Microlight Syllabus (from Jan 2019)

PHASE 1: FAMILIARISATION EXERCISES AND FOUNDATION

1 Air experience: the first lesson

2 Component parts, controls and systems of the aircraft

3 Preparation for flight and actions after flight

4 Effects of controls

5 Taxiing

PHASE 2: THE BASIC FLIGHT MANOEUVRES

6 Straight and level flight

7 Basic climbing and descending

8 Performance climbing and descending

9a Turning flight

9b Climbing and descending turns 

PHASE 3: SLOW SPEED HANDLING

 10a Critically slow airspeed

 10b Stalling, and spin avoidance

 11 Spinning (N/A as at 2018)

PHASE 4: TAKE-OFF, LANDING AND CIRCUIT FLYING

 12 Circuit training

 13 Advanced take-off and landing techniques

PHASE 5: ADVANCED HANDLING

 14 Advanced turning

 15 Unusual attitudes

PHASE 6: OPERATIONAL HAZARDS, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND UNEXPECTED/UNPLANNED OCCURRENCES

 16a Forced landings

 16b Precautionary landings

 16c Operation at minimum level

 16d Action in the event of an engine/cockpit fire

 16e Systems failure

PHASE 7: SOLO FLIGHT TRAINING

 17a First Solo

 17b Solo circuit, local area orientation and general handling consolidation

PHASE 8: VFR NAVIGATION

 18a Pre-flight planning

 18b En-route navigation, departure and arrival procedures

 18c Navigation at minimum level and/or in deteriorating conditions

 18d Unsure of position and lost procedures

PHASE 9: PREPARATION FOR THE GENERAL SKILLS TEST AND GROUND ORAL EXAM

 19a Dual revision for GST

 19b Revision for the ground oral exam 19c Documentation review