Microlights are the cheapest form of flying. This is ideal if you wish to fly locally in Ireland as a hobby. Microlights are designed to run on petrol making the costs more friendly for hobby flying. Microlights are determined by their max takeoff weight. In Ireland, a microlight can weigh a max of 450KG
Before undergoing any training, we highly recommend that you undergo the Class 2 medical examination to make sure that you are fit to fly and hold a license.
To complete your training to obtain a microlight pilot license:
- 100 Hours of ground school training
- 30 Hours minimum of flight training (20 Hours dual minimum / 10 Hours solo minimum)
- A solo cross country flight of 150KM
- Minimum age of 15 to begin training