Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Alba Airsports

Microlight and Gyrocopter Flight Centre

Learn to Fly in Scotland

Learn to Fly

At Alba Airsports, our mission is to bring the joy of flying to as many people as possible. We want to encourage and support individuals to experience the sheer wonder of flight.

Have you always wanted to take to the skies and learn to fly? Now you can with the support of our fully qualified flight instructors. Learn to fly in Scotland, full time or for fun, with Alba Airsports based at Perth Airport. With our range of aircraft options, you can learn to fly microlight aircraft or Gyrocopters as a one-off flight experience or as part of ongoing flight training towards a formal qualification. Let us share our passion for flying with you by giving you an experience that is both accessible and affordable experience. 

Alba Airsports are the official microlight and gyrocopter training providers for the Scottish Aero Club, the largest and oldest Aero Club in Scotland, located in Perth. We offer lessons for everyone whether as a gift experience for a special occasion, or for longer term full training to PPL on Gyrocopter, and National Private Pilot’s License (NPPL) for fixed and flexwing microlight aircraft.

With three runways, an operational tower, modern clubrooms, an on-site lodge and cafe, and spectacular scenery in all directions, we have everything you need to make your flight experience an enjoyable and memorable one whether you’re a beginner or slightly more experienced.

Our small, friendly team will be on hand to guide you through the whole process from booking to your flight and beyond. With fully qualified instructors with a real passion for flying, you can be sure you’re in safe hands as you learn to fly.

Get in touch with Elaine today on 07708302803 or via info@alba-airsports.co.uk to find out more and book your flight training or flight experience today.

Experience Flights

Even if you’ve no experience and have never flown before you can enjoy an experience flight with us and see the stunning Scottish Highlands as you’ve never seen them before.

Experience flights are available for anyone aged 14 or above so make the perfect gift for a special occasion or milestone such as a birthday, exam congratulations, or even a retirement gift. As well as booking a specific flight experience, you can also book a gift voucher so that you’re gifting the flexibility of choice, as well as a totally unique gift experience.

Flight training and experience flights are available 7 days per week (weather permitting!) within daylight hours. If your flight is impacted due to extreme or inclement weather, we will help you choose an alternative date so that you can still enjoy your flight experience at a time that works for you.

Located in unrestricted airspace at Perth Airport, booking an experience flight with us will give you unrivalled views of rural Perthshire.

In addition to flight training and flying experiences, we also provide microlight & Gyrocopter servicing, propellor ​and rotor ​balancing, permit inspections, check flights, hangarage (provided by Scottish Aero Club) and more. Get in touch with our team to find out more.

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Dont take our word for it – see what our customers have to say  …

  • star rating  A big thank you to Richard and Kevin. What and amazing experience. I was made to feel welcome from the very start. Everything we were going to do was explained... read more

    P3747DYsimonb
    18 May 2017

    star rating  I'm currently training for NPPL here on fixed wing microlights and have found everything to be friendly and professional. My instructor is excellent and the Eurostar EV-97 I am learning... read more

    TamC223
    1 December 2017

    star rating  I was luckey enough to receave a 90 minute flight voucher for a Fex-Wing flight experience. Bob my pilot was great at explaing the workings of this fantastic device. We... read more

    Philip S
    2 July 2021
  • star rating  Received a voucher for an hour long flight with a trainer from Perth Airport, just outside Scone. Pilot Bob was very knowledgeable and provided clear safety brief before the flight.... read more

    Stephan H
    30 April 2018

    star rating  Great experience. Exciting and informative. Kevin gave us lots of time and individual attention. My girocopter flight was exhilerating, scenic and most enjoyable. Can't wait to have an

    Cara G
    1 November 2021

    star rating  As birthday gifts, I bought my wife and kids (14 + 15) a flying experience in Alba Sport's... read more

    Chrisme62
    13 May 2019
Our Services

Learn to Fly a Gyrocopter

We offer Gyrocopter flight training by the hour, as well as intensive training courses for potential pilots, and air experience flights for individuals, including those who’ve never flown before. Potential pilots and first-time-flyer thrill-seekers alike will be able to trial and undertake training to Private Pilot Licence (Gyroplane) standard PPL(G).

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Learn to Fly a Flexwing Microlight

The best way to find out what flying a flexwing microlight is all about is to come along and have an introductory experience flight. You’ll be given a safety briefing, and an overview of the aircraft controls, and once seated securely you and your instructor will take to the skies for the experience of a lifetime.

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Learn to Fly a fixed wing microlight

At Alba Airsports, you can learn to fly in one of our fixed wing microlight planes whether it’s just for fun or to gain your National Private Pilot’s License. Explore the amazing Scottish Countryside from the air and enjoy a truly unique flight experience.

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Rotax Engine Support

Alba Airsports are now proud to have been approved to become a Rotax Support Centre by CFS Aero. Our engineer Kevin Whitehead has been working with Rotax engines since 2008 and has been trained and approved to work on Rotax engines by CFS Aero Ltd, the UK’s authorised Rotax Engine Distributor.

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Mission

To encourage and promote individuals to embrace the wonderful feeling of flying a aircraft. Nothing can compare with being a pilot of the cheapest form of air travel, be it the motorbike of the the sky (a flexwing microlight) or the fixed wing microlight or the exciting Gyrocopter.  Even if you don’t want to learn to fly, come and try a flight experience. We guarantee you won’t forget it !!

E-Vouchers

Are you looking for an exciting gift for a loved one… something different?  Why not purchase one of our Experience Vouchers and make it something special.. Purchase online and have it delivered directly to your inbox.

Experience Flight E-Vouchers

Flexwing Microlight

Gyrocopter

Fixed Wing Microlight

FIND US

Enter the postcode PH2 6PL to your Sat Nav, or search for Perth Airport.

From Perth, follow the A94 towards Scone. Drive through Scone village, straight over the roundabout at the end of the village and continue for 1 mile. Perth Airport is on the left hand side. When you turn into the Airport, turn right at the mini roundabout at the SCAA offices. Turn left at the Touch Down Cafe and this will lead you into the car park for the Scottish Aero Club building where you will find the Alba Airsports team.

Experience Flight Vouchers

Are you looking for something different to give as a gift? Do you have a budding aviator in your life? Or are you just looking to scratch that itch which has been bugging you for some time now! Then look no further, Alba Airsport's flight training has a vast range of gift experiences to offer, and at a price that won't break the bank! Choose from the state of the art Eurostar enclosed fixed-wing Microlight aircraft or the exhilarating Quik GT450 open cockpit flex-wing Microlight. For the wannabe James Bond, we also have the modern-day "Little Nellie" open cockpit MTOSport Gyrocopter, or for those who like the creature comforts, we have the award-winning fully enclosed Calidus Gyrocopter. For more information on our gift vouchers just click the link below!

Covid 19 News

Update 16/04/21: - The flight school is now open and accepting bookings for Experience Flight voucher holders and NPPL (Fixed Wing and Flexwing Microlight) and PPL(Gyrocopter) flight training.

Thank you everybody for sticking around with us here at Alba Airsports.