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)

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 !!

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..

Experience Flights

Flexwing Microlight

GyroCopter

Fixed Wing Microlight

Covid Announcement

The CAA have announced that all flight training will resume in England on 4th July 2020. We anticipate Scotland will follow suit soon after. We will initially start flying with students already learning with Alba, and will make an announcement when Air Experience Flights can commence. All gift vouchers have been extended to allow for the closure period. Please check back on our website for further information over the coming weeks or check our Facebook page

Covid 19 News

The CAA have announced that all flight training will resume in England on 4th July 2020. We anticipate Scotland  will follow suit soon after. We will initially start flying with students already learning with Alba, and will  make an announcement when Air Experience Flights can commence.  All gift vouchers have been extended to allow for the closure period.  Please check back on our website for further information over the coming weeks or check our Facebook page