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Flying Lessons

Launceston Offers Pilot Training Flight Starter Package

201 Evandale Rd, Western Junction TAS 7212, Australia

Activity provided by Tristar Aviation

1.5 hours (approx.) - English

Tristar Aviation

You’ll be on your way to reaping the rewards of having a pilot licence after completing over two hours of private instruction in a light aircraft with a qualified pilot.

Highlights
  • Includes three flights in a light aircraft, a student pilot headset and a logbook
  • Classroom briefing on all you need to know to enable you to control the aircraft
  • 2.5 hours dual instruction in a light training aircraft
  • Must be 15 years of age and weight restrictions and surcharges apply if you weight 100kg or more
  • Due to COVID 19 participants are requested to attend alone if possible
Description

What’s Included

Three flights in a light aircraft
Classroom briefing
Student pilot headset
Logbook

Description

Your flying lesson commences with a classroom briefing on all you need to know to enable you to control the aircraft on your first lesson. After the briefing the instructor will take you through the pre-flight inspection of the training aircraft prior to you sitting in the pilot seat and preparing for your flight. Your instructor will talk you through the start up taxiing and take-off before you take to the skies. The flight is to the south of Moorabbin airport. During the first 30 minute flight you will have hands on experience in flying the aeroplane. Following the flight there will be opportunity for you to record your flight in your pilot logbook.

Your second and third flights will follow a similar format with the pre-flight briefing and inspection followed by a 60 minute flight. You will have the benefit of your own pilot headset and logbook, which are part of the essential tools required to becoming a pilot. Included in this package is 2.5 hours dual instruction in a light training aircraft, a headset and a Pilot Log Book. Please note: Due to the popularity of this experience, weekend appointments book well in advance. If you have a weekend date in mind please give advance notice. To get the most out of your experience, it is best to stagger your private flying lessons over 2-3 weeks.

Please book at least 8 weeks in advance for weekend sessions. Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, experiences will be available again after the 15th of June 2020. Session numbers will be limited and slowly expanded as the situation allows.
Guidelines

You must be of 15 years of age. Weight restrictions and surcharges DO apply if you weight 100kg or more, and/or are unable to fit comfortably within the aircraft – please contact us if you have any concerns as options for other aircraft types are available.
Restrictions

Due to COVID 19 participants are requested to attend alone if possible, if someone needs to accompany them please limit to one person.

Venue

Please have your COVID 19 vaccination certificate ready to be viewed on entry.

How to Get There

Tristar Aviation, Launceston Airport, Building 73, Evandale Rd, Western Junction TAS 7212. Detailed directions can be supplied at the time of booking. Please book at least 8 weeks in advance for weekend sessions. Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, experiences will be available again after the 15th of June 2020. Session numbers will be limited and slowly expanded as the situation allows.

You’re authorised to enter the car park from Gate 4 for Building 73 for your flight experience.

Session Length

Allow 2-3 sessions to complete your training package. Your first lesson includes 30 minute flying time, followed by 2 x 60 minute flights
Please book at least 8 weeks in advance for weekend sessions. Due to the easing of COVID restrictions, experiences will be available again after the 15th of June 2020. Session numbers will be limited and slowly expanded as the situation allows.

More Info


Cancellation Policy
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged with them according to their policy.
Rescheduling

Participant Changes

Numbers on the day:
One on one with your instructor. Due to COVID 19 participants are requested to attend alone if possible, if someone needs to accompany them please limit to one person.
Spectators:
Due to COVID 19 participants are requested to attend alone if possible, if someone needs to accompany them please limit to one person.
Weather.

Flying may be cancelled in certain weather conditions, which would make the flight uncomfortable for a novice. Please call the flying school if in any doubt. Any cancelled flights will be rescheduled for a later date.

Dress Code
Comfortable clothing and footwear to enable you to climb in and out of aircraft. (High heels not recommended).
Accessibility

Other Info

Our operators and their instructors are approved by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and are members of the Aviation Safety Foundation of Australia. This experience is conducted in a 2 seat training aircraft.

Starting Location
201 Evandale Rd, Western Junction TAS 7212, Australia.
Itineraries are subject to change.