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

Flying in Scotland

Learn to Fly

Learn to fly microlight aircraft or Gyrocopters in Scotland. Alba Airsports are the official microlight and gyrocopter training providers for the Scottish Aero Club, the largest and oldest Aero Club in Scotland. We offer trial lessons and full training to PPL on Gyrocopter, and NPPL for fixed and flexwing microlight aircraft.

Learn to fly in Scotland – Located at Perth Airport our training facilities are second to none. With three runways, an operational tower, modern clubrooms, on-site lodge and cafe, and spectacular scenery in all directions!

There is no better place to undertake flight training or to experience that once-in-a-lifetime flight over the Highlands of Scotland.

Experience Flights

Just a couple of miles North of Perth, in unrestricted airspace, and only a few minutes away by air from the beautiful Scottish highlands.

We operate 7 days a week – weather permitting – within daylight hours.

Alba Airsports is open for training and gift voucher flights throughout the year. Additionally, we provide microlight & Gyrocopter servicing, propellor ​and rotor ​ balancing, permit inspections, check flights, hangarage and more!​

** hangarage (provided by Scottish Aero Club)

Tripadvisor

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

  • star rating  Wonderful experience, and a lot of fun. Watching the earth pass gently beneath you, and enjoying a wonderful sense of freedom; the magnificent views in all directions; a real care... read more

    William M
    6/07/2021

    star rating  My wife got me a Gyrocopter Experience as a gift. Due to work commitments, I had to cancel the first appointment. Richard was very understanding and a 2nd date... read more

    lennymccullie
    4/29/2018

    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
    4/30/2018
  • star rating  Really enjoyed my flight with Alba, Kevin the pilot was very friendly and welcoming. I was a bit nervous being afraid of heights but he made me feel very safe... read more

    Kate H
    5/01/2018

    star rating  What a fabulous afternoon in a gyrocopter seeing Perthshire from above. I was given this experience... read more

    Rose Ann G
    10/26/2020

    star rating  As a novice I was nervous about my first flight with Bob in a flexwing but I was put at ease and really enjoyed it. Thank you so much -... read more

    millarm
    4/30/2018
What we do

Our Services

Learn to Fly a Gyrocopter

We offer flight training by the hour, aswell as intensive training courses for potential pilots, and air experience flights to the public and private groups. Potential pilots and thrill-seekers alike will be able to trial and undertake training to Private Pilot Licence (Gyroplane) standard PPL(G).

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Flexwing Microlights

The best way to find out what flying a flex wing 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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Fixed wing Microlights

Ever fancied flying a plane – for fun to try it out, or to gain an NPPL – National Private Pilot’s License? At Alba Airsports, you can have a go in one of our fixed wing microlight planes. Explore the amazing Scottish Countryside. Fly over Perthshire or have look around the Scottish Highlands.

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Rotax Engines

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 dont want to learn to fly, come and try a flight experience. We guarantee you wont 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

How to Find us:

Use PH2 6PL on your Sat Nav or search for “Perth Airport”.

From Perth, follow the A94 towards Scone. Drive through Scone village – straight through the roundabout at the end of the village continue on for 1 mile – Perth Airport is on the left hand side.  Turn into the Airport, and then right at the mini roundabout at the SCAA offices. You will see the “Touch Down Cafe” at the end of the road. Turn left alongside the cafe and this will lead you into the car park for the Scottish Aero Club / Alba Airsports.

Call us if you get lost 🙂

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 PPL(Gyro) and NPPL(Microlight) flight training.

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