Pilot's license; application for a permit or authorization to operate an aircraft

Participation in air traffic requires a permit and correspondingly registered authorizations. A distinction is made between permits to fly motorized aircraft, helicopters, gliders, balloons, airships and air sports equipment.



Personal requirements

  • physical and mental fitness determined by a flight physician
  • reliability of character
  • Minimum age (depending on the type of license)

Technical requirements

  • Training period in theory and practice with a specified minimum number of flying hours, take-offs and landings
  • Acquisition of a radiotelephony certificate
  • Proof of English language skills in accordance with ICAO requirements, if applicable

The individual requirements can be obtained from the flight schools or the aviation authorities.


The form must be submitted to the aviation authority together with the documents listed there.

Required documents

  • The documents to be submitted are specified in the application form.


Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.


  • 25,00 EUR to 80,00 EUR


Administrative court proceedings; information

Administrative court action


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