Pass criteria ✅ of LAPL skill test

Conditions for pass of the  LAPL(A) skill test are described in FCL125(c). The LAPL Exam candidate has to demonstrate the ability to:

  • operate the aeroplane or TMG within its limitations;
  • complete all manoeuvres with smoothness and accuracy;
  • exercise good judgment and airmanship;
  • apply aeronautical knowledge;
  • maintain control of the aeroplane or TMG at all times in such a manner that the successful outcome of a procedure or manoeuvre is never seriously in doubt.

The following limits are for general guidance. The Flight Examiner should make allowance for turbulent conditions and the handling qualities and performance of the aeroplane or TMG used:

  • height: normal flight ± 150 ft
  • speed:
    • take-off and approach +15/-5 knots
    • all other flight regimes ± 15 knots