Night Rating

Learn how to safely act as pilot-in-command under visual flying rules (VFR) at night.

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The course breakdown:

5 hours of flight instruction
5 solo take-off and full-stop landings

Night Rating courses run between November and January.


Pre-entry requirements

To start the Night Rating course you must:

  • hold a valid medical certificate;
  • be working towards or hold a LAPL(A); and:
    • have completed exercise 19 - basic instrument flight.
  • be working towards or hold a PPL(A).

Course content

Normal circuits
Circuit emergencies
Solo circuits (5 full stop landings)
Night navigation of at least 50km

Validity period

The Night Rating does not expire.

However, you must have completed one take-off and landing at night, in the last 90 days, to carry passengers.

Why us?

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Simple online booking
Fair and clear pricing
Friendly, professional service
5 star rated on TripAdvisor

We think differently about flight training.

With membership, you get access to our online members area. It's much more than online booking - you can see your training record, check Gamston's weather, pay for your flight online, and so much more!

Generous time slots and friendly one-to-one instruction in our modern facilities mean that you'll always get the quality time that you need whilst training.

Plus, we don't have any hidden payments. There are no landing fees at Gamston whilst using our well-maintained fleet of aircraft and hot drinks are available at no additional cost.