About Us

 

We fly out of a private Airfield near Heathfield East Sussex

Student welcome to start at any time, open seven Days a Week,

Full Time UK CAA Flight Instructor with Ground & Flight examiner authority.

 

 

Our Present fleet:
Pipistrel Alpha trainer 


 

Flight Instructor:

Domenico Gianfranco Cioffi,

I become Glider Pilot in 1985 flying in Bergamo Alps Italy, starting to fly microlight aircraft in the 1989, become a Microlight flying instructor in the UK in 1996 and worked as an instructor since, accumulated thousands of instructional flying hours, Flown every type of microlight aircraft and as still passionate about flying as when I did my first flight.

If you learn to fly with us you will be able to fly any 3-Axis Microlight (May need a few hours type conversion for different aircraft to get used to there characteristics) 

 

Microlight Definition:

A non part 21 manned aircraft that can carry not more than two persons, which and has a stalling speed, or maximum steady flight speed in the landing configuration, at the maximum take-off mass not exceeding 35 knots calibrated and has a maximum take-off mass not exceeding—

(i)    450kg for a two-seat landplane;

(ii)   495kg for a two-seat amphibian or floatplane; or

(iii)  475kg for a two-seat landplane equipped with an airframe mounted total recovery parachute system.

 

or     

 

A non Part 21 manned aircraft, that is designed to carry not more than two persons, which—

 

(a)  is of an approved design;

 

(b)  either has, or has been subsequently modified to have, a stalling speed, or minimum steady flight speed in the landing configuration, at the maximum take-off mass not exceeding 45 knots calibrated airspeed and either has, or has been subsequently modified to have, a maximum take-off mass not exceeding -

(i)   600kg for a landplane; or

 

(ii)  650kg for an amphibian or floatplane.

or 

It is a single-seat deregulated aeroplane.

or

It is being flown, or is intended to be flown, for the purpose of a flight test to establish that it complies with the requirements of the microlight category.

All UK registered aeroplanes falling within these parameters are Microlight aeroplanes.