1185. Classes of licence.

1185.     Classes of licence.

The Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')1 or a person approved by the CAA may grant licences, in a variety of classes for pilots, flight navigators, flight engineers and flight radiotelephony operators, if it is satisfied that the applicant is a fit person to hold the licence and qualified by having the knowledge, experience, competence, skill and physical and mental fitness to act in the capacity to which the licence relates2.

A pilot's licence for aeroplanes may be a private, basic commercial, commercial, or airline transport pilot's licence3; a pilot's licence for