Blackbushe aviation

If you are bored flying, your standards are too low.

Lauran Paine Jr

Congratulations! You are the proud owner of a pilots licence.

For many training organisations the relationship between the school and the student ends there but not at Blackbushe Aviation. We want you to carry on enjoying the privileges of your new licence for years to come and to that end we have regular club events.

During the winter months we, of course, continue to fly but in addition we have monthly seminars on various subjects, usually on the third Wednesday of the month after work at the club.  These are free to members.

To encourage regular flying we can put similar pilots together so that you can have company, share the planning and either fly cheaper or twice as far!

We will also be organising regular fly outs to destinations you might not otherwise fly to. It will encourage you to spread your wings and fly further afield.

Hire, syndicate or non-equity group?

This is a question most pilots ask. Which is cheaper? Which is better for me?

 Depending on how often you fly, your average hourly cost varies greatly. For instance, if you have a sixth share in an aircraft the monthly costs will be in the region of £150 and the hourly rate, including fuel (wet rate) will be £95 ish for a PA28.

If you fly once a month you are paying £245 an hour for your flying, over £100 more than hiring from us!

However, if you go flying every week your hourly rate goes down to less than £140.

Most new pilots hire from the club for a year or do to work out the type of flying they want to do.

Many stay hiring and some go on to fly more complex typrs such as retractable, glass cockpit, twin engine or even classics such as the Tiger Moth.

Ask at the club for more information.

Full Time Flying instructors Wanted


We are a thriving flying school and club with an exciting growth plan. We have ATO status for PPL, CPL and FI courses and will soon be approved to conduct IR and Multi training.

We are looking for a full or part time unrestricted Flying Instructors to work with us on our expansion plans. The successful candidates will be motivated, friendly, professional and enjoy working with a broad range of students. CPL, IR and Multi instructor certificates would be very helpful too!


Phone Steve, CFI, on 01252 877727 for a chat.

Become a Flying Instructor
One place left on our course starting 14 March. Call Steve Morley for details.
Monthly evening seminars at Blackbushe Aviation
We are starting regular monthly seminars at Blackbushe Aviation every third Wednesday of the month starting Weds 17 Jan @18:00 with local flying procedures. Blackbushe is close to Heathrow and Gatwick airspace and also right next to Farnborough with many airfields nearby such as Fairoaks, While Waltham, Odiham, Lasham etc.
I will be presenting on local procedures at the Bushe followed by one of our FISOs to give their take on it. We will then have a controller from Farnborough to discuss local flying using their radar services.
Free to members (join us!) or £5 for non members.
Trial lessons down in price
Two seater trial lessons now £5 off. Landaway trail lessons to Goodwood slashed by £70. Call for details or purchase online. > more
New 45 minute trial lessons from £165
New to Blackbushe Aviation! 45 minute trial lessons. This gives you time to really get to grips with the aircraft and experience a full lesson. Lessons initially last around 45 minutes flight so you will have a good idea what the PPL course will be like. Prices from £165 all inclusive. > more
Blackbushe Aviation Clothing Range now in stock!
Our NEW Blackbushe Aviation clothing range is now available to purchase in our shop!

Flight Bag - £15
HiVis - £15
Hat - £10
Pen - £1.50
BBA/Remove before Flight keyring - £5

Whilst stocks last! > more
Online booking system now LIVE
Online booking system is now LIVE

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New 2017 Charts out now
The New Half Mil Southern Charts (Edition 43) are out now.  They contain a few changes including some new VRPs, radio mandatory zones and small changes to airspace around the South Coast.
£15 as usual. > more