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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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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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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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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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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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Bristol Airport, BS48 3DP

01275 475429

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