Prices, Terms & Conditions

Flight Training and Aircraft Hire Prices

Prices are inclusive of VAT

Piper PA-38 Tomahawk

Introductory Trial Lesson £189.00
Extended Trial Lesson £239.00
3 Lesson Starter Package £674.00
3 extended flying lessons, including landings, pilot logs, briefings and temporary membership.
Hourly Rates:
Private Hire £179.00
PPL/LAPL Dual Training £214.00
IMC/Night Training £234.00
Hawarden Fees*
Landing (each)
Circuit (each)


Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

Introductory Trial Lesson £219.00
Extended Trial Lesson £289.00
3 Lesson Starter Package £784.00
3 extended flying lessons, including landings, pilot logs, briefings and temporary membership.
Hourly Rates
Private Hire £219.00
PPL/LAPL Training £244.00
IMC/Night Training £264.00
Hawarden Fees*
Landing (each)
Circuit (each)


All aircraft hire rates are fully inclusive of instructor (training rates) and fuel charges.

All trial lesson prices are fully inclusive of all charges, including landing fees.

Landing fees are not included in hourly rates and and are determined by the current rate as published by the aerodrome.

*Discounted landing fees are available for Airbus employees – please enquire for details.

Additional fees & charges

Prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable

New Student Enrolment Package



  • 12 month ‘Frequent Flyer’ membership (see below)
  • Subscription to the Pooley’s Aviation Academy online ground school
  • Pilot’s Starter Kit (see below)
  • 2.5 Hours induction ground school
  • Saves £140!

Annual Membership

Standard £199

Your Merseyflight membership provides:

  • 12 month access to our facilities
  • reduced training costs
  • Free online study resources
  • Your own electronic online logbook
  • Online access to your student records
  • Online booking – 4 weeks in advance
  • Online access to our operational documentation
  • Lanyard and airside pass holder
  • Use of school headsets
  • All of your required insurance cover
Frequent Flyer £299

Our Frequent Flyer membership includes:

  • Everything from our standard membership
  • Up to 7.5% off all flying and landing fees
  • Priority booking – up to 6 weeks in advance

Online Ground School Bundles

Pooley’s Aviation Academy online ground school £190
PLUS Air Pilot’s Manuals  Volumes 1,2,4,6 & 7 £295
PLUS Air Pilot’s Manuals  Volumes 1,2,3,4,6 & 7 £320
Equipment Bundles
Pilot’s Starter Kit £225
Air Pilot’s Manuals Volumes 1,2,4,6 & 7, Pilot’s logbook, kneeboard, aircraft checklist, fuel tester, hi-vis vest – all in a Jeppsesen flight bag!
Pilot’s Navigation Kit £130
Air Pilot’s Manual Volume 3, CRP-1 flight computer, Northern chart, Southern chart, VFR flight guide, long rule, flight protractor, plotter, chart pens (4).

PA-38 Simulator (with FI)

£75 per hour

One-to-one ground school

£50 per hour

Radiotelephony course (includes practical test)


Ground Examination


Flight Test Fee


Paperwork certification





1.1. The definitions and rules of interpretation in this clause apply in these terms: -

  • 'Company' means Merseyflight Limited, trading as Merseyflight Air Training School, of General Aviation Centre, Aviation Park, Flint Road, Chester CH4 0GZ;
  • 'Flying Credit' means any pre-paid flying related product, service, course, package or programme (including a single trial flight) offered and provided by the Company from time to time;
  • 'Flight Instructor' means the Captain of the aircraft as appointed by the Company;
  • 'Student' means any person accepted by the Company:
    (i) on a flying training course (including participants on single trial flights) or
    (ii) to hire Company aircraft for private use.
  • 'Membership' means an annual subscription to the flying school as operated by the Company.

1.2. A reference to a law is a reference to it as it is in force for the time being taking account of any amendment, extension, application or re-enactment and includes any subordinate legislation for the time being in force made under it.

1.3. Words in the singular include the plural and in the plural include the singular.

1.4. A reference to one gender includes a reference to the other gender.

1.5. Clause headings do not affect the interpretation of these terms.


2.1. Quoted flight times are approximate and may vary due to volume of air traffic or other operational reasons. Flight time is defined as airborne time plus 15 minutes for taxi and checks.

