Flight training; registration for theoretical and practical examination

The aeronautical examinations consist of a theoretical and a practical part.


The theoretical examination covers the subjects of aviation law, human performance, meteorology, communication, fundamentals of flying, operating procedures, flight performance and flight planning, general aircraft knowledge and navigation. It is considered passed if 75 % of the achievable points are reached.

In the practical flight test, the applicant shall demonstrate, during a flight under the guidance of an examiner, that he has acquired the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required for the safe operation of the aircraft and can apply them correctly under normal and special conditions.


Theoretical examination

  • Completion of the theoretical training
  • Recommendation for the examination and registration by the flight school

Practical examination

  • Passed theoretical examination
  • Completion of practical training
  • Recommendation for examination and registration by the flight school


For private pilots, glider pilots and balloon pilots, the practical examination must be passed within two years of passing the theory examination.


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    • Fee for checking the documents to be submitted when registering for training: 120 EUR
    • Theory examination: approx. 65 - 130 EUR
    • Practical examination: approx. 40 - 100 EUR (without flight costs)


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Status: 20.12.2021

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