What We Offer
Liverpool Flying School can demonstrate 58 years of success in training thousands of pilots to learn to fly for commercial airlines, business travel or purely for leisure.
Since the Flying School was formed in 1963 we have owned over 40 different training aircraft and have a current membership of over 250 pilots and trainees.
Liverpool Flying School can offer training to achieve:
Private Pilots Licence (PPL)
Light Aircraft Pilots Licence (LAPL)
Instrument Rating (Restricted) Rating (IR(R))
We also offer trainee pilots the chance to take the controls and experience the sensation of flying by having a trial lesson.
Find out more below:
This licence is the most usual one our students train for. It allows flight during the day in good weather but additional ratings can be added to this licence for flights at night and in poor weather when the pilot needs to fly by sole reference to flight instruments.
A higher standard of medical fitness is required for this licence and the medical certificate can only be issued by an Aeronautical Medical Examiner.
The following is included:
45 hours flying
25 hours dual flight instruction including 2 hours of stall awareness and spin avoidance and also sufficient instruction in instrument flying to enable control in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in order to return to Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC).
10 hours solo including 5 hours of cross country flight.
Solo qualifying cross country flight (150nm with two stops)
9 theoretical knowledge exams including: Air Law, Aircraft General Knowledge, Flight Performance and Planning, Human Performance and Limitations, Meteorology, Navigation, Operations Procedures, Principles of Flight, Communications.
Flight Radiotelephony Operator’s Licence (FRTOL).
Class 1 or 2 Medical Certificate. Can only be issued by an Aeronautical Medical Examiner and required before first solo flight.
Further information can be found here:
We are happy to give further advice and guidance on licenses and training. This can be done as part of your visit to undertake Trial Flight or alternatively you can call in to the school (but best to phone first to make sure someone is available to give you the time).