Carlisle Flight Training Ltd

Carlisle, Cumbria, United Kingdom

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School Overview

We are a friendly family run Flying School & Aero Club with many years of experience in flight training, we are based at Carlisle Airport in Cumbria, UKand can offer the following courses:

EASA-PPL(A) with SEP(L) class rating
The European Aviation Safety Agency - Private Pilot´s Licence (Aeroplanes) is normally issued with a Single-Engine Piston (Landplane) class rating.

The EASA Light Aircraft Pilot´s Licence, has a shorter course than the PPL, less stringent medical requirements,but also has some restrictions. You cannot carry passengers for the first 10 hours, maximum 4 people in the aircraft and maximum weight of 2000kg. Only recognised in EASA countries.

UK NPPL(A) with SSEA class rating
The UK National Private Pilot´s Licence with Simple Single-Engine Aircraft class rating Has the advantage of only requiring that you meet the UK DVLA car driving medical standards and being a shorter course than the PPL. It is only recognised in the British Isles (and France with conditions), after April 2015, cannot be used to be PIC of EASA aircraft, but still okay for those withLAA and CAA national permits to fly.

IMC Rating
The UK Instrument Meteorological Conditions Rating, is a 15 hour course and allows flight in cloud and instrument approaches in class D-G UK airspace. If added to an EASA licence it will be called an IR(R) - Instrument Rating (Restricted).

Night Rating
A 5 hour course which removes the daytime only restriction from your PPL or LAPL.

Differences Training
Extra Training to operate, VP/CS Propellers, Retractable Undercarriage, Turbo/Superchargers, Glass (EFIS) Cockpits, Single Power Lever (FADEC), Tailwheels.
Advanced Nav, using VOR/DME/ADF/VDF/GPS rather than landmarks.

AOPA Flying Companion
A safety or co-pilot course for those who fly regularly as a passenger.

Please see our website for more details.

Contact Details

Carlisle Airport, Hangar 30

Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4NW United Kingdom

+44 (0)1228 573 344

Key Training Facilities


Flight Training (Airplane)

Training Programs

Sports Pilot (SPL/LSA) Private Pilot (PPL) Night Rating Instrument (restricted) Instrument Rating (IR) Tailwheel G1000 EXM CT Ground School Classes

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