Blackbushe aviation

The Instrument Rating (IR) allows a pilot to fly an aircraft under IFR with a minimum decision height of 200ft (60m).

An applicant for an IR(A) shall hold a PPL(A) including a night qualification or CPL(A) and shall have completed at least 50 hours cross-country flight time as Pilot in Command in aeroplanes.

An applicant for an IR(A) must have completed the theoretical course of instruction (at least 200 hours) and must have passed the theoretical knowledge written examinations.

The IR is a rating you can get for single or multi engine aircraft. The course consists of:

Single-Engine IR(A)
At least 50 hours instrument time under instruction of which up to 35 hours may be instrument ground time in our FNPTII simulator.

Multi Engine IR(A)
At least 55 hours instrument time under instruction of which up to 40 hours may be instrument ground time in our FNPTII simulator. The remaining instrument flight instruction shall include at least 15 hours in Multi Engine aeroplanes.

Note: The holder of a CPL(A) may have the total amount of training required for the IR(A) reduced by 5 hours.

A perfect Christmas present, the joy of flight.
Buy your loved one the perfect Christmas present this year with a trial flight in a light aircraft. Take the contriols and experience what it is like to be a pilot.

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Slingsby Firefly joins the fleet!
We have a new aircraft in out fleet a beautifil Slingsby Firefly G-CIKS. Book a flight now! > more
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.
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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

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Online booking system now LIVE
Online booking system is now LIVE

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