Note: Whenever it is mentioned in the following FAQs that you must submit an application form; ensure that the payment details are complete and valid, otherwise the application cannot be processed and may be returned.
Q.1 How much are the various flight tests?
Fees may be levied by the Flight Examiner or your ATO/DTO. Check with your proposed examiner in advance.
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Q.3. Can I choose my own Flight Examiner?
Yes for most tests, however some tests are assigned to examiners by the IAA. please confirm with the Authority if you have any doubts.
Q.4. How long does the process take?
An examiner will normally be allocated to conduct the test within 5 days of an application being received. The Examiner will then contact the applicant directly to make arrangements for the test at a mutually convenient time.
Q.5. Once I have passed the Flight Test, how long will I have to wait for the issue of licence?
The licence should be issued within a period of 15-20 days from the date of receipt of original paperwork, by the IAA, of the flight test report from the Examiner. This assumes that any outstanding fees associated with the licence application have been paid and there are no unforeseen processing delays.
Q.6. What happens if I partially fail the flight test?
A new letter of recommendation will be required from your training organisation in order to request another flight test.