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We welcome another new flying instructor to the team at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

We are pleased to announce that we have a new instructor that has joined the team here at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club. We extend a warm welcome to Ian …

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Do you want to become a commercial pilot?

We are pleased to announce the exciting news that we have recently formed a partnership with modular flying training provider Aeros at Gloucester to offer our student pilots the ability …

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40% off landing and ATC fees at Bristol Airport until 30th June 2021

Do you fancy flying into Bristol Airport? From 19th April 2021 until 30th June 2021 any light aircraft up to MTOW of 2500kgs will receive a 40% discount off the …

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We have had a great week of returning to flying

We have had a great week back flying at Bristol Airport following being closed due to COVID-19. The past week has included two PPL skills test passes, a qualifying cross …

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News update from GASCo Webinar held on 29th March 2021

On Monday 29th March 2021 the General Aviation Safety Council held a webinar with the objective of promoting flight safety by looking at the causes of accidents and near misses …

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Reopening of Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

In line with Government guidance and the planned easing of Covid 19 restrictions, the next planned step for Bristol and Wessex will take place on 29th March. On this date …

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A successful few months of flying training at Bristol & Wessex

Since our last update on flying training when we reopened in July 2020 the months of September, October and the first few days of November have been very busy with …

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Important information for students to register on the CAA Portal for online PPL exams

The UK CAA has changed the way their PPL Examinations are performed, launched earlier this month all student undergoing PPL courses no longer complete written examinations but complete an online …

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A great month of achievements at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club

Following our re-opening on the 9th July 2020 due to closing back in March, we have had a great month of student achievements that we wanted to make some positive …

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We have launched our own Youtube Channel for flying tips and tricks

During the current difficult situation we are all at home keeping safe and well, apart from our valued key workers, a lot of us are missing flying or missing learning …

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Another successful year at Bristol & Wessex Aeroplane Club in 2019

As we look back over the last 12 months our team have been busy calculating some statistics, during the past year our aircraft have flown a total of 1641 hours, …

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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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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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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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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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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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01275 475429

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