Aviation Dictionary

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Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL)

You are a professional pilot and may be paid and will have a minimum 200-250 hours training.  Can be VFR or IFR, choose twin or single engine aircraft, but must be rated in a complex aircraft with Variable Pitch and retractable endorsement (in Australia)

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