Whether you’re looking to become a professional pilot, or to complete only part of the journey, you start out with the PPL course. Here’s 3 simple steps for starting out as an aviation student.
► Flight Experiences
Ready? OK, let’s get started!
- Decide where in the UK you want to start learning to fly. Select that region from our Flight School map.
- Start emailing or phoning up flight schools to enquire about their packages and rates.
- Arrange a date, and start learning to fly!
Tip: shop around for the best value deal. Course prices vary drastically from school to school.
Once you’ve started your flying course you should ensure that you’re well prepared with the right equipment. You’ll be at a disadvantage in your PPL if you don’t invest in specialist aviation products & tools.
For the full list of recommended equipment, read my post: What Equipment Do I Need To Buy For The PPL?
Where do I buy aviation equipment from?
I recommend purchasing aviation equipment from the popular, most reliable online flight stores:
Tip: often very similar items are more expensive at one shop than another. Compare prices before you buy.
Fly GA Products
Whilst we don’t provide everything you need for your PPL, we do manufacture several tools that give students an edge in carrying out their PPL examinations…
The Fly GA MR-1 Diversion Ruler aids PPL students on the diversion segment of their course.
AeroExam is our in-browser PPL Question Bank. It provides over 4,000 official EASA PPL(A) syllabus questions (on all 9 subjects), as well as 1,200 key word definitions. By focusing on your weaker topics, you’ll be able draw from our growing question bank in order improve your knowledge of the PPL syllabus and succeed in your examinations.