual to a professional standard that RUSTA deem acceptable.

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, Chester, 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, Telford, Uxbridge, Wolverhampton


15th – 17th January 2019, 29th – 31st January 2019, 12th – 14th February 2019, 19th – 21st February 2019, 5th – 7th March 2019, 12th – 14th March 2019, 19th – 21st March 2019, 9th – 11th April 2019, 15th – 17th April 2019, 14th – 16th May 2019, 11th – 13th June 2019, 18th – 20th June 2019, 9th – 11th July 2019, 16th – 18th July 2019, 6th – 8th August 2019, 12th – 14th August 2019, 13th – 15th August 2019, 10th – 12th September 2019, 17th – 19th September 2019, 8th – 10th October 2019, 15th – 17th October 2019, 12th – 14th November 2019, 9th – 11th December 2019