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 fixed-wing and flex-wing microlight aircraft or gyrocopters as a one-off flight experience or as part of ongoing flight training toward a formal qualification. Let us share our passion for flying with you by giving you an experience that is both accessible and affordable.

Alba Airsports are the official microlight and gyrocopter training provider 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 accommodation 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 07708 302803 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.

Valid for 12 months from purchase, our 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 6 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 unrivaled views of rural Perthshire.

In addition to flight training and flying experiences, we also provide Rotax engine, 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  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
    1 April 2018

    star rating  Just had a superb 40 minute flight with Kevin over Perthshire Amazing- many thanks from start to the end it was brilliant

    Tina M
    1 June 2021

    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
    7 June 2021
  • 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
    1 April 2018

    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  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
    29 April 2018
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 Engine 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 into your SatNav or Google Maps, 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, continue to the top of the avenue, then turn right at the mini roundabout and continue ahead. Turn left at the TouchDown Cafe and this will lead you into the car park for the Scottish Aero Club building which is over on your right. The Alba Airsports team operate from the Scottish Aero Club.