BMAA News: During the current health problems we will keep you up to date with all that is happening in the world of Microlighting as best we can. The links that follow will take you to News items. You can also contact us and chat with fellow microlight pilots through the online Forum or our Facebook Group page. Links to News and the Forum can also be found in the Information Library above.
January 6 2021 Latest DfT GA Guidance following the lockdown in England Link to news
December 21 New DfT GA Guidance following the introduction of Tier 4 restrictions Link to news
November 30 CAA Clued Up - Winter flying advice Link to news
November 30 DfT Guidance for GA from 2 December Link to news
November 26 New Flexwing Check Flight Video Link to news
November 4 DfT Guidance for GA flying during England Lockdown (2) Link to news
October 29 Airfield Development Advisory Fund goes Live Link to news
October 29 Beware Gliding Sites with a Winch Link to news
October 19 Rotax Engine Thefts, Operation Opal Link to news
October 19 BMAA AGM Minutes Published Link to news
October 9 Moving Map Survey Link to news
October 5 £250 Grant available towards an EC device Link to news
July 23 New 3-Axis Check Flight Video Link to news
Welcome to Microlighting
Microlight flying is all about having fun in the air with the least expense and greatest freedom.
Microlights offer the opportunity to fly your own aircraft when and where you want. You might fly from one of the many microlight airfields around the country where you will make friends with other pilots and share their adventures and social activities, such as flying across the sea to France for lunch or taking part in a flying competition.
Or you might fly from a friendly farmer's field taking off at a time to suit you to explore the local countryside and see the views that are only there from the air.
It's your choice when it comes to microlight flying. Follow the links and book your flight today. You don't know what you are missing until you have tried it.
Book A Microlight Flight
Buy a flight voucher for yourself or someone else today
Today is the day to get started. Follow the link and buy a flight voucher for your first flight at one of the microlight schools that supports the BMAA Flight Training Voucher Scheme.
Professional instructors are waiting for your call.
How do I become a Microlight pilot?
The first step is to take a Trial Lesson with a microlight instructor so that you can find out at first-hand how achievable and what great fun it is. If you haven’t already done so you can buy a voucher for your first lesson now through this link.
After your introduction to microlight training through your trial lesson you can take further lessons to complete the microlight pilot’s syllabus which will take you up to gaining a pilot’s licence.
You can find out more about learning to fly in our Information Library.
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See the aircraft, meet the pilots, find out how to get involved