EI-GYD is one of the club’s training aircraft that is specifically designated for initial training for the EASA LAPL and PPL. It’s identical to the other club training aircraft and is also fitted with a Kanardia digital artificial horizon which is used for teaching the instrument lessons of the PPL.
Like the other club aircraft, it is fitted with a Mode S Transponder, 8.33 kHz compliant radio and iPad SkyDemon navigation. It has a Y stick control, adjustable seats and an MTOW of 600kgs.All hours flown on this aircraft can be credited towards the revalidation by experience requirements of an EASA SEP and an EASA LAPL. This specific aircraft can also be used for the one-hour instructional flight required to revalidate an EASA SEP or an EASA LAPL once flown with an Instructor holding the relevant EASA Instructor Certificate.
Bookings on this aircraft can be made using the Online Booking link above. Further information including aircraft and equipment manuals is available to all members from the Members Area link above. Pilots wishing to fly this aircraft must hold a LAPL licence or higher. It’s not possible to fly this aircraft on a Microlight licence.