Ultimate Aerobatics is a trading name of Collett Aviation Services Ltd, registered company number: 11115075 VAT number: 286 9051 66

FORMATION TRAINING

We are proud to be able to offer formation training courses. Using our team of highly trained safety conscious formation instructors all of whom hold CAA display authorisations for formation flying.

 

Flying in close formation with other like-minded pilots is not only safe but one of most rewarding types of flying possible. Our training is focused on the art of safe and precise formation flying. These courses will no doubt be an invaluable asset for any pilot. 

 

We can either run these courses in our Extra 330LX and 300L or in the customers aircraft if suitable.

 

Each course will consist of a number of flights on a particular day with a comprehensive brief and de-brief for each sortie. 

 

Basic Course 

 

This course will comprise of the following:

  • Introduction to formation theory, SOPs, Sight lines, RT Protocols

  • Initial Joins, Echelon, Line astern, Position changes and Level Turns

  • Break and re-joins

  • Power and fuel management 

  • Emergency procedures

  • Circuit joining 

 

Intermediate Course

 

Comprises of the following

  • Steep turns

  • Bending turns (pitch and roll not greater than 60 degrees)

  • Faster rolling rates

  • Escape pathways

 

Advanced course

  • No limits on pitch and roll angles (Aerobatics!)

Please get in touch to discuss your requirements!