Western Air Thruxton

Professional Training

Instructor and Commercial Pilot Training at Thruxton Airport

Ministry of Defence – ELCAS Approved

Western Air offers Instructor and Commercial  Pilot Training. Head of Flight Training is David Scouller a well known figure in the industry. He spent 35 years in the RAF in front line squadrons, test flying and instructing and has held a professional licence for over 40 years. Since 1992 he has been conducting PPL, CPL, IR and Flight Instructor Training. Thruxton is an ideal location with unrestricted airspace, without lengthly delays and other restrictions that are inevitable when using major airports.

Bob Cole, Western Air’s CFI assists David Scouller.  He also served in the RAF and is an experienced instructor and Test Pilot with some 15000 flying hours.  He was on the staff of the RAF Central Flying School and a test pilot with both the CAA and civilian firms.

• Flight Instructor (Restricted) – the initial FI course
• Instrument Instructor
• Class Rating Instructor both single and multi-engine
• Aerobatic Instructor
• Night Flying Instructor
• Flight Instructor Tutor (FIC)

Thruxton airfield close to the Hampshire/Wiltshire border has views over the local chalk downs. Andover is only 4 miles away and there are a number of B&B’s close by. In between flying sorties and ground studies, the restaurant is available for relaxation.