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The club was founded in 1961 and has grown to become one of the largest flying organisations in Ireland, providing a range of aviation services, from trial flying lessons to PPL training, night ratings to IMC all provided in a friendly and welcoming environment. All instructors with the UFC are trained to Civil Aviation Authority highest standards and combined they fly over 2500 instructional hours each year. Hand in hand with an impeccable safety record the UFC is proud to provide safety minded and experienced staff to make your time with us as enjoyable as possible.
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Due to the tragic news the Ulster Flying Club has taken the decision to cancel the open days on the 23rd and 24th July 2022. We appreciate your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience caused.
On behalf of the Chairman, Directors, members and staff of the Ulster Flying Club, it is with great sadness and regret that we must share the tragic news that two of our club members lost their lives in the aircraft crash that took place at our airfield in Newtownards last night, the 19th July, at[…]
In response to a number of enquiries surrounding the current pilot licensing requirements in the UK, we hope to provide some clarification in short terms as well as further reading advice for those who find themselves in more complex scenarios; Instructors will continue to offer assistance and advice as well, so please feel free to[…]
Due to the significant increase in costs of many commodities – including fuel, electricity and services, these have impacted our club’s costs particularly with aviation fuel, vehicle fuels, electricity and many others. Further, the maintenance costs of our fleet of aircraft have increased significantly over the last year. Finally, the club has lost considerable income[…]
On 20th until 22nd of August the Supermarine Spitfire Vb and Hawker Hurricane of the Polish Heritage Flight based at Duxford will be visiting Northern Ireland to fly over various sites related to the the Polish Air Force Squadrons, 303 and 315, based in Northern Ireland during WW2. The aircraft will be flown by pilots[…]
The Mourne Flying Club at Derryogue Airfield in Kilkeel is hosting a fly-in event on the 24th July. Details are on the poster below, all are welcome!
On the 15th July 2021 the Aldergrove Radar/Approach frequency will permanently change from 128.5 to 133.125MHz. A1502/21 NOTAMN Q) EGPX/QCACF/IV/B /AE/000/105/5438N00549W028 A) EGAA B) 2107150000 C) PERM E) ALDERGROVE RADAR/APPROACH FREQ CHANGED FROM 128.500MHZ TO 133.125MHZ. UK AIP ENR 2.1 BELFAST TMA, AD 2.18, AD 2.EGAA-5-1, AD 2.EGAA-8-1 TO AD 2.EGAA-8-16 REFERS. CREATED: 28 Apr[…]
Enniskillen St. Angelo Airport will be starting to open up from this week beginning 19-Apr-2021. PPR is still mandatory on +44(0)28 6632 9000. For the week beginning 19-Apr-2021 the opening times are planned to be:0900Z-1700Z TUE, SAT, SUN.Wednesday opening is also under consideration. All times are subject to change without notification – please call the[…]
Updated 16th October 2020 Due to the latest restrictions, from the 16th October 2020 we will be unable to conduct dual instructional and gift voucher flights. PPL hire and solo student flights, following a short checkout from an instructor, will be able to continue. If two or more people wish to fly in the same[…]
From the 5th October, the CAA will no longer permit paper exams and will be using E-Exams. Each student must register with the CAA for an online account using the following link:https://sso.caa.co.uk/adfsweb/Register.aspx Please allow 5 days for you account to be created. Anyone who wishes to complete paper exams must do so by the 4th[…]