EGSR (Earls Colne)
Earls Colne Airfield
Earls Colne
United Kingdom
07809 116676
Miscellaneous Information:

Nigel is an unrestricted FI on Aeroplanes (including war birds) and is also an Instrument Rating and Aerobatics Rating Instructor based at Earls Colne Airfield. He is also a Flight Examiner, Ground Instructor and Ground Examiner.

Nigel has over 30 years of very relevant flying experience in General Aviation. He is a flight and ground instructor and examiner for initial licences and ratings, and instructs for additional ratings, and your own experience enhancement and self-development. He is Head of Training for Anglian Flight Centres – a CAA Approved Training Organisation (ATO). He also holds Instrument, Night and Aerobatics Instructor ratings, and teaches on all types of modern and vintage aircraft from open-cockpit to glass-cockpit (GARMIN, AVIDYNE, MGL) for both VFR and IFR.

As well as training for the basic licenses and additional formal ratings including WARBIRD flight training, Nigel produces his own additional flying courses such as the Advanced PPL, Formation and Short Strip courses plus other training for non-pilots such as the Co-Pilot and FROM-FEAR-2-FLIGHT courses. Visit the website http://www.easyppl.com for more information.

Similarly, he produces and provides his own ground courses to a high professional standard that emphasises best practice, great tips and techniques, as well as the required theoretical knowledge (see https://www.easypplgroundschool.com).

With a total time of over 6500 hours, and over 4500 instructional hours, on a huge variety of aircraft, you won't find a better instructor who has a relaxed and welcoming style to ensure you get the very best out of your time spent in the air. You won't just be taught the flying; you'll be instilled with airmanship and confidence in your own ability. Put simply, you will become a better pilot.

He is also an active aerobatic display Pilot Flying many different types for aircraft owners and organisations, so you may well see him on the air show scene.

  • Licences/Ratings held:UK National and UK PART-21 PPL(A) (Private Pilots Licence - Aeroplanes)
  • FAA Private Pilots Licence - Aeroplanes
  • SEP(Land) (Single Engine Piston Class Rating - Land Aeroplanes)
  • SEP(Sea) (Single Engine Piston Class Rating - Sea Aeroplanes)
  • IMC IR(R) (Instrument Meteorological Conditions - Instrument Rating[Restricted] Rating)
  • IR (Full Instrument Rating)
  • DA (Display Authorisation)
  • Night Rating
  • Aerobatics Rating
  • Towing Rating
  • Differences Certification for everything except pressurisation
  • FE(A) (Flight Examiner - Aeroplanes)
  • FI(A) (Flying Instructor - Aeroplanes)
  • GR(A) (Ground Examiner - Aeroplanes)
  • IRI (Instrument Rating Instructor)
  • CAA Flight Test Pilot (Schedule 2)
  • LAA Flight Test Pilot

Types flown:

Cessna (all types), Piper (all types), Robin (all types), Tiger Moth, Beagle Pup, Jodel, Spitfire, Pitts S2, Wassmer, Air Coup, Rockwell Aero Commander (various models), Bulldog, Yak, Cassutt Racer, Maule, Auster, Mooney, Citabria, Cap, Andreasson, TB(9,10,20,200), Alpha 120T, Europa (tricycle and mono), Sports Cruiser, Bristell, Alpi (P200,P300), BE17 Staggerwing, Replica FW190, RV-4, RV-6, FLS Sprint, Fourney, Cirrus (SR20,SR22TN), Navion, Decathlon, DA40, Harvard, Stearman, Chipmunk, ME108, Slingsby Firefly T67M260.

He is available to provide his services at Andrewsfield, North Weald, Duxford, Cambridge, and surrounding areas including private airstrips, on Weekdays, Weekday Evenings and Weekends.

Nigel charges £50 per Hour, £250 per Day and travel expenses at £0.45 per mile.

You can contact Nigel by completing the Contact Form below or by phone on 07809 116676.

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