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PPL student overcomes barriers to obtain pilots licence

We are particularly proud of one of our recently qualified students, Max Wood who obtained his private pilots licence in May 2018 at the age of 20. During his training …

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Bristol and Wessex student hits the big time with Ryanair

One of our past students, Sarah Dunglinson, who gained her private pilot’s licence in 2015 has recently completed her commercial pilot training and landed a job with Ryanair flying the …

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We have been rated Excellent by students and customers

Following our recent signup a few months ago to reviews platform TrustPilot we have been steadily collecting honest and genuine reviews from students, customers and visitors to Bristol and Wessex …

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A busy weekend for the Weston Air day in June 2018

During the weekend of 23rd and 24th June Bristol & Wessex welcomed the RAF Typhoon Display Team and RAF Red Arrows to Bristol Airport where they were parked ahead of …

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Could you meet the Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club 45 challenge?

Six cadets from 2442 Westbury on Trym Air Cadets have taken part in the Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club “45 Challenge” which has been designed to emulate the renowned WW2 …

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Sidcot School takes to the air for a second year

Students from Sidcot School near Bristol Airport will be taking the controls of a Piper PA28 aircraft for trial lessons at Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club once again this summer. …

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Bristol Airport hosts Air Smiles Day in support of aviation charity Fly2Help

On Saturday 24th March 2018 young visitors and their families visited Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club for an exciting and action-packed day with Airbus, Bristol Airport and Fly2Help. More than …

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Further successful culinary events at The Flight Lounge

Our fantastic on-site café/restaurant The Flight Lounge has put on some recent successful events for Valentines Day and Mothers Day. Guests who attended our Valentines dinner were greeted with a …

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LARS in the vicinity of Bristol Airport after 1st March

The Lower Airspace Radar Service at Bristol Airport will be closed by NATS from 1st March 2018, the decision has been made to strike the best balance between maintaining the …

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Additional Cessna light aircraft joins our self fly hire fleet

We are pleased to announce that an additional light aircraft has joined our varied fleet, the Cessna 182T complete with a Garmin G1000 instrument panel is now available for self …

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Have you thought about adding a night rating to your licence?

It has been an exciting few weeks at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club with night flying. Five PPLs have successfully added night ratings to their licences since the clocks went …

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Trial Lesson and Flight Simulator Experiences for Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching we have the ideal Christmas gift for your family, friends, colleagues or maybe yourself. Starting from just £39.00 our flight simulator experiences allow you to experience …

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Around the World Adventure starts from Bristol Airport

Hot air balloonist and director of the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Phil Dunnington and his wife, Allie Dunnington departed from the Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club for the first stage …

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The Flight Lounge Annual Summer BBQ 2017

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our annual summer barbecue on Saturday 17th June 2017 from 11.00am until late. This event coincides nicely with the Weston …

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The Flight Lounge welcomes aviation enthusiasts

Bristol Airport will be welcoming a large number of additional flights from Spain between Friday 2nd and Sunday 4th June for the Champions League final which is being held at …

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Featured in Airports of the World Magazine

We were recently visited by leading aviation magazine publisher Key Publishing to be featured in an article about Bristol Airport for their June 2017 issue. The editor of the magazine …

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New relationship established with Sidcot School

Sunday 27th November 2016: As part of a budding new relationship between Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club and Sidcot School, two sixth form students took to the skies in G-GFCB, …

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New full motion flight simulator installed

We have recently purchased and installed our very own full motion aircraft simulator, known as a Redbird MCX the simulator is the only one of its kind found in the …

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New hangar built for aircraft maintenance

A new project that has been recently completed is the construction of a new maintenance hangar for general aviation support at Bristol Airport, this new facility allows us to provide …

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New flying club website recently launched

You may have already noticed but we have recently launched a brand new website, this new website now includes a lot more detailed information on the various types of training …

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Helping support Children’s Hospice South West

On Sunday 21st September 2016 a team from Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club exhibited at a charity aviation fair held within the Administration Building at Bristol Airport, the event now …

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Bristol Airport welcomes the Red Arrows

On the 11th June 2016 students, visitors and guests at Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club welcomed the Red Arrows to Bristol Airport, later in the day they were also joined …

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Somerset’s breathtaking scenery from the air

Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club recently gave a tour of the Somerset countryside from the air to a reporter and photographer from The Weston Mercury newspaper. The tour resulted in …

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Bristol and Wessex move into new club house

On Wednesday 10 December 2014, Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer at Bristol Airport, officially opened The Bristol Flying School at Bristol Airport. This new purpose-built facility provides offices, training rooms, …

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Contact Details

Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club
Bristol Airport, BS48 3DP

01275 475429

info@bristolandwessex.co.uk

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