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The founder, Head of Training and sole director is Mr Bill Anderson who started flying as a conventional Glider Pilot at the age of 24. He then spent 17 years as a Competition Hang-Glider Pilot and Microlight Instructor before teaching on Light Aircraft with Tayside Aviation Ltd in Dundee.

After upgrading to become an RAF Flying Scholarship Instructor, he moved to Aberdeen Airport as Chief Flying Instructor/Examiner for the Aberdeen Flying Club/School which he operated as a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Registered Training Facility (RTF) for approximately 7 years.

While there, he studied & trained for his Airline Transport Pilot's Licence (ATPL), Twin-Engine Instrument Rating (TWIN/IR) and moved on to the Airlines during 2001.

He is presently a CAA Flight Instructor/Examiner operating from Longside Airfield, with his main office in Aberdeenshire, and conducts CAA flight tests for various other clubs and schools throughout Scotland.

Apart from offering trial flying lessons, the company Aberdeen Air Ltd is fully committed to the training and testing of new & existing pilots for the Private and General Aviation environment.



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Our Aircraft

The Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

The Piper Warrior is a simple, stable and dependable primary single-engine aeroplane thatís fun and easy to fly.

Much more than just a basic trainer, our particular Warrior (Registration G-BSYZ) is a very capable and comfortable (fully airways-equipped) 4-seater.

It is ideally suited to long cross-country flying, has a good cross-wind limit and makes an excellent platform for Night/IMC training.

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The Eurofox

Our brand-new Eurofox is a 2-seat Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) with exceptional reliability, handling and performance, registered as an Annex 11 (Group A).

This aircraft was added to our fleet around the middle of 2018 and along with our Warrior will form the backbone of our training operations.

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The Cyclone AX2000HKS Microlight

Our AX2000 is a factory built side by side (2-seat) aircraft. It is a Ďthree-axisí microlight with conventional controls and is a development of the AX3 with many improvements over this earlier aircraft. It was designed to be light and very strong and is a very economic machine to fly.

Constructed of 6261 T6 and 7075 T6 aluminium alloy which combines light strength and flexibility, many parts of the aircraft's fuselage are triangulated and this gives it the ability to absorb a great deal of energy.

It is covered in Ultralam a fabric designed for Microlights, which also adds to itís strength. The aircraft can be specially modified and indeed some AX2000's have been certificated as a glider tugs.

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About Us

Mr Bill Anderson

The founder, Head of Training and sole director is Mr Bill Anderson who started flying as a conventional Glider Pilot at the age of 24

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RAF Flying Instructor

After upgrading to become an RAF Flying Scholarship Instructor, Mr Bill Anderson moved to Aberdeen Airport as Chief Flying Instructor/Examiner for the Aberdeen Flying Club/School

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Longside Airfield

Aberdeen Air operates from the historic Longside Airfield on the outskirts of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, and works closely with the Buchan Aero Club

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Useful links

CAA | BMAA | LAA | Met Office | Goboko Fly Booking | Buchan Aero Club | NATS

Aberdeen Air operates from the historic Longside Airfield

on the outskirts of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, and works closely with the Buchan Aero Club.