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PPL Ground School Books

This range of ground school books by recognised pilot book publishers cover the entire PPL ground school exams you will undertake when training for your licence. The choice of books is up to you but we recommend not mixing and matching. Ask your flight instructor which books your flight training school to use.
Air Pilots Manual 1 - Flying Training
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 1 - Flying Training
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£25.00
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Air Pilots Manual 2 - Air Law & Meteorology
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 2 - Air Law & Meteorology
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£25.00
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Air Pilots Manual 3 - Air Navigation
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 3 - Air Navigation
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£25.00
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Air Pilots Manual 4 - Aeroplane Technical
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 4 - Aeroplane Technical
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£25.00
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Air Pilots Manual 5 - Radio Navigation & Instrument Flying
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 5 - Radio Navigation & Instrument Flying
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£30.00
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Air Pilots Manual 6 - Human Performance and Operational Procedures
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 6 - Human Performance and Operational Procedures
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£25.00
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Air Pilots Manual 7 - Communications
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilots Manual 7 - Communications
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£22.00
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Air Pilot's Manual 1-7 Bundle
Air Pilot PublishingAir Pilot's Manual 1-7 Bundle
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£140.00
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EASA Q&A Air Law Exam Prep - Volume 1
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Air Law Exam Prep - Volume 1
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Operational Procedures Exam Prep - Volume 2
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Operational Procedures Exam Prep - Volume 2
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Principles of Flight Exam Prep - Volume 3
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Principles of Flight Exam Prep - Volume 3
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Meteorology Exam Prep - Volume 4
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Meteorology Exam Prep - Volume 4
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Navigation Exam Prep - Volume 5
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Navigation Exam Prep - Volume 5
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Communications Exam Prep - Volume 6
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Communications Exam Prep - Volume 6
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Human Performance Exam Prep - Volume 7
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Human Performance Exam Prep - Volume 7
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Aircraft General Exam Prep - Volume 8
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Aircraft General Exam Prep - Volume 8
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Flight Planning Exam Prep - Volume 9
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Flight Planning Exam Prep - Volume 9
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£8.50
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EASA Q&A Books Set 1-9
Air Pilot PublishingEASA Q&A Books Set 1-9
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£71.50
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AFE PPL Book 1 - Flying Training
AFEAFE PPL Book 1 - Flying Training
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£21.95
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AFE PPL Book 2A - Air Law
AFEAFE PPL Book 2A - Air Law
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£14.95
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AFE PPL Book 2B - Operational Procedures
AFEAFE PPL Book 2B - Operational Procedures
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£14.95
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AFE PPL Book 2C - Communications
AFEAFE PPL Book 2C - Communications
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£14.95
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AFE PPL Book 3 - Navigation & Meteorology
AFEAFE PPL Book 3 - Navigation & Meteorology
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£21.95
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AFE PPL Book 4 - Principles of Flight
AFEAFE PPL Book 4 - Principles of Flight
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£21.95
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AFE PPL Book 5 - Human Factors and Flight Safety
AFEAFE PPL Book 5 - Human Factors and Flight Safety
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£19.95
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AFE EASA PPL Air Law Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Air Law Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Principles of Flight Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Principles of Flight Revision Guide
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£8.95
No VAT
AFE EASA PPL Flight Planning Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Flight Planning Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Operational Procedures Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Operational Procedures Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Meteorology Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Meteorology Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Navigation Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Navigation Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Communications Revision Guide 3rd edition
AFEAFE EASA PPL Communications Revision Guide 3rd edition
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Aircraft General Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Aircraft General Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE EASA PPL Human Performance Revision Guide
AFEAFE EASA PPL Human Performance Revision Guide
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£8.95
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AFE PPL Exam Revision 1-9 Set
AFEAFE PPL Exam Revision 1-9 Set
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£76.00
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The best advice on what is involved in learning to fly comes from the CAA's website. Here we pass on their advice with full credit noted from this page

First steps to flying

In the UK there are many different types of recreational flying available. Whether it is in traditional light aircraft, microlights, gliders, helicopters, balloons or even gyrocopters, there are many options to choose from to suit a range of interests and budgets.

This section is about how you can take your first steps towards acquiring a pilot licence, which you will need in order to participate in almost all types of flying. Learning to fly is often one of the most rewarding things you will ever undertake. It is also a serious commitment of both your time and money so it’s important to do your research and make informed decisions about your training.

Generally your training will include

  • Ground training and exams in different subjects
  • Dual flying lessons with an instructor
  • Solo flying training
  • Flight test

Some useful sources of information are

  • Flying magazines – many publish useful guides on learning to fly
  • Flying associations, clubs and schools
  • Online forums for pilots/flying

Minimum age requirements

  • 16 years old to hold a licence for a glider or balloon
  • 17 years old to hold a licence for aeroplanes or helicopter

Medical Standards

Prior to starting training for any pilot licence it is worth considering the medical standards required. You will need to have a medical examination and be given a medical certificate in order for your licence to be valid.