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If your dream is to fly, now you can do it

by obtaining your LAPL license

The Light Aircraft Pilot title is a qualification issued by the State Aviation Safety Agency so that a person can act as a pilot for recreational use aircraft, that is, for non-commercial purposes. It is a qualification lower than that of Private Pilot. It is ideal for those who want to start in the world of aviation, but do not intend to be professionals in the sector

LAPL License

It is a middle route between an ULM licence an a PPL (A) licence with benefit as:

The Light Aircraft Pilot License (LAPL) is a European license that came into force in 2015 to promote aviation in Europe. Through the LAPL course you can obtain an initial pilot license at a more affordable price.

The LAPL license bridges the gap between an ultralight pilot license and a PPL(A) license, offering advantages such as:
Credit transfer of theory modules (100% of the theory can be transferred to the PPL(A) course, which cannot be done with an ultralight pilot course).

Recognition of flight hours: all flight hours are certified and cumulative (100% of flight time is recognised, while with the ultralight pilot license it is only 10%)

Fly under visual flight rules (VFR) in controlled airspace and/or airports.

Fly at night under night flight rules (NVFR).

Fly certified light aircraft with a maximum take-off weight of 2000 kg and up to four seats.

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Official school

Fulfill your dream of being a pilot in one

of the best academy

Our Light Aircraft Pilot Course offers you all the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to be able to train and obtain your LAPL license, thus fulfilling your dream of flying.

Upon completion of your studies, you will be ready to take to the skies. And who knows? Maybe you dare to continue training with us. We have a wide variety of courses related to the aeronautical world from which you can do your profession.


The applicant must complete 100 theoretical hours. During the course the following topics will be studied;


  • Aeronautical law

  • Human factors

  • Meteorology

  • Communications

  • Principles of flight

  • Operational procedures

  • Flight performance and planning

  • General knowledge of the aircraft

  • Navigation

Once the theoretical classes are finished, the students

will take a school's own exam before taking the official


After passing the official exams, students will be

accredited in the corresponding theoretical knowledge

to make use of their LAPL license..


The duration of the course is approximately 2 months

and allows combining the Theoretical Phase with

the Flight Phase.

Even so, the final duration to obtain the license depends on the time and number of calls necessary to pass the exams of the different subjects and the in-flight verification, usually varying between 3 and 6 months in total.


The Flight Instruction Phase for LAPL (A) consists of 31,50 hours of flight instruction by plane, and must consist of at least:

15 hours of dual command instruction in the class in which the skill test will take place.

6 hours of supervised solo flight, including at least 3 hours of solo cross-country flight including at least 1 cross-country flight of at least 150 km (80 NM), during which at least 1 landing will be made with a full stop at an aerodrome that not be the starting one.

The 10 reasons to choose Canavia Aviation Academy

Prices for the light aircraft course

Remember that we offer personalized education so you can start your Professional Pilot Course at any time, doing the training in our school (Gran Canaria or Tenerife) or in a distance mode.

The Canary Islands are located off the northwest coast of Africa, the "Islas Canarias" are officially recognized as the place of eternal spring. Thanks to the favorable effect of the trade winds, the Canary Islands enjoy a unique climate, with mild temperatures all year round. Precisely these particular atmospheric conditions, unobtainable in other countries of continental Europe, make the Canary Islands the ideal place for pilot training. These perfect conditions, which are not found in other schools in Europe, allow students to be trained in the shortest possible time and also offer them the possibility of both land and sea sports all year round. Our 2 main theory and flight teaching centers are located in Gran Canaria. Our school is authorized by the European and national EASA/EASA state agencies to carry out the final tests (official theory exams) directly in our premises.


Enjoy a stay in a unique paradise as you fulfill your dream of becoming a pilot.

I am interested: what should I do now?

We hope that the information presented has been of interest to you. At first glance everything may seem unclear so we strongly advise you to come and visit us in person to discuss your training, costs, start etc ... CANAVIA is open every day of the week from 09:00 until evening. However, we recommend that you make an appointment in order to be able to better assist you. If you wish to take an introductory flight, or have information or have any questions, we suggest you contact us without any problem.

We are always at your disposal. Here are our contacts:

tel. / WhatsApp +39 331 2543177

 Or write to us by clicking under "REQUEST INFORMATION".

The Customer Service operates 7 days a week / 24 hours a day and is always at your disposal.

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CANAVIA currently has its own fleet, composed of 7 fully operational aircraft. Do you want more information about them? Enter the "aircraft fleet" section.

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We have incorporated a new flight simulator

FNPT-II unique in the islands, to offer our students a special training.

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Our training team consists of certified instructors with thousands of flight hours and a great experience

in instruction

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Operative 24h. Sixth most important airport in Spain. In connection with 7 international airports only 1 hour away.


To obtain the LAPL Light Aircraft License, no previous experience or aeronautical knowledge is necessary. The only essential thing is enthusiasm and the desire to learn

  • Have a class 1 or class 2 or LAPL medical certificate.

  • Be over 17 years of age.

€ 6.785


Possibility of financing without interest

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