Flight Training

Gaining your Private Pilot Licence (PPL) is a fantastic achievement.  The course is structured with both practical and ground based study elements.  Flight training with our professional flight instructors at AeroSchool, will guide you every step of the way and steer your flying lessons to ensure you complete all the required elements and pass your final licence skill test at an affordable price. Students get access to our online booking facility and can book as much as they want to fly - learn at your own pace.

At the end of the course you'll be able to apply for your Private Pilot Licence.  Why stop there.... gain your night rating or instrument rating (R) with us too!

With our excellent flight instructors and a starter pack, which includes a Log Book and more, you'll have everything you need to begin your amazing journey towards your goal of learning to fly and achieving a Private Pilot Licence!

Private Pilot Licence (PPL)

 

General

Gaining your Private Pilot Licence (PPL) is a fantastic achievement.  The course is structured with both practical and ground based study elements.  Flight training with our professional flight instructors at Scenic Air Tours North East, will guide you every step of the way and steer your training to ensure you complete all the required elements and pass your final licence skill test.

At the end of the course you'll be able to apply for your Private Pilot Licence. 

Flight Training

Applicants for the PPL shall have completed at least 45 hours of flight instruction, which includes at least:

  • 25 Hours of Dual Flight Instruction

  • 10 Hours of supervised solo flight time, which includes at least 5 Hours of solo cross-country flight time. With at least 1 cross-country of at least 150nm, where you'll be expected to carry out 2 full stop landings at 2 different aerodromes from the aerodrome of departure.

  • Remaining hours are made up of revision

Ground Training

There are 9 theoretical knowledge subjects, which have associated exams.  There is course study material which will help prepare you for the exams.  Don't fear though.  Our instructors will help prepare you for the examinations and we even run evening classes and 1 week intensive courses so you can pass them all in one go.

  • Air Law

  • Human Performance

  • Meteorology

  • Communications

  • Operational Procedures

  • Principles of Flight

  • Flight Performance and Planning

  • Aircraft General Knowledge

  • Navigation

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PPL Skill Test

This is it, the time has come for you to take your Licence Skill Test (LST).  The LST is your time to show the flight examiner everything you've learned.  By this stage you'll be up to speed with checking the weather, the NOTAMS  (Notice to Airmen) and safely flying the aircraft through the skies.   The LST will last approximately 90 minutes, and once passed you can submit your paperwork to the Civil Aviation Authority. (CAA).

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LIGHT AIRCRAFT PILOT LICENCE (LAPL)

General

The Light Aircraft Pilot Licence (LAPL) is an alternative to the Private Pilot Licence (PPL) offering similar privileges. The LAPL has less stringent medical requirements and requires less flight training to gain the licence.

The LAPL is ideal for those who only want to fly light aircraft and have no desire fly larger aircraft or gain their Commercial Licence.  It can be converted to the PPL later if needed

Flight Training

Applicants for the LAPL shall have completed at least 30 hours of flight instruction, to apply for the licence which includes at least:

  • 15 Hours of Dual Flight Instruction

  • 6 Hours of supervised solo flight time, which includes at least 3 Hours of solo cross-country flight time. With at least 1 cross-country of at least 80nm, where you'll be expected to carry out 1 full stop landings at a different aerodrome from the aerodrome of departure.

  • Remaining hours are made up of revision

Ground Training

There are 9 theoretical knowledge subjects, which have associated exams.  There is course study material which will help prepare you for the exams.  Don't fear though.  Our instructors will help prepare you for the examinations and we even run evening classes and 1 week intensive courses so you can pass them all in one go.