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Bristol children receive respite in the sky with Air Smiles day at Bristol Airport

A respite day for children and adults living with profound disabilities and life-limiting conditions saw 20 children and 14 adults from Bristol and the surrounding regions spend a day at …

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18 year old PPL student goes from zero to solo in 11 hours

We love hearing stories about how our students are progressing, during their PPL and afterwards. We recently caught up with PPL student Josh House and invited him to answer some …

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Trial VFR Procedures within Bristol Controlled Airspace

A three month trial is to be conducted to assess revised procedures for the control of VFR flights within Bristol CAS. The trial will establish a one-way flow system for …

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Another informative GASCo Safety Evening at Bristol and Wessex

On Friday 22nd March 2019 we welcomed regional safety officer Martin Benson from GASCo to Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club for the yearly safety evening. This years focus was on …

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Our first SkyDemon Tips and Tricks evening a great success

On February 20th 2019 we held our first SkyDemon Tips & Tricks evening held here at the club, the event was a complete sell out of tickets with all tickets …

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GASCo Safety Evening 2019 at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club are proud to announce that the General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) will be holding another safety evening seminar at the club on Friday 22nd March …

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Ten years of flying from a Cessna 150 to a Jet Provost

All of our case studies to date have been very interesting to put together and read as they have given an insight into the life, career and training of some …

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SkyDemon Tips & Tricks Evening at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club are proud to host SkyDemon for a tips and tricks evening. The informative session will be given by SkyDemon’s Marketing Development Coordinator, Rob, who has over …

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Featured on Fixers UK Production

We were recently featured in a short film for FixersUK who work with the Road Safety Trust on a ground-breaking project, engaging young people aged 13-29 nationwide in 12 individual …

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From aerospace engineer to easyJet first officer

Over many years we have trained many student pilots who have gone onto further flying whether that be for pleasure or as a career, each and every student we work …

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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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From PPL to ambitions of aerobatic and commercial flying

Another of our recent students who gained their PPL in 2018 is Keir Williams, starting from a young age Keir grew up around aviation flying in various aircraft with his …

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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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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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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 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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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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