The Leinster Aero Club was founded in 1956 and originally based at Weston Aerodrome. In 1964, the club re-located to Dublin Airport, where it existed until relocating back to Weston in 2004. In 2006, the club moved to a strip near Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath. Since March 2016, the club has returned to its original base at Weston.
Membership & Instructors
Club members range from SPL’s, PPL’s, CPL’s, ATPL’s and Instructors. The club has a proud history of success stories – several members have gone on to become professional pilots with various airlines around the world.
Instructors at the club receive no remuneration. This helps to maintain a strong club culture and keep student costs to a minimum.
The club operates one training aircraft, a Robin HR 200 EI-YLG, which is fully IFR equipped.
Training courses available at the club:
Leinster Aero Club is a Registered Training Facility (RTF) authorised by the Irish Aviation Authority to provide the following flight and ground training:
- Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL) (Ground & Flight Training)
- Single-engine Piston Class Rating (SEP (land))
- Night Rating