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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 increased threat from COVID-19, from the 24th Sepetember 2020 we will be unable to take more than one person and one passenger on any gift voucher, scenic and trial flights. If two people wish to fly, they MUST be from the same household. ALL STUDENTS and PPL’s MUST clean the plane after[…]
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[…]
Update 13th September 2020 Administration staff are back working full time, payments will once again be collected by them after each flight. Original notice from 16th August 2020 Over the past few months we’ve been running with reduced staff in the clubhouse due to social distancing requirements and the relative quietness of the flying schedule.[…]
Ulster Flying Club Committee Response We confirm that regrettably a Flying Instructor had cause to raise a complaint in which they alleged bullying and unfair treatment against him by others. In their complaint they cited a number of examples to demonstrate. In order to ensure a full, thorough and independent investigation was carried out the[…]
As of the 20th July we are pleased to be able to start returning to flying again. Some restrictions remain and are liable to change at short notice so please check back for updates. General Information PPE is mandatory in and around the clubhouse and on Club aircraft. This will be provided for anyone booked[…]
Update 21/07/2020 We have been able to resume flying lessons and trial flights! See the latest news item for full details. Update 31/03/2020 The Ulster Flying Club has been able to allow solo PPL flights following discussions with relevant parties. All eligible members of the club have been contacted by email and must undergo a[…]
Ulster Flying Club note: This information is provided as-is upon information from the CAA and Light Aircraft Association. The Club cannot provide any legal advice as to whether the topics discussed apply to an individual’s circumstances. Update 20:50 2020/04/07 The CAA has publicised another document detailing the exemption for other categories of licence holders. This[…]
The Ulster Flying Club airfield open day 2019 was a great success, thanks to everyone who visited and exhibited. Here’s to the weather next year being as kind to us!