@Bathman I am self convinced a way will come. In one way, the lapl is currently better protected than a cpl when it comes to pilots wanting to convert. A foreign cpl with expired ratings can convert to an EASA cpl by ato assessment. A very capable nppl-m pilots with hundreds of fixed wing 3 axis hours even with european tours in their logs cannot convert to a lapl(a). Standards of lapl(a) holders must be fantastic if they don't want to dilute the LAPL(A)'s reputation with such microlight pilots
(Suppose I had better put
Ps: title should say "still" in preference to "now"
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