About Us

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 and 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 approx. 6 years.

While there, he studied 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, with his main office in Aberdeen, and conducts CAA flight tests for various other clubs and schools throughout Scotland.

The company Aberdeen Air Ltd (formerly Northflight Aviation Ltd), is now fully committed to the training and testing of new pilots for the Private and General Aviation environment



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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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.