Man must rise above the Earth-to the top of the atmosphere and beyond-for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.Socrates
Steve has been flying since 1999 and has always had the dream of having his own flying club. Steve bought the club in November 2013 along with his wife, Alison.
Steve instructs for CPL, Instructor, PPL, LAPL, IMC and night and is an examiner for PPL, LAPL and IMC.
Alison bought the club along with Steve and her role is to make sure Steve flies as much as possible! Alison assists with the running of Blackbushe Aviation in partnership with the Operations team.
Kirsty has joined us as operations manager and is excited to bring her vast knowledge of customer service to the Blackbushe Team! Next time you are passing by come and introduce yourself!
Hebe joined us in May 2018 and is working whilst studying for her degree in Philosophy at Bristol. She is very smiley and bubbly and always on hand to help you how she can. Next time you're in come in and say hi!
Chad has recently joined us to manage the social media for Blackbuhse Aviation. He also occasionally flies the desk, so say hi next time you see him!
Will is one of our unrestricted instructors. He currently flies for a commercial airline out of Gatwick and teaches PPL, LAPL and SEP Class Ratings on his days off. He is also looking forward to extending his instructing privileges to include MEP and IR soon!
Chris has joined after completing his flight instructor course with us. He normally flies corporate jets and is looking forward to bringing his skills and knwledge to Blackbushe Aviation
Rob teaches PPL, LAPL and aerobatics. After flying tornados at Mach 2.2, rob has decided to take on a bit more of a challenge and fly Cessna 152s at mach 0.142
Professor Mike Bagshaw, or plain Mike, as we call him, is an instructor and examiner with a vast and varied aviation history. Mike has been a test pilot, medical examiner and instructor/examiner and has flown every conceivable aircraft one could imagine.
Steve teaches and examines PPL, LAPL, and IR(R). He also teaches CPL and IR. He is a current commercial pilot who intructs and examines with us part time!
Steve conducts our aerobatic trial lessons and aeros courses. Steve has been instructing at Blackbushe Aviation from before it was called Blackbushe Aviation! Steve has a great deal of experience as an aerobatic pilot and instructor and loves turning people upside down.
After finding his way to Marrakesh in a Piper Arrow (which he claims was intentional) Alastair plans club flyouts and teaches PPL and LAPL
Chris has been a long time mebmber with us and has jsut completed hes SEP CRI. He can instruct for those of you who hold a license and would like training in an SEP aircraft!
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.