Tayside Aviation

The Aircraft Flying School is run by Tayside Aviation. Tayside Aviation is open 7 days a week from 08.30 to 17.00 hours

Services Provided

  • Aircraft Charter
  • Pilot Training
  • Aircraft Servicing
  • Repair Facilities

Background Information
Established at Dundee for 42 years, Tayside Aviation is Scotland’s Premier Flight Training organisation and light aircraft maintenance facility. Over this time, Tayside Aviation has trained hundreds of pilots now flying from most of the world’s airlines. Tayside Aviation is now able to deliver flight training from the Private pilot license through to a full, airline ready, commercial pilot’s license. Tayside Aviation operates with a fleet of 16 aircraft maintained by their own CAA approved aircraft maintenance and avionics facility at Dundee Airport.

Tayside also own and operate Fife airport at Glenrothes which is also home to the famous Tipsy Nipper restaurant and flying school.

Tayside Aviation holds the prestigious MoD contract to deliver flight training on behalf of the RAF Air Cadet pilot scheme. Tayside are the only civilian organisation entrusted to deliver flight training to over 200 scholarships per year delivered using the Grob 115 military trainer at Dundee airport. Tayside also deliver specialist scholarships for the Air League Educational Trust, GAPAN and the Ministry of Defence.

In 2007, Tayside invested in a state of the art flight simulator which delivers training for the issue of a pilot’s full instrument rating and the airline Multi Crew courses.

Tayside Aviation is an integral part of Dundee Airport and the high standards of air traffic control help with delivering high quality flight training which are recognised worldwide.