The Training directory aims to provide a list of organisations providing Aerobatic Flight Training specifically to competition standards. It is not intended as a general flight training directory, although where indicated, an organisation may be also offer all the training required to gain your PPL, before entering your first contest.


British Aerobatic Academy

Name of organisation: British Aerobatic Academy Ltd
Location/airfield: Fowlmere Airfield, near Duxford
Contact: Adrian Willis
Telephone: 07712 864413
Class / Aircraft: Power, 2 x Extra 200, Extra 300, Extra 300LX, Genevation GenPro, Grob Heron
Instructors: Adrian Willis, Maciej Kulaszewski (Current World Intermediate Aerobatics Champion, twice British Champion in Sportsman and Intermediate level, current vice Champion in Advanced level)
Aircraft Available for Competition Hire: Yes
Instructors are Active Competitors: Yes
BAeA Evaluator: Available, On-Site
'Get into Aeros' Support: Yes
Trial Lessons , Gift Vouchers: Available

Skyboard Aerobatic

Name of organization: Skyboard Aerobatic
Address: Black Eagle Cottage, Harome, York, YO62 5JF
Telephone: 07889 434509
Instruction offered: AOPA & Competition Aerobatics
Levels: Beginners to Unlimited; Formation/Display flying
Class/Aircraft: Power, Slingsby T67M200 , Extra NG, Cap 10C

Aircraft Available for Competition Hire: Yes
Instructors are Active Competitors: Yes
BAeA Evaluator: Available, On-Site
'Get into Aeros' Support: Yes
Trial Lessons , Gift Vouchers: Available
Comments: Coaching by Tom Cassells, three times British Unlimited Champion.

Ultimate Aerobatics

Name of organisation: Ultimate Aerobatics
Location/airfield: White Waltham
Contact: Mike Collett
Telephone: Please first contract through eMail
Aircraft: Extra 330LX, Pitts S2A, Harvard
Instructors: Mike Collett, Alan Cassidy, Simon Abbott, Alex Truman, Dave Hall, Julian Murfitt, Trevor Dugan, John Taylor
Aircraft Available for Competition Hire: Yes
Instructors are Active Competitors: Yes
BAeA Evaluator: Available, On-Site
"Get into Aeros" Support: Yes
Trial Lessons , Gift Vouchers: Available
Comments: World class training by highly experienced competition and display pilots

North West Aerobatics

Name of organisation: North West Aerobatics
Location/airfield: City Airport (Manchester Barton)
Telephone: 0161 710 2290

Class / Aircraft: Power, Extra 300/200, Christen Eagle II
Instruction Offered: Part-FCL & AOPA Aerobatics, Competition Aerobatics, Formation, UPRT and all other differences/advanced flight training.

Aircraft Available for Competition Hire: Yes
Instructors are Active Competitors: Yes

BAeA Evaluator: Available, On-Site
‘Get into Aeros’ Support: Yes
Trial Lessons, Gift Vouchers: Available

Comments: Great training from experienced competitors, on-site evaluators Ron Allan & Tony Maxwell


  • Name of organisation: Altered Attitude Aerobatics
    Location/airfield: Gloucester Airport
    Contact: Paul Stanley, Roger Chamberlain
    Telephone: Mobile-Paul: 07990 586469, Mobile-Roger: 07734 966937
    Instructors: Paul Stanley
    Instruction offered: Trial lessons come in three popular lengths, a 20 minute taster, or a more intense 30 minute session in which the student will get to fly an aerobatic manoeuvre and 40 minutes of learning the basics of controlling the aeroplane followed by a short aerobatic experience
    Aircraft: Pitts S-2A

  • Name of organisation: On-Track Aviation Limited
    Wellesbourne Mountford Aerodrome, Warwickshire
    Alan Newton
    Telephone :
    01789 842777
    Fax :
    01789 842755
    Types of instruction offered:
    AOPA (UK) Aerobatic Courses (Basic and Standard), Aerobatic Rating and Aerobatic Instructor Certificate
    Aircraft available: Robin 2160, T67 Firefly
    A specialised Instructor and Examiner training school offering AOPA Aerobatics Courses, Aerobatic Rating and Aerobatic Instructor training using ex-military instructors with many years of teaching aerobatics and display flying behind them. Our courses are accompanied by a training manual. The text and diagrams within clearly explain each manoeuvre and provide guidance to both the student and instructor alike. Since our formation in 1997 we have developed into a well respected UK CAA / EASA Approved Training Organisation (GBR.0179) and have a reputation amongst students for first class training with above average first time pass rates. For prices and course details see our website

  • Name of organisation: South West Aerobatics
    Location / airfield: South West
    Telephone: 07850969915
    Types of instruction offered: Ab-initio to Intermediate aerobatics training. Competition Training and Coaching; Upset Recovery Training
    Type of Aircraft available: 1 x Super Decathlon
  • Comments: Instruction by Andy Wilkins 

  • Name of organisation: Ultimate High Academy
    Location / airfield: Goodwood, West Sussex
    Telephone: 01243 913916
    Types of instruction offered: Ab-initio, Basic, Standard & Intermediate AOPA. Competition training and coaching to Advanced level. Formation aerobatics. Upset Recovery Training
    Type of Aircraft available: 1 x Extra 300L, 3 x T67M260 Slingsby Firefly

  • Name of organisation:  Avalanche Aviation Ltd.
    Location / airfield: Sleap Airfield, Shropshire, SY4 3HE
    Telephone: (T) 01952 770776 / (M) 07768 333030
    Types of instruction offered: AOPA Basic & Standard Aerobatic Courses together with competition coaching to Sports level.
    Type of Aircraft available: 1 x Slingsby Firefly T67M MK II. Aircraft is also available for solo hire and for competitions.
    Comments: CFI (Bob Pooler) has FI and FE ratings so, when required, you can combine your aerobatic training with your Licence Renewal/Revalidation.

  • Name of organisation:  Skyhawk Aerobatics
    Location / airfield: Locum Freelance Coach
    Telephone: (T) +44(0)1883 723091 / (M) +44(0)7711 747307
    Types of instruction offered: Specialist in both Competition and Display Flying Disciplines. Intermediate to Unlimited Level and Formation Aerobatics.
    Type of Aircraft available: Extra 300L
    Comments: Instructor: John Taylor. As a freelance coach I am happy to travel to the Customer location (Worldwide).


  • Name of organisation: Booker Gliding Club
    Location/airfield: Wycombe Air Park. Marlow, Bucks. SL7 3DP
    Telephone: 01494 442501 / 529263
    Types of instruction offered: BGA/BAeA Badges, training for Beginners to Advanced levels (Ab-initio, Basic AOPA, or / and competition training to BEG / STD / INT / ADV / UNL)
    Aircraft available: 3 x K13s. 2 x ASK21s, 1 x Lunak
    Instructors: Graham Saw, Richard Crokett
    Comments: Graham has been instructing and competition flying since the 1970's (power & gliders). Booker run basic aerobatic courses each winter and coach individuals for glider competitions during the summer

  • Name of organization: Lasham Gliding Society
    Location/airfield: Lasham Airfield
    Telephone: 01256 384900
    Fax: 01256 384901
    Types of instruction offered: BGA/BAeA Aerobatics Badge, Glider Aerobatic contest preparation, Sports to Advanced
    Types and number of aircraft available: Glider types: K21, DG1000.

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