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Northern Ireland Microlights

(affiliated to the British Microlight Aircraft Association)

Northern Ireland Microlights is a microlight flying training school based at Newtownards Airport.

Trial flights can be booked using the above telephone numbers. Alternatively, telephone with any queries and/or arrange a no obligation visit to the airfield to talk to the instructors and see the aircraft.

Training is on the latest Nosewheel or Tailgragger 3 Axis aircraft. All training and examinations for a full UK pilots licence can be undertaken at Newtownards airfield, Portaferry Road, all year round.

Trial flights around Strangford Lough are available from £85 (Civil Aviation Authority approved). Tuition costs £90 per hour (all inclusive). Students may hire club aircraft for solo training flights at a cost of £90 per hour. All equipment is supplied by the school. Warm clothing and sensible shoes should be worn.

Gift Vouchers of various durations and prices can be purchased online by visiting and clicking on the Buy Flight or Gift Voucher Tab

The microlight aircraft controls are not adapted for disabled students. Trial flights are available subject to access requirements. All spectators welcome.

Contact the above numbers for further information about microlighting and the Northern Ireland Microlighters.

Tuition is suitable for students aged 14 years and over, maximum weight 14 stone 2 pounds. ( 90 kg ).

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Northern Ireland Microlights

Ken Crompton 17 Cleland Park North Bangor
Co Down
BT20 3EN
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T: 07740766443 or 02891462728
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