Single Engine Pistons Class (SEP) Rating
Single Engine Pistons (SEP)
Access our SEP qualification training, which will enable you to fly single engine aircraft
Gain access to fly all single-engine piston aircraft
The purpose of the Single Engine Pistons (SEP) class rating is to enable you to work as a pilot on the class of aircraft specified in the rating. This rating is valid for 24 months and at the end of validity, Astonﬂy can enable you to extend it.
Admission requirements for the SEP single-engine piston class training
study within EU
Class 1 or 2
specific to PART-MED regulations
LAPL (A), PPL (A),
CPL (A) or ATPL (A)
Theory with multiple choice questions +
Flight on single-engine aircraft
Duration of training
The training is on request according to your availability.
Your single-engine pistons (SEP) class training programme in detail
The SEP course teaches you the speciﬁcities of flying single-engine piston aircraft, including engine failure in the field.
Minimum 1 hour of flight instruction on single-engine aircraft
Validity and extension of your SEP rating
The SEP qualification is valid 24 months starting from the day of issue. It can be extended for a further 24 months by passing an revalidation flight exam within 3 months prior to the expiry of validity or by justifying 12 hours of flight experience (including 6 hours as captain, 12 take-offs/landings, 1 hour of flight with an instructor) within the last 12 months before the validity expires.
Beyond that, you must complete an additional training course specific to the renewal of this qualification.
SEP validity period
Extension period by experience (12 flight hours)
Your training centre
Find out about your training centre’s resources.
Paris - Toussus le Noble
The SEP training course takes place in Toussus le Noble on the Diamond 172S, a modern G1000 avionics training aircraft, particularly renowned for its flight demonstration capabilities.
Your online interface
Astonﬂy provides you with a dedicated digital platform to follow your training.
Consult the programming of your sessions (schedules, instructors, aircraft, simulators, classroom).
For each flight or simulator exercise, a rating out of 5 is reported by your instructor via the Astonﬂy online interface in order to create a progress map of your educational journey.
Track your payments and debits throughout your training and download your invoices online.
Request a quote for your SEP training
You will receive your quote immediately and be contacted as soon as possible by our teams.