Oxford Airport’s airspace is unrestricted with an excellent weather record for aircraft training providing pilots with instrument and visual approaches. Other advantages for training operations include:
If you aspire to get your private pilot’s license or fancy moving on to be an airline pilot, a number of companies at Oxford can get you there (see below). But first, see how easy it is to get into the air here.
Training establishments at Oxford Airport include:
CAE Oxford Aviation Academy is one of the largest pilot schools of its type in Europe with sister operations in the USA (Arizona). Focused now solely on professional pilot training, CAE OAA now offers additional type training through several subsidiary organisations.
Headquartered at Oxford, Airways Aviation provides aspiring pilots with European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) or Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approved training pathways, from private pilot through to airline transport pilot licence options.
Airways Aviation maintains a fleet of state of the art aircraft at its bases around the world, including modern single and multi-engine piston and turbine aeroplanes and helicopters, supported by diverse avionic systems including Garmin 1000, glass cockpits and retractable undercarriage.
Tel: +44 (0)33 0001 2420
Whether you are new to flying, or an experienced pilot wishing to extend your abilities, Horizon Aviation can help. We offer courses ranging from experience flights through to the PPL, Night, Aerobatics and Commercial Hour Building. Our experienced instructors, great facilities and well-maintained aircraft make Horizon Aviation the ideal place to complete your training.
Tel: 01865 370 814
Pilot Flight Training (PFT) Undertake PPL (FAA and JAA) training using Cessna 172s, Slingsby and other types at Oxford, Wellesbourne and Hinton-in-the-Hedges. PFT also undertakes aerobatic training courses, IMC and others. Trial and local sightseeing flights can be arranged through PFT in fixed-wing aircraft.
Uplift Aviation provide the FAA Biennial Flight Review. All pilots who fly as pilot in command using US FAA qualifications must, with a few exceptions, take a Biennial Flight Review with a flight Instructor holding FAA qualifications. A Biennial Flight Review (BFR) is current for 24 calendar months.