Private Flying Lessons

 
 
 
 

Get your wings with our selection of flying lessons! If you've ever dreamed of being a pilot or just want to have a go at the controls an aeroplane, you've come to the right place. Flying lessons are a big part of our heritage, as we are the sister company to the people who were behind the world-famous Biggin Hill Airshows. With that sort of pedigree, it's no wonder we can boast one of the biggest ranges of flying schools the length and breadth of the UK.

You will be taking to the air in a modern light aircraft from a fully CAA registered flight school or training centre. Many use two seater aircraft such as the Cessna 152, whilst the most popular four-seater is the Piper Archer. Lessons in aircraft with four seats cost more, but it does mean you can usually invite someone to join you as a back seat passenger for your flight. Read more...

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Taster flying lesson school with hands-on flying experience during first flight!

Venue Nationwide

From £59.00

 
Cheap flying lessons at aviation schools UK wide and throughout Scotland

Venue Nationwide

From £79.00

 
Enjoy double or triple the time in the air with these Landaway experiences...

Venue Locations Nationwide

Was £275.00 NOW £147.50

 
Flying schools offering one hour learn to fly lessons and pilot instruction,...

Venue Nationwide

From £135.00

 
Want an in-depth flight experience that shows you just what it's like to pilot...

Venue Coventry Airport

Was £225.00 NOW £99.00

 
Pilots flying course with lessons available at UK aviation clubs and schools

Venue Locations Nationwide

From £495.00

 
Immerse yourself in the aviation world with this Aeroplane Pilot Day Course!...

Venue Nationwide

From £199.00

 
Trial flight lessons in four seater plane at schools around the UK.

Venue Nationwide

From £109.00

 
Lessons at Biggin Hill airport in Kent, one of the most renowned airports in...

Venue Biggin Hill Airport in Kent

From £95.00

 
Spread your wings and head into the skies with this long-established Durham...

Venue Durham Tees Valley Airport

From £105.00

 
Our Duxford flight experiences aren't just about time in the sky, they're a...

Venue Imperial War Museum

From £125.00

 
Cruise over the coastline on these thrilling Flying Lessons In Essex! This...

Venue Clacton, Essex

From £99.00

 
Be part of this busy flying academy based at Blackpool airport with lessons...

Venue Blackpool Airport, Lancashire

From £85.00

 
A small and friendly location for your flying lessons in Carlisle! Here's your...

Venue Carlisle Airport

From £105.00

 
Go sky high with these flying lessons over Liverpool: soar among the clouds,...

Venue Liverpool John Lennon Airport

From £105.00

 
Their motto is 'Learn to fly with the friendly experts' and that's what makes...

Venue Blackbushe in Surrey

From £122.00

 
Take your flying lessons in Bristol and you'll find yourself taxiing along the...

Venue Bristol

From £105.00

 
Ever thought about taking flying lessons in the South West? If so, we think...

Venue Bodmin

From £79.00

 
Stunning views over Cornwall and the surrounding coastline makes these...

Venue Newquay

From £90.00

 
If there's one name that's synonymous with flight training and flying lessons...

Venue Cranfield, Bedfordshire

From £105.00

 
A very friendly flying club offering short taster flights at a private airfield...

Venue Umberleigh, North Devon

From £100.00

 
Take your slot in amongst the 'big boys' with these flying lessons in Glasgow!...

Venue Glasgow International Airport

From £130.00

 
If you're in the south west of the country and want to take to the skies, these...

Venue Compton Abbas, Dorset

From £105.00

 
Take to the skies with some light aircraft lessons from Lydd Airfield..

Venue Lydd Airport

From £78.00

 
An aero club run by its members for its members - that's where you'll be taking...

Venue Kemble, Gloucestershire

From £115.00

 
Take to the skies like a bird on the wing with our flying lessons over...

Venue Langworth, Lincolnshire

From £59.00

 
This flying school based out of Elstree aerodrome is really convenient for...

Venue Elstree Aerodrome, Hertfordshire

From £95.00

 
Realise those childhood aerial ambitions with these flying lessons from...

Venue Humberside Airport

From £95.00

 
Flying lessons Redhill - with our full range of introductory packages, you'll...

Venue Redhill Aerodrome

From £122.00

 
Take your flying lessons at Swansea Airport and you will be getting airborne...

Venue Swansea

From £109.00

 
There's something quite unusual about these flying lessons in North Wales. Not...

Venue Lleweni Parc, North Wales

From £95.00

 
Take off on your airway to success with these Flying Lessons from Sheffield...

