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Free balloon courses

LAPL – LPILOT LICENSE FOR FREE BALLOON LIGHT AEROMOBILES

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The course is meant for those who want to approach the free balloon world. You can begin to fly at the age of 14. To enroll in the course it is necessary to have successfully passed the fitness medical check and, if not yet of age, to have the permission by the parental authority. A minimum of 16 flight hours and 50 theory hours is required. At the end of the course, a theoretical exam shall be made at one of the Enac venues and a practice exam at the headquarters.

To make the exam it is compulsory to have turned 16.

The privileges of a LAPL license keeper for free balloons consists in being active as a master pilot on hot air balloons or hot air airships with a maximum capacity of the shell of 3.400 m3. The number of passengers it is possible to carry is three.

BPL - FREE BALLOON PRIVATE PILOT LICENSE

To enroll in the course it is necessary to have successfully passed the fitness medical check and, if not yet of age, to have the permission by the parental authority. A minimum of 16 flight hours and 75 theory hours are required. At the end of the course, a theoretical exam shall be made at one of the Enac venues and a practice exam at the headquarters. To make the exam it is compulsory to have turned 16.

FI(B) - FREE BALLOON INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Since 2010 NWS has been the first school in Italy to provide specific Flight Instructor courses for free balloon instructor. The course enables the pilot to enter the job world with the free balloon. 55 theory hours and 3 course hours are required.