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Open Days 2015

We will be running a number of open days throughout 2015. Why not make 2015 the year to take up the challenge of an exciting and rewarding career as a professional airline pilot. You would also start an amazing new hobby and become a private pilot..

Find out about our BSc (Hons) Degree in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice and also our PPL Summer Schools. Sign up for any of our published open days ......  Click here to signup

Who We Are

Tayside Aviation has been training pilots for over 46 years – if you are looking for the best training, then look no further! We provide the full range of flying courses from air experience flights, Private Pilot Licence right through to becoming a Commercial Pilot with a BSc (Hons) Degree. We also provide Flying Instructor Training with courses tailored to individuals needs. Whatever you are hoping to achieve – we will be delighted to help you get there. Pop in and see us or give us a call – we'd love to hear from you!

Benefits of Flying with Tayside Aviation

  • **“ FREE Online PPL Ground school ***
  • A fleet of 19 aircraft gives you a variety of choices for your flight training
  • 97% first time pass rate
  • 7 days a week operation
  • Sole UK contractor for the RAF Air Cadet Pilot Scheme. We also provide flying scholarships with various organisations. Tayside Aviation is an accredited Flying Training Organisation trusted by all the above to train their future pilots.
  • You will experience a minimum of flight delays at Dundee Airport
  • Maintenance delays are minimised due to our engineering staff ready to maintain all aircraft on site
  • Our commitment is to provide you with full support during your flight training
  • Tayside Aviation has 12 full time flying instructors, 3 part time and 3 on site examiners which provides you maximum flexibility
  • Pilots who have completed their commercial training with Tayside Aviation, fly with companies such as: Flybe, Loganair, easy Jet, British Airways, Ryanair and CityJet
  • ELCAS approved.  Tayside Aviation is approved to provide Enhanced Learning credits to  MoD staff leaving the services.

 Air Experience Flights

30 Minute flight  for 1 £95
This half hour trial flying lesson is an ideal gift for someone who’d enjoy an introduction to flying. After this treat, they’ll probably be hooked!

60 Minute flight for 1 £165
This Sixty Minutes exercise 3 air experience flight is an ideal treat for a friend or loved one who deserves a unique experience - a perfect introduction to flying.

30 Minute flight for 2  £115
This is an ideal gift for a colleague, friend or loved one who’ll be able to take their chosen companion with them on this half hour exercise 3 air experience flight. A truly great introduction to flying.

60 Minute flight for 2  £205
This is a fantastic gift for a couple who deserve a unique experience. Treat a friend or loved one to this Sixty Minutes exercise 3 air experience flight for two. A perfect introduction to flying.



Marjan Bledowski was presented with an Illuminated Scroll from the Duke of Edinburgh at an award ceremony held in St James Palace Thursday 31st May.  Full Story



Tayside Aviation and Loganair Partnership

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An Airline Placement Partnership has been launched in Scotland between two major players in the aviation industry – Tayside Aviation and Loganair.

Tayside Aviation News





Dundee Airport
Riverside Drive, Dundee, DD2 1UH
Tel: +44 (0) 1382 644 372
Fax: +44 (0) 1382 644 531
Fife Airport
Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 2SL
Tel: +44 (0) 1592 753 792
Fax: +44 (0) 1592 612 812
Registered Company SC45478

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