Department of theoretical examinations


  • Please pay attention to our Corona-administration rules
  • Please note that due to the current Corona pandemic situation the waiting time to sit a theoretical examination (especially full examinations) can take up to 6 weeks from application date until examination date
  • From 01.02.2022 on, theoretical examinations at LBA according to regulation (EU) 1178/2011 are ONLY possible using the new syllabus. You can find all relevant information at FCL examinations.
  • Information about BIR (Basic Instrument Rating)

The department L2 is holding theoretical examinations in order to acquire the following licences and ratings:

  • Aircraft pilot (airplane) - ATPL(A),
  • Aircraft pilot (helicopter) - ATPL(H) VFR/IR,
  • Multi-crew pilot - MPL,
  • Commercial pilot (airplane) - CPL(A),
  • Commercial pilot (helicopter) - CPL(H),
  • Commerical pilot on airships - CPL(As),
  • Instrument rating licence - IR, CB-IR, BIR,
  • Flight dispatcher - FDB,
  • Flight technician on helicopters - FTH

as well as examinations for the validation of foreign licences and credt of military ratings.

If you wish to sit an exam to aquire a Light Aircraft Pilot’s License (LAPL), Sport pilot licence (SPL), ballon pilot (BPL), privat pilot licence for airplanes (PPL(A)) or helicopter (PPL(H)) please contact the competent (Civil) Aviation Authority of the respective federal state (Bundesland).

Additional Information


Department L 2
38144 Braunschweig
Fax: +49 531 2355 4299

Hotline: + 49 531 2355 4280


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