Night Rating

The Night rating follows on from the PPL. This rating as the name implies, allows the holder to operate and fly an aircraft at night. To qualify for the night rating, one must:

An applicant for a night rating must be the holder of a valid pilot’s licence

5 hours theoretical knowledge instruction

Pass an online night rating theory exam

A minimum of 10 hours instrument training, of which at most 5 hours may be flown in an approved simulation device

Not less than 5 take offs and landings as the pilot manipulating the controls while under dual instruction

A night navigation of at least 150 nautical miles

A night rating is valid for as long as the pilot’s licence is valid