Western Air Thruxton


Aerobatic Rating

If you want to broaden your horizon why not fly with one of our instructors and explore the world of aerobatics.

You can learn to  loop, roll and spin etc in our 180 hp Super Decathlon.

You can qualify for an EASA aerobatic rating and an AOPA Aerobatic Certificate.

To gain an aerobatic rating you must have completed:

At least 40 hours flight time after the issue of your licence

A training course including:

(I)   Theoretical knowledge instruction appropriate for the rating

(ii)    At least 5 hours or 20 flights of aerobatic instruction in the appropriate aircraft category.

There is no formal test on completion of the training.