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Q.1 How much are the various flight tests?

A. A summary of the fees for flight tests can be found here.  Full details of the current fees charged and levied by the Irish Aviation Authority are published in the Irish Aviation Authority (Fees) (No. 2) Order, 2007 S.I. No. 805 of 2007.

Q.3. Can I choose my own Flight Examiner?

A. 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?

A. 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?

A. The licence should be issued within a period of 5 days from the date of receipt, 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.

Q.6. What happens if I partially fail the flight test?

A. A new letter of recommendation will be required from your training organisation in order to request another flight test. 

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