The CASA Glider pilot licence introduced by Part 61 is now available for those Australian glider pilots wishing
to have their GFA qualification recognised overseas.
To meet CASA requirements, a pilot must hold a valid Glider Pilot Certificate issued by the GFA. The GFA Glider Pilot Certificate is compliant with Annex 1 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the standards for its issue are equivalent to the competency standards for the glider pilot licence mentioned in the Part 61 Manual of Standards.To apply for a CASA Glider Pilot Licence, applicants need to complete CASA Form 61-1GP - Glider Pilot Application and must provide:
Applicants should refer to page 1 of the Glider Pilot Licence Application form for additional requirements.
If you have any further questions regarding CASA licencing requirements please contact the CASA Licencing and Registration Centre (CLARC).
Christopher Thorpe - Executive Manager, Operations