You will need this licence if you intend to fly an aircraft as pilot in command or co-pilot and conduct both private and commercial operations. This licence covers flights that:
- require two or more flight crew
- will engage in regular public cargo or passenger transport operations.
You may receive a licence for either of the following aircraft types:
- Aeroplane (A)
- Helicopter (H).
You may receive a class rating for the following class of aircraft:
- Single-engine aircraft
- Multi-engine aircraft
- Single-engine helicopter.
You are only allowed to operate the type and class of aircraft that is listed on your 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 which must be listed on your licence before you can undertake certain activities. Please note that there are requirements related to carrying sufficient fuel and monitoring amounts of fuel during flights.