2.2. Members under the age of 18 require the specific consent of a parent or guardian. Parents or guardians must ensure that children are properly supervised at all times.

2.3. Observers on (4 seat aircraft) trial flying lessons are restricted to family or friends of the Student and are welcomed aboard at the discretion of the Flight Instructor.

2.4. All flights are subject to cancellation by the Company at short notice. It is the responsibility of the Student to telephone the Company on 01244 911787 on the day of their flight to confirm arrangements. The Company will not be liable for any associated cost resulting from a cancellation at short notice.

2.5. Height restrictions apply. Strict weight restrictions apply - please contact the Company before your flight if above 13 stone / 82.5 kg (2 seat aircraft) or 18 stone / 102 kg (4 seat aircraft).

2.6. Purchased goods and services are subject to our refunds and returns policy. Services purchased may be transferable upon written request. 

2.7 All pre-paid goods and services must be used within 12 months unless specified otherwise. It is the responsibility of the Student to book and use their Flying Credit within the validity period. Bundled goods and services which are packaged together and sold as one may not be shared amongst multiple persons.

2.8. If a booking is cancelled by the Student within 48 hours of the allocated slot time or the Student does not arrive in good time for their flight then a rebooking fee will be payable prior to any further bookings being made by or on behalf of the Student.

2.9. In the event of a booking being cancelled by the Company due to weather, operational reasons or any other circumstances outside of its control then the purchased goods/service shall remain valid, subject to the relevant validity period if booked using pre-paid Flight Credit, and may be rebooked for a mutually convenient date.

2.10. The Company will not be liable for any expenses or costs incurred from flight cancellations due to operational circumstances or any circumstances outside of its control.

2.11. If in the opinion of the Company it considers the aptitude, behaviour or attitude of a Student falls below that which is expected then the Company may cancel any services purchased and terminate the membership of a Student at its sole discretion. Any refund on goods or services purchased, in full or in part, will be at the sole discretion of the Company.

2.12. All Students should ensure that they are in good health and if in doubt should seek medical advice from their doctor. This is the responsibility of the Student.

2.13. The Flight Instructor reserves the right to refuse to allow any person on board the aircraft if the Flight Instructor suspects that person to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or if they consider that person may adversely affect the safe conduct of the flight in any way. No refund will be offered in such circumstances.

2.15. No photographic or recording equipment is allowed airside or on board the aircraft. Mobile devices must be switched off if being taken airside – flight mode is not allowed.

2.16 All persons including visitors, trial lesson participants and members accessing the airside environment and issued with a temporary airside pass:

  • shall remain with their escort,
  • are subject to and will comply with all current safety rules and procedures, and
  • shall carry photographic identification.

2.17. Whilst every precaution is taken for the safety of Students and their property, the Company will not be held liable for any loss, theft, damage or, as far as permitted, injury.

2.18. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England & Wales.


Refunds & Returns Policy


Our refund and returns policy lasts 14 days. If 14 days have passed since your purchase, we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. If applicable, it must also be in the original packaging.

Vouchers or pre-purchased flying credit over 12 months old can not be refunded.

Time-sensitive goods such as charts and certain course books can not be returned.



Once your return request is received and assessed, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your return request. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

If approved, your refund will be processed and a credit will be applied to your credit card or original method of payment within 14 days.


Late or missing refunds

If you haven’t received a refund after 14 days:

  • Please check your bank account again
  • Contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
  •  Contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.

If you still have not received your refund, please contact us at


Sale / discounted items

Only regular priced goods and services are eligible for refunds.



We will only replace items if they are defective or damaged.



Refunds will only be made to the original purchaser.


Shipping returns

In the case of physical goods, please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer.

Returns should be sent to Merseyflight Ltd, General Aviation Centre, Aviation Park, Flint Road, Chester CH4 0GZ.

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you may vary.

If you are returning more expensive items, you may consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We can not guarantee that we will receive your returned item.


Need help?

Contact us at for questions related to refunds and returns.