Two pilots flying a C42 microlight

2024 new cost sharing restrictions

Between October and November 2023 the CAA launched a new consultation looking at UK cost sharing flights, specifically around the…
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CAA website homepage

Licence changes and the CAA’s vocabulary

If you are like me, understanding the CAA’s use of acronyms and many unexplained phrases can leave you feeling a…
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PA28 Cockpit at Blackbushe airport with CO detector visible

The best carbon monoxide detectors for private flying

Since 2021 the CAA has been talking about the subject of CO (carbon monoxide) as well as trying to raise…
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View north west at Goodwood Aerodrome

Low cloud over the airfield – what should you do?

Our flying training is elementary. We learn the basics to ensure we are safe to navigate our fixed-wing microlights (or…
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Two people flying a Eurofox microlight

New Year Resolution: 7 Reasons to Choose Learning to Fly

If you’ve been thinking of starting to learn to fly, then 2024 could be it! What better New Year’s resolution…
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CAA overhead join diagram

Overhead joins and calls

This one comes as a suggestion from our very own chief flying instructor (CFI), Richard Wheeler. As part of the…
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Eurfox G-CIFA at Blackbushe Airport

Trip Report: Blackbushe Airport

When I’m looking at SkyDemon, contemplating where my next aerial adventure is going to take me, I’ve never really considered…
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SportAir Microlights

Lesson learned: Base to final close call

Learning from our mistakes is one of the best ways to improve from our own experiences and advance ourselves as…
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You’ve achieved your NPPL – what’s next for your aviation journey?

Congratulations on achieving your National Private Pilot Licence (NPPL)! You've put in the hard work, dedication, and passion to earn…
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