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A fully CAA certified instructor with over 17 years instructing experience. Ken has also 40 years of flying under his belt, so you know you're in safe hands!

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Northern Ireland Microlights, 30 Comber Road, Newtownards, Co. Down, BT23 4QP
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Latest News

Corey Purdy passes GST with honours.

Sun, Dec 6, 2020

Corey Purdy is a second year Aeronautical Engineering Student at Queen’s University Belfast and for practical experience he decided to learn to fly a Microlight Aircraft . Corey is clear that the practical experience of learning to fly has been invaluable in his progress towards a degree, and on Sunday 6th December he passed his GST in Thruster G CGFZ with first class honours. Congratulations Corey we hope you pass your final degree exams with the same distinction.

Brian Blakely Passes his GST

Fri, Nov 27, 2020

Brian Blakely today took advantage of the freezing cold, crystal clear vizability, zero wind conditions at Newtownards to undertake his GST in Thruster G CGFZ. A very happy Brian passed with consummate ease and is now looking for his own Microlight Aircraft WITH A HEATER. Congratulations Brian

On a Wing and a Prayer

Fri, Nov 6, 2020

Congratulations are due to Congregational Church Minister Reverend Paul Bradley on successfully completing his GST in Thruster G CGFZ. Paul now intends to join the local Newtownards Microlight Group which operates a Skyranger Swift and a Foxbat. The group will become doubly blessed with its own Ecclesiastical Wing as Presbyterian Minister Reverend Ivan Neish is already a group member.

Chris Hodges Getting a real buzz

Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Chris Hodges has flown heavy Group A aircraft for many years  but as he directly employs  over  five million Ultralight pilots he decided that he really needed to understand  low inertia handling techniques. Happily after a short conversion course  Chris passed his GST in Jabiru G CNAB  and now has a firm grasp of all the issues affecting his large group of  light weight dependants. Congratulations Chris on a very sweet  GST with no sting in the tale, and, your success has caused a great buzz amongst your employees.    N. B.   If you want a job you can contact Chris at www.Veesbees.com


Hi Ken,

I hope you’re keeping well!

Just wanted to let you know you can add one more to the list of Fast Jet pilots you have trained! Out of 19 students being streamed after elementary flying training, 6 of us were selected for fast jet! I definitely wouldn’t have been in that top 6 without the training you gave me back home, so many thanks once again! Still plenty of work ahead but glad it’s going in the direction I wanted!

I don’t start my next stage of training until the summer so going to put my NPPL to good use with the RAF Microlight Association in the meantime!



Ross Spence

The trial lesson was great fun, flew the entire time, thanks Ken.

Mark Smith