About Us

North Weald Flight Training is a leading provider of flight training in the South East of England and has an enviable reputation for our airfield facilities, aircraft fleet and experienced instructional staff that all go to help our many students realise their dream of flying an aircraft.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism. We aim to allocate each student as far as possible a dedicated instructor at the start of training. This allows a professional relationship to develop between instructor and student as well as maintaining training continuity throughout the entire course syllabus.

Our Head of Training will also take an active interest in every student, ensuring teaching standards are maintained and student progress is on track to ensure you become a safe, proficient and competent pilot at very competitive rates.

North Weald Flight Training is the largest Civil Aviation Authority approved flying training school at North Weald able to conduct basic flight training having been granted CAA ATO (Approved Training Organisation) status.

From PPL to the new EASA Competency based IR we can really turn your flying dream into a reality. Please see our course page for more information.

We are passionate about our flying and fully appreciate that learning to fly requires a big commitment in both flying time, study and financially. The right choice of flying school is essential and we believe that at North Weald Flight Training we offer excellent facilities, experienced professional staff as well as providing high quality aircraft at the most competitive rates. Learning to fly is a great personal achievement. The journey through the major milestones of your training such as your first solo flight, solo cross country navigation exercise to the thrill of holding your own licence in your hand should not only be a personal challenge, but also fun and enjoyable. Whether it be purely for leisure, or as a first step towards a flying career North Weald Flight Training can guide you through that journey.

We are open 7 days a week 362 days a year (Closed Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years Day)

Our summer hours are 08:30 – 19:00 and winter hours 08:30 – 16:30.

We look forward to welcoming you at North Weald soon.


Stewart Braddon

Head of Training, Chief Flying Instructor, and Resident Flight Examiner/RT Examiner

Thank you for visiting our website which I do hope you find informative.

As Head of Training and Chief Flying Instructor it is my responsibility to ensure as a team we deliver the highest quality flight training to the latest syllabus in a friendly, professional and enjoyable environment.

Whether you’re an aspiring new pilot or an existing license holder wishing to add further qualifications I look forward to taking an active interest in your training and welcoming you to North Weald Flight Training

Simon Lowman

Accountable Manager & Resident Flight Examiner

Paul Bazire


Paul Street

Flying Instructor

George Lowman

Maintenance Manager

Pawel Binczack

Flying Instructor

Groff Crawford

Flight Instructor

Martin White

Flight Instructor

Conor Scott

Airline Consultant

Darren Foss

Flight Instructor

Ben Fraser

Deputy Head Of Training & Safety Manager

Nataliya Frolova

Operations Assistant

Alex Bagnall

Flight Instructor

Sabina Virtosu

LAPL Flight Instructor

Selcuk Konaroglu

Flight Instructor

Steve McCabe

Flight Instructor

Matthew Senior

Flight Instructor

Scott Deller

Flight Instructor

Thomas Wade

Flight Instructor

Niall Colgan

Flight Instructor

Terry Moss

Flight Instructor

Bill Pickard

Flight Instructor

Stephen Smart

Flight Instructor

Thomas Casey

Flight Instructor

Harry Patten

Flight Instructor