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Award-Winning Drone Training

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Drone Training Specialists of the Year, 2021/22

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Supported

Unlimited Access On-Demand

Virtual

Online Technology

Accessible

Designed by Experts for All

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COURSE FINDER

A2 Certificate of Competence
Recreational & Commercial Flying
GVC Modular 
Upgrade
Upgrade from A2 CofC
to Full GVC
PfCO to GVC
Upgrade
Convert Your Legacy PfCO
to a Full GVC
General VLOS
Certificate
Professional Drone
Operations

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Flight Docs
Subscription
Automated Operations Manual Service
Plastic Printed
ID Cards
Exclusive for
AV8 Students
 
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In recognition of our innovative approach to training, and our obsession with our students' success, we're thrilled to have been named Drone Training Specialists of the Year by Scotland Prestige Awards.

Want to get the AV8 affect? View our full range of courses above.

ASSESSMENT LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE

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Flight Instruction & Assessments, local to you.

As the UK's only fully-virtual drone training provider, you can complete your course from anywhere, anytime. Where your course includes practical flight training or assessment, we've created a nationwide network of instructors and examiners for you to select from, on-demand.

WHAT SETS AN AV8 COURSE APART?

THE AV8 TEAM

Created by a dedicated team with nearly a hundred years of combined aviation experience, AV8 Flight School is the UK's favourite drone training provider.

 

From light aircraft to fighter jets, helicopters to jet-liners and of course drones from 250 grams to 2.2 tons; our team has thousands of hours piloting and instructing on everything that flies.

 

We've used our experience to create amazing drone courses especially for you; the original and best virtual training provider.

We're the only CAA approved organisation able to provide fully virtual, on-demand certification; you can start, pause and resume at your own pace with access to the very best in instructional support whenever you need it.

Check out our verified reviews

from genuine customers

 
AiRSpace
AV8's Augmented Reality App
Some concepts need more than just a diagram
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AV8's AiRSpace mobile app is the first of its kind to use augmented reality to visualise complex aeronautical concepts in interactive 3D space, in your real-world environment; provided free with any of our courses.
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HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS

"Thanks to AV8 Flight School I've secured a job working in drone delivery operations and I couldn't be happier! - Thanks so much for the amazing mentoring and support!

 

After doing my PFCO, GVC and A2 CoC with AV8, I approached AV8's CFI last month for 1-to-1 coaching to prepare for interviews with a BVLOS drone company.

 

With only a few days until the interview, Claw worked into the small hours of Monday morning with me making sure that I knew all the regulations, operational considerations and flight planning that needed to be done.

 

I had never picked up a drone before starting training with AV8 and now I am about to start on a new career doing BVLOS operations!

 

I can't even put into words how appreciative I am for the team at AV8, as well as an awesome course the instructors; have so much knowledge. I have absolutely felt supported the whole way!

 

Thanks so much AV8 Flight School."

Matt S

"Within a month of doing the AV8 A2 course I’d made back enough to cover the cost of the course, a Mavic mini 2 fly more combo and insurance for six months. And this was just after Christmas in lockdown where filming work is rare. For the extra freedom and credibility it gives you £130-ish is an utter no brainer."

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John Davies, Blackfire Films

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