Frequently sked Questions
Q: What licence do I need?
A: JAR or EASA NPPL or PPL or ATPL if you have one! If your licence needs re-validating, we may be help too (as we have already done for some of our members)
Q: Can I take the plane away? eg France, etc.
A: Yes! Of course you can, but we would like it to be flown at least an hour per day.
Q: How do I book?
A: Through our very easy-to-use webbased booking service.
Q: What is the insurance cover?
A: It's £7 million CSL.
Q: Are there any joining fees? How long do I have to join for?
A: There are no joining fees, but we require six months' notice to leave the Club. To join, look at our Membership page
Q: How much will it cost me, then?
A: It is £85/month, This includes all landing and "touch and go" fees. Flights are charged from take off to landing. Individual aircraft hire is as follows,
Tomahawk - £85/hr,
Robin Major - £120/hr
Robin Regent - £135/hr,
Super Decathlon - £145/hr
Q: How do I go about joining?
A: You can either email us (firstname.lastname@example.org), call us or text us, and we will get straight back to you. Dont forget to bring or email the completed membership form which can be found on the Membership page.
Q: How long is the check out?
A: This varies depending upon your recency and familiarity with the aircraft. For example, one person required just 30 minutes, whilst another has done two and a half hours.
We have Load & Balance Calculator spreadsheets available for download (in .xls format) :
NOTE: These spreadsheets are provided for guidance only; the pilot is fully responsible for ensuring the aircraft is within certified weight & balance limits!