Upcoming Events & News


Leaving the circuit – Flying solo can be tricky enough but then you have to navigate too!

After mastering solo circuits, it was time to venture out by myself into the training area. This might seem quite straight forward, however from the air, everything looks different! Luckily for me, the area that I was training in had some gas pipelines that could be followed into and out of the training area, which…
Read more

Pilot in Command – Demonstrating your piloting skills during your Qualifying Cross-Country flight

In my previous post – ‘A to B and back again – Learning how to Navigate’ – I talked about working your way up from your first solo to your first nav flight. By this point if you’re following along with the progress we’re making, you will have done a couple of these types of…
Read more

Who, Where, What – Learning to communicate on the radio

Over the past weeks Capt. Picot-Watson has told us of her time learning to Aviate and to Navigate. Well this week we find out how she learnt to Communicate. One of the key aspects to learning to fly is actually one that is often forgotten about as it comes so naturally to all those experienced…
Read more

A to B and back again – Learning how to navigate

Capt. Naomi is back with a new blog post talking about the trials and tribulations of navigation and pre-flight planning. The next step in reaching a Private Pilot’s License is completing navigation exercises i.e flying from A to B and back again – first with an instructor on board and eventually solo! Personally, I have…
Read more