Want to know what it’s like to learn to fly a light aircraft? Have you thought about getting a flying licence? Want to “try before you buy”? Our introductory Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) course could be for you. Once enrolled on the course you will be sent all the required course work needed to complete the theory side including an aircraft checklist and a log to keep track of your flying time.
Blue Yonder Air Tours is a non-profit organisation which was created with the aim of promoting aviation, as well as inspiring future pilots and engineers using STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Why not book our 5 hour introduction to the Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) course in our Piper PA32 Cherokee Six aircraft.
We have a wide variety of routes and options available as part of your 5 hour flight course, i.e. Newcastle, Durham, Tyne Bridges, Northumberland, and the Lake District.
Safety is our highest priority so you can be assured that all of our flights are conducted to industry standards as laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority and the European Aviation Safety Agency. Blue Yonder Air Tours are regulated by both the CAA and EASA under Air Operations Regulation (EC) No. 216/2008.
Cost sharing private flights and trips away are also available.
The Piper PA32 Cherokee Six is a 7 seater transport aircraft which can be used for everything from transporting V.I.P.s around the world to heavy cargo loads deep in the jungle as well as the perfect platform for sightseeing pleasure flights. It is one of the safest aircraft flying in the sky.
- Crew: One
- Capacity: Six passengers
- Length: 27.7 ft in (8.4 m)
- Wingspan: 32.8 ft in (10.0 m)
- Height: 7.9 ft in (2.4 m)
- Wing area: 174.5 ft2 (16.5 m2)
- Empty weight: 1788 lb (811 kg)
- Gross weight: 3400 lb (1542 kg)
- Power plant: 1 × Lycoming O-540
- Maximum speed: 174 mph (280 km/h)
- Cruise speed: 168 mph (272 km/h)
- Range: 840 miles (1361 km)
- Service ceiling: 16250 ft (4950 m)
- Rate of climb: 1050 ft/min (5.3 m/s)