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Flying Rates & Club Opening Times

Sherwood Flying Club Ltd has been successfully training pilots for over fifty years. As a visitor or member you can be assured of a warm welcome in our friendly well equipped clubhouse.

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Opening times

9:00 - 16:00 winter
9:00 - 17:00 (Local) summer

9:00 - 16:00 winter
9:00 - 18:00 (Local) summer

10:00 - 16:00 winter
10:00 - 18:00 (Local) summer

We are a seven day a week operation and flying lessons or solo hire can be booked by Members on our online booking system. If you wish to contact one of our instructors, it can be done here >

Hourly Flying Rates
Effective from 18th October 2023

PA28-161 Warrior (Three of)
Solo - £168.00
Instructional - £198.00

PA28-181 Archer (One of)
Solo - £168.00
Instructional - £198.00

Ground School Courses

These are usually conducted in the evenings and are an opportunity to meet other members.

For each course there is a nominal charge of £20 per person per session. All exams can be sat at the club and these incur a charge of £30 per exam, except R/T which incurs an additional £150 for the practical exam.

Age and Health

There is no minimum age to learn to fly, however you must be at least 16 years of age to be able to fly solo, and the minimum age for the issue of a licence is 17. You will also have to undergo a medical exam - the medical requirements are different for an EASA PPL to that of a LAPL, please enquire at the club.

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