Difference between EASA PPL and LAPL

What is the difference between EASA LAPL and EASA PPL?

Training

EASA LAPL

30 hours flight training, 6 hours solo of which 3 hours must be cross country.

EASA PPL 

45 hours flight training, 10 hours solo of which 5 hours must be cross country.

 

Cross country qualifier

EASA LAPL 

80nm landing at one aerodrome different than departure.

EASA PPL 

150nm landing at two aerodromes different than departure.

 

Privileges 

EASA LAPL 

PIC without passengers until 10 hrs PIC since
to 2000kg with max 4 PoB (incl. pilot), licence issue has been gained, then PIC with
for which a Class Rating is held. Passengers on single engined land planes or
TMGs of up to 2000kg with max 4 PoB (incl. pilot).

EASA PPL  

Holders of PPL (A) are to act without remuneration as PIC or co-pilot on aeroplanes or TMGS engaged in non-commercial operations.
Notwithstanding the paragraph above, the holder of a PPL(A) with instructor or
examiner privileges may receive remuneration for:
(1) the provision of flight instruction for the LAPL(A) or PPL(A);
(2) the conduct of skill tests and proficiency checks for these licences;
(3) the ratings and certificates attached to these licences.

 

Limitations 

EASA LAPL

VFR Day/Night (if qualified) EU airspace only. Weather minima VFR in sight of surface 1.5km visibility outside controlled airspace or 5km in class C,D,E airspace

EASA PPL 

VFR Day/Night (if qualified) EU airspace and abroad e.g. USA, Australia etc. VFR in sight of surface 1.5km visibility outside controlled airspace or 5km in class C, D, E airspace.

 

Validity 

EASA LAPL 

Non Expiring Lifetime License

EASA PPL 

Non Expiring Lifetime License

 

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