About Us

For over 45 years Tayside Aviation has enabled pilots to achieve their dream.

“There is nothing more exciting than flight. Our experienced team is committed to providing the very best experience to our dedicated flight students. We take real pride in seeing our students grow and develop on their journey towards becoming a pilot. Tayside Aviation is like no other. Every day is a new adventure and we’re lucky to play our part in that journey.” 

- Jim and Kate Watt, Tayside Aviation Ltd.

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About Tayside Aviation

Flying as a commercial pilot, as an exciting hobby or on the first steps to a career with the RAF, all of our pilots have one thing in common: a passion and determination to soar.

Based in the sunniest city in Scotland (that is a fact!), Tayside Aviation’s Dundee base is home to our 20 light aircraft, classroom training facilities and engineering support services.

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About Commercial

According to the Boeing market forecast 2014-2033 there will be a global demand for over half a million new airline pilots over the next two decades, to keep pace with the fleet growth of international airlines and the retirement of their current flight crew. Boeing believes that 94,000 of these vacancies will be in Europe alone.

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About RAF Cadets

For over 25 years Tayside Aviation has proudly delivered the RAF Air Cadet Pilot Scheme (ACPS).

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About Recreational

The sky is the limit. Whether you are a recreational pilot, or are looking for that unexpected gift for someone special, our welcoming and experienced team will take the time to find out what you need to provide the right experience.

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Our Team

Our experienced team will lead you through various stages at a pace right for you. Our fleet of 20 light aircraft and our 20 experienced Flight Instructors will give you the confidence to soar.

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Vacancies

Due to our expansion programme, we are currently looking for experienced Flight Instructors to join our dynamic team. Please send CV in the first instance to kate.watt@taysideaviation.co.uk.