December 20th: Leicester has been placed in Tier 4. As a result, Leicester Airport is now closed. Some fixed-wing and helicopter training…
Leicestershire Aero Club offers the AOPA Flying Companions Certificate Course which has been designed to increase the enjoyment, participation and confidence in flying for those who regularly accompany private pilots. This includes the safe recovery and landing at an appropriate airfield as a result of a simulated emergency.
Satisfactory completion of the course will enable the candidate to obtain the Flying Companions Certificate.
The course consists of a minimum of eight hours dual flying with a qualified Flight Instructor conducted within a period of 12 months. This would normally be undertaken in the type of aircraft regularly flown with the student taking control from the appropriate passenger seat.