Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to hold this licence if you intend to be a co-pilot in an advanced airliner for charters or during regular scheduled public passenger transport operations.

You may receive a licence for the following aircraft types:

  • Aeroplane (A)
  • Helicopter (H)
  • Gryoplane (G)
  • Airship (AS)
  • Powered lift (PL)

        and

  • Glider (GL).

You may receive a class rating for the following class of aircraft:

  • Single-engine aircraft
  • Multi-engine aircraft

        and

  • Single-engine helicopter.

You are only permitted to operate the type and class of aircraft that is listed on your part 61 licence. You receive class and type ratings according to the competency based training units that you have undertaken at approved flight training organisations or under the authority of an Air Operator Certificate.

Please be aware that there are comprehensive design endorsements, operational ratings, operational endorsements and flight activity endorsements that must be listed on your licence before you can undertake certain activities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
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Have passed the aeronautical knowledge examination for the multi-crew pilot licence and the aeroplane category rating;

  • Have completed a multi-crew pilot licence training course;
  • Have passed the relevant flight tests;
  • Have successfully completed an instrument proficiency check for the relevant aeroplane;
  • Meet the aeronautical experience requirements; and
  • Hold a pilot type rating for a multi-crew aeroplane.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the licence.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$80.00

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, CASA Licensing and Registration Centre (CLARC)
Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Industry Permissions


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300737032

Phone:

02 62171449

Fax:

1300737187
clarc@casa.gov.au

Supporting information

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