Venue Doncaster, South Yorkshire

From £79.00

 
Reach for the skies with this range of Shoreham Airport flying lessons boasting...

Venue Shoreham Airport

From £119.00

 
Enjoy multiple landings and take-off options at this Beverley Airfield...

Venue Beverley Airfield

From £89.00

 
Try Flying In Bournemouth and take your first foray into the skies over the...

Venue Bournemouth Airport

From £109.00

 
Find your wings at this Coventry flying school! All planes used are...

Venue Coventry Airport

From £59.00

 
They say great things come in small packages and that's certainly true of these...

Venue North Lanarkshire

From £90.00

 
Feel the wind beneath your wings on these Earls Colne airfield lessons in a...

Venue Earls Colne Airfield, Essex

From £105.00

 
Get in amongst the aviation 'big boys' on these flying lessons in Exeter! The...

Venue Exeter Airport, Devon

From £100.00

 
Take to the skies with a trial flying lesson in North Nottinghamshire! This...

Venue near Retford

From £89.00

 
Learn to Fly In Hampshire in a four seater light aircraft! The Piper PA 28...

Venue Andover, Hampshire

From £79.00

 
Treat them to flying lessons in Cardiff! Do you know someone who would revel in...

Venue Cardiff Airport

From £105.00

 
Get a taste of the sky-high life at this professional Flight Training...

Venue Newcastle Airport

From £115.00

 
Feel the buzz in a light aircraft when you take your flying lesson from Norwich...

Venue Norwich International Airport

From £179.00

 
Try flying in Northamptonshire at this convivial and relaxed airfield for a fun...

Venue Turweston Aerodrome

From £79.00

 
Enjoy a trial flight at Nottingham City Airport! This well-placed airport is...

Venue Nottingham Airport

From £105.00

 
Come fly with us and discover a whole new world with these flying lessons over...

Venue Enstone Aerodrome

From £79.00

 
Flying lessons Scotland out of Perth Airport! Once called Scone Aerodrome, this...

Venue Perth Aorport, near Scone

From £80.00

 
Head into the blue with these airbourne trial flights in Rochester, Kent! The...

Venue Rochester Airport

From £105.00

 
These introductory lessons fly out of the busy little airfield at Tatenhill...

Venue Burton-upon-Trent

From £90.00

 
The sky’s the limit when it comes to these flying lessons over Staverton....

Venue Gloucestershire Airport

From £99.00

 
Two and four seater flights over Warwickshire. Light aircraft discovery...

Venue near Stratford

From £95.00

 
Destination south coast for these trial flights in Wiltshire! Hidden amongst...

Venue Salisbury

From £109.00

 

Learning to fly isn't cheap and you may be wondering just how much flying lessons cost. Well, with our introductory flights, you can get airborne for less than you think. If a quick zip up into the sky in a Cessna suffices, then you can grab yourself a taster lesson for under £60.

If you want more time to soar the skies there are introductory sessions that last anything from 20 minutes to a full hour. Whatever flight duration your choose, there will always be time for you to have a go at flying the plane for yourself - and believe us, keeping the aircraft steady (known as 'straight and level' in aviation speak) whilst maintaining altitude isn't as easy as it sounds.

Those budding aviators who really want to lift the lid on recreational flying should go for one of our longer flight packages, such as a 'land away', where you take off from one airport, fly to another, land have a quick cuppa in the clubhouse and then head back to your plane for the return leg.

We also have pilot starter packs for anyone who fancies taking those first aviation steps to gaining the PPL (Private Pilots Licence) giving you multiple lessons.These sort of lessons give you extra air miles with extended flying time, so you can really get an insight into what piloting a light aircraft is all about.

After a plane walkaround on the apron, it’s into the cockpit for the pre-flight checks to be sure that pulling back on the stick pushes the elevators up (and the plane into a climb) and inversely, pushing forwards forces the elevators down causing you to descend. The pedals at your feet control the rudder to help you turn and then moving the stick left or right lifts the ailerons left or right for you to make your turn. (See, we told you this flying lark wasn't easy!).

After start up (at this point you'll understand why you're wearing an intercom headset - it can be pretty noisy in these small planes), it’s time to taxi to the runway. Once the delicate matter of taking off has been completed and you're out of your initial climb it's your chance to shine on these flying lessons. As you utter those immortal words 'I have control' it will be you flying the plane. We think it's amazing how sensitive the controls are and if you've got the flying bug, you might even be able to try and a couple of turns. Wherever you go in the UK, enjoy your fledging flight!

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