A KENT MICROLIGHT SCHOOL WITH PICTURESQUE VIEWS of KENT A Kent Microlight School MEDWAY AIRSPORTS based on its own airfield in One of the most Picturesque parts of Kent If you are interested in flexwing or fixed wing micro-lighting then we're here to help. We have been instructing micro-lighting since the late 70s.
We have CAA qualified Instructors & Examiners, based on our own Airfield There is also a very good café on the airfield offer home made pastries /curries /burgers to name just a few delights for you,your family and friends that wish to share the experience Training takes place from our own Airfield at Stoke, a friendly airfield on the Hoo Peninsular of Rochester in Kent.
We offer quality pilot training, right from the unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience of a Trial Flight to a complete course of instruction on flex and fix wing Microlights, including all tests and exams to qualify for your NPPL (National Private Pilot’s Licence).
To enjoy the sheer excitement and thrill of a flight in a microlight, book a trial flight – gift vouchers are available for your friends and family ( see web site) & or pay on the day. If you would like to ask us any further questions, feel free to contact us. 01634 270236 In order to fly any powered aircraft you require a ‘Private Pilot’s Licence’; to qualify for one you must complete a course of instruction and pass several multiple-choice ground exams and a flying test GST ( ‘General Skills Test’.) We have (CAA) qualified Instructor and Examiner.
We have been instructing since the late1970 s and specialise in both flexwing / fixedwing microlights If you have ever fancied having a go at flying in a microlight, book a trial flight, see if you like it, and I will be happy to answer any questions you might have. If you are feeling adventurous, We can also offer advanced instruction for licensed pilots. In fact whatever microlight training you require, we can normally devise a programme to suit your needs. After briefing you on the aircraft and the flight, we will put on flying suits, helmets and headsets (all provided), strap in and take to the air. We then demonstrate the controls to you and you can have a go, or you can just sit back and enjoy the view.
There are some very interesting and picturesque sights in Kent, especially around the Medway and Thames estuaries Essex areas the Meliumim dome QE2 bridge It’s your choice where we go. A trial flight could be your first step to becoming a pilot or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You will need to be over 14, and weigh less than 110kg, You will also need to be fairly patient with the British weather Flex wing instruction is carried out in a GT 450, a good solid machine with excellent handling and a 100 horsepower 4-stroke engine.
Fixed wing is carried out on SLA 80 horsepower power or 100 horsepower aircraft The school microlight is kept fully rigged in a purpose-built hangars which also has plenty of space available for students aircraft. Stoke airfield is open 7 days a week.with very good drainage so very few closed days due to water logging, It is a busy airfield with a mixture of flying activities.
As Stoke is an established airfield students may fly intensive circuits The Medway Airsports is friendly and informal club, with members who try to put the F back into flying FUN So come on and have fun yourself.
The club meets at 8 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of each month at the windmill pub at Hoo to chew the fat and talk about anything even flying,We even have guest speakers attend on fairly regular basis talking on a vast and very interesting range of subjects We organise various events and fly-outs, including an annual Home to Roost a fun day for all It’s a friendly club and the members are always pleased to meet new people, especially if it’s to chat about their passions, no taboo subjects . With frequent guest speakers.