Here are some frequently aksed questionsa about Leicestershire Aero Club and Leicester Airport
We have a fleet of 9 club aircraft which you use when you are learning or once you have passed your test.
3 miles, not far of the A6 near Stoughton.
Yes – Leicester Airport is run as a members club.
To obtain a PPL (private pilots licence) costs £7055 (£6630 if paid in advance).Prices include all text books, flying aids and test fees.
No other qualifications, but you will require an aviation medical certificate is required to prove that you are fit enough to fly.
The licence will entitle you to fly in fair weather during daylight. Pilots can progress to obtain a night rating, instrument rating, aerobatic rating, commercial pilot license, flying instructor license etc. These are also available from Leicester Airport.
There are 7 exams which are within the capability of most students.
A student has to complete 45 hours of flight training before taking a skills test. You determine how long you take to complete this training.
Flying hours can be logged from the age of 14, first solo flight from the age of 16 and a full PPL license from the age of 17. Other than that the ability to pass an aviation medical.
Yes, an unaccompanied person may fly from the age of 12.
Yes. The bar in open in the evenings and is very busy at the weekend. We also have larger more formal events.
Week days only require 2/3 days advance notice but weekends require are 2/3 weeks notice as they are the most popular time with many to fly.
Around 500 members.
Leicestershire Aero Club is one of the safest flying clubs in the country with an excellent safety record.
No – at the moment you can join straight away.
Got any other questions about flying from Leicester Airport, flying vouchers, flying lessons, flying experiances becoming a member of Leicestershire Aero Club? Please call us or e-mail email@example.com or call 0116 259 2360