Lowered Age for Bronze Badge
The BGA has confirmed that in order to apply for a Bronze badge you now only need to be 14, rather than the 16 it was previosuly, which will give some of you have a recently gone, and those that are closed to going, solo something to aim for.
In order to qualify for bronze you need to:
- Have 50 solo flights or 20 solo flights and 10 hours total flying time
- Complete a series of ‘flight tests’ with a Full Cat (ideally Robin or Dan)
- Complete a ground multiple choice exam
- Complete two of either 1 hour solo from an A/T or 30 mins from a winch launch.
More information can be found in Laws and Rules:
In order to qualify for the XC endorsement you still need to be 16 but gives you plenty of time to get ready!