Top 10 Essential Tips For Student Pilots.  Master These Basics

Top 10 Essential Tips for Student Pilots. Master these basics

Here are ten essential tips for student pilots.  I could give ten more but these are the most important.  Keep these in mind before and after you enroll in flight school and you’ll save both time and money.  You’ll also enjoy the learning the process more by being better prepared. Learn From The Past The…

Best Ipad For Pilots: Overview, Best Features, Specs, And Price Points

Best iPad for Pilots: Overview, Best Features, Specs, and Price Points

Finding the best iPad for pilots involves matching the models available with the needs of the pilot in question.  A commercial pilot will need a higher spec iPad to that of a student.  having an Apple iPad in the cockpit has become almost indispensable. It’s hard to imagine flying without one, as it provides invaluable…

Two Seater Spitfire Flights: Soaring To New Heights & Delights

Two Seater Spitfire flights: Soaring To New Heights & Delights

Two seater Spitfire flights are seen by many as the ultimate in flight experiences, and it’s not hard to see why. The Spitfire is one of the most iconic aircrafts in history, known for its role in the Battle of Britain during World War II. It is a symbol of British engineering and determination, and…

Soar Through The Sky On Spitfire Flights From Biggin Hill

Soar Through the Sky on Spitfire Flights from Biggin Hill

Take to the skies in a series of Spitfire flights from Biggin Hill, the historic World War II fighter base in Kent. Experience the power of this iconic fighter plane as you soar through the skies of southern England, just like the young RAF pilots did 80 years ago. The engineers and pilots that make…

Everything You Need To Know About The Light Aircraft Pilot Licence

Everything You Need to Know About the Light Aircraft Pilot Licence

The Light Aircraft Pilot Licence (LAPL) is a licence that allows you to fly certain light aircraft. It is different from the more common Private Pilot Licence (PPL), as we shall see. The LAPL syllabus is shorter than the PPL, and it is, therefore, ideal for those who are just starting in aviation. In this…

Gyrocopter Training Cost Uk – Where To Fly And Train For A Ppl(G)

Gyrocopter Training Cost UK – Where to fly and train for a PPL(G)

In this post I explain why you should go for a flight in a gyrocopter, where you’ll find some gyrocopter training in the UK, and what it costs to complete a course that leads to a licence. My Gyrocopter Flying Experience in a Magni Gyro So far I’ve only had two flights in a gyrocopter….

Gyrocopter Training Near Me (Usa)

Gyrocopter Training Near Me (USA)

If you’ve ever typed the search phrase ‘gyrocopter training near me‘ into a search engine then congratulations for being someone with a sense of adventure. Once you’ve found somewhere that offers flights in these aircrafts your life will probably change for the better in all kinds of ways. Learning to fly a gyroplane can be…

Private Pilot Course. Aviation Careers

Private Pilot Course. Aviation Careers

If you’re looking for a private pilot course to help with your studies then there are several available but this new course is about the inspiration and the motivation to learn to fly and to keep flying once you’re qualified. It’s also about the opportunities available to you in terms of aviation careers and the…

Strong Reasons Why You Should Learn To Fly (And Start Today)

Strong Reasons Why You Should Learn To Fly (And Start Today)

In July 2015 the aerospace giant Boeing predicted that the world would need 558,000 new pilots during the next twenty years.  If this forecast for half a million pilots jobs were correct at the time (and they should know, being Boeing) then there has never been a better time to learn to fly.  If you…

Flight Experience Days

There are all kinds flight experience days in which you can get a taste of flying for the first time, or which you can give as a gift of a trial flight.  This could be something gentle and relaxed like a short flight in a light aircraft, or the adrenalin rush of a Top Gun…

Touring on a PPL

Touring on a PPL is a fantastic way to build cross-country flight time and have a lot of fun in the process. Think of touring on a PPL like a road trip except you’re doing it in an airplane. Length of Trip The first thing you’ll want to determine is the length of your trip…

Advanced Ppl – The Instrument Rating

Advanced PPL – The Instrument Rating

For the determined pilot seeking to expand his/her privileges, after the Private Pilot’s Licence comes the Instrument Rating.  The Instrument Rating allows you to fly in inclement weather, or weather that doesn’t meet the definition for VFR flight. With an Instrument Rating, you can fly under the instrument flight rules or IFR flight rules. Whereas…