How to Convert an Expired JAR Licence to an EASA Licence

Updated on 29th July,2016 EASA Licence Conversion Now that the EASA regulations have been fully implemented, I am getting enquiries from worried pilots who have let both their helicopter type rating and their licence expire. The old JAR licence needed to be renewed every 5 years. The new EASA Licence (more correctly referred to as […]

Convert FAA License to European Part-FCL License

Updated on 3rd March, 2017 Convert FAA PPL/CPL/ATPL to EASA PPL This post applies to anyone who has an ICAO helicopter license with a minimum of 100 hours flight time as a pilot. If you need to convert the ICAO licence to an EASA Part-FCL PPL license, this post will explain what is required. The […]

Renewing an Expired EASA Type Rating

Updated on 11th December,2015 If you have let your helicopter type rating lapse – i.e. you forgot to do the annual License Proficiency Check (LPC) on time; then you will have to renew the rating before you can fly as PIC. Under EASA regulations this is quite practical and very straight forward. The amount of […]

Robinson R44 Book

Updated on 24th September,2016 For all you R44 pilots out there, I have just written a new book – just for you. This book has 220 pages and is available in paperback or kindle. Whether you are a student pilot studying to get a license or a qualified pilot learning to fly the Robinson R44 […]