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PPL theory course 2018-2019

As from today it is possible to enrol in our English PPL(A) theory course of 2018-2019.

This year, the course starts on September the 22nd at 1:30 pm.        Click here to enrol!    

The course is given on the airfield of Grimbergen (Vliegveld Grimbergen), only 15 kilometers away from Brussels, and is oriented towards the international community and expatriates living in Belgium. Of course, Dutch or French speaking candidates can also participate in the English course, but they may as well choose to enrol in the Dutch or French course. Our theory course is modular which means the student can "drop in" any time a new subject starts (so it is possible to start the course at every moment in the year).

While the main purpose is theoretical training in order to obtain the Private Pilot License, courses are open to anyone who would like to know more about flying or for any pilot who wishes to refresh his/her knowledge.

The English course is given by a team of highly motivated ground instructors on Saturday afternoons between 1:30pm and 5pm, from September until June. Its total duration is 105 hours. Together with the instructor, students can mutually agree to change dates/times subject to their availability. The PPL(A) theory course costs € 600 and includes books.

Do you have questions or are you looking for more information? Contact us today at info@sabena-aeroclub.be.

See you soon!

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Summer Course, Happy Hour & Castle Trophy events

All club members are invited for our annual refresher course which will be held on the 31st of August 2018. Special topics this year are latent failures in aviation, aviation reporting, Belgian AIP changes and club communication. This interesting evening will end with one of our usual Happy Hours.

On the 2nd of September 2018 we hold our Castle Road Trophy. More information about these events can be found on the events page. Further info is provided by email.

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PPL theory course 2017-2018

As from today it is possible to enrol in our English PPL(A) theory course of 2017-2018.

This year, the course starts on September 30th at 1:30 pm.        Click here to enrol!    

The course is given on the airfield of Grimbergen (Vliegveld Grimbergen), only 15 kilometers away from Brussels, and is oriented towards the international community and expatriates living in Belgium. Of course, Dutch or French speaking candidates can also participate in the English course, but they may as well choose to enrol in the Dutch or French course. Our theory course is modular which means the student can "drop in" any time a new subject starts (so it is possible to start the course at every moment in the year).

While the main purpose is theoretical training in order to obtain the Private Pilot License, courses are open to anyone who would like to know more about flying or for any pilot who wishes to refresh his/her knowledge.

The English course is given by a team of highly motivated ground instructors on Saturday afternoons between 1:30pm and 5pm, from September until June. Its total duration is 105 hours. Together with the instructor, students can mutually agree to change dates/times subject to their availability. The PPL(A) theory course costs € 550 and includes books.

Do you have questions or are you looking for more information? Contact us today at info@sabena-aeroclub.be.

See you soon!

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GNS430 Training

The Sabena Aeroclub offers its pilots a GPS training on the Garmin GNS430, similar to the one in the DA20. The course will take place on March 25 starting at 20h in the clubhouse.

The course objectives are:

- A basic comprehension of the GNSS.
- Understanding the pagination of the unit.
- Defining a user waypoint.
- Editing a flight plan.
- Achieving a fast and comfortable manipulation at a glance to avoid time spent head down in the cockpit.

The course will not cover:
- any kind of procedure.
- vertical navigation.

Caveat: this training is not a lecture, but a hands-on training, and it will be profitable only if you can bring your laptop with this GNS430W trainer installed. Minor differences with regard to our GNS430, but the GNS430 (without the W suffix) trainer is for WindowsXP only. If you still have WindowsXP (in standalone it still works well for what is following), please download this GNS430 trainer.

Registration on the club website.

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Sabena Aeroclub

  • Near Brussels, heart of Europe
  • High-quality, professional training
  • Multilanguage & international
  • Friendly & personal atmosphere

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Our home base is Grimbergen, only 15 km away from Belgium's capital city and Brussels National Airport.