Gyroplane flying lessons
Having had your trial flight you may now want to take it further and get your Private Pilots Licence (Gyroplanes). You will need to complete forty hours of instruction including a minimum of ten hours of solo flying, two cross countries, five ground exams and a general flying test.
All this may sound daunting especially if you are new to aviation but as I have over 7000 hours and I am a flight examiner as well as a ground school examiner you will be taught by one of the most experienced gyroplane pilots in the North.
How much will it cost to gain your PPL(G)?
For converting pilots, 30 hours @ £130 per hour plus one ground exam, two cross countries, a general flying test and club membership, total £4390
For someone with no flying experience the total will be £5770, this is based on 40 hours of flying and five ground school exams.
Please note that once you have booked your course if you then cancel with less than five days notice you will be required to pay £100 per day that had been booked for you. The only exception to this is due to weather or a death in the family.
I have one of the best training airfields around with 1280 metres of hard runway, 400 meters of cross runway and a 1000 metre grass strip. I also have access to several other grass strips so we can practice going to other airfields and joining their circuits before landing.
The Club House
We have tea and coffee facilities as well as toilet and viewing balcony and for those who need to keep in contact broadband wifi.
Ex 1a Air experience flight
Ex 1b Effects of controls
Ex 1c Start up, taxi, shutdown
Ex 1d Basic flying consolidation
Ex 2a Fly a straight track at a constant altitude
Ex 2b Increase and decrease speed at a constant altitude
Ex 2c Medium turns at a constant altitude
Ex 2d Climb and descend-straight
Ex 2e Climb and descend whilst turning
Ex 2f Fly the cicuit pattern
Ex 2g Upper air work consolidation
Ex 3a Rotor management
Ex 3b Takeoffs
Ex 3c Landings
Ex 3d Hops
Ex 3e Circuit consolidation
Ex 4a Engine failure to touchdown at the airfield
Ex 4b Engine failure in the circuit
Ex 4c Engine failure on takeoff
Ex 4d Emergencies
Ex 4e Recovering from dangerous and unusual attitudes
Ex 5a Pre solo check
Ex 5b First solo
Ex 5c Solo consolidation
Ex 6a Advanced take offs
Ex 6b Advanced landings
Ex 6c Slow flight
Ex 6d Fast flight
Ex 6e Zero airspeed descents
Ex 6f Advanced turns
Ex 6g Low flying
Ex 6h Advanced rotor management
Ex 7a Join the circuit at unfamiliar airfields
Ex 7b Precautionary field landing
Ex 7c Emergency field landing
Ex 7d Navigation
Ex 7e Qualifying cross country
Ex 8a Pre GFT check
Ex 8b General Flying Test