About Us


Highland Aviation is the most northerly Approved Training Organisation (ATO) in the UK. In 2021 we also became the first Approved Training Organisation for Gyroplanes in the UK. 

As well as our primary role as a flying school, the company provides a number of associated aviation services which includes aircraft maintenance and as an aircraft handling agent for the airport authorities.

Company Registration No.  SC357935  Company VAT No.  976 6682 52


Mission Statement

Dedicated to the highest quality of pilot training, by equipping our students with safe, consistent and professional knowledge and skills, in a friendly and welcoming environment.



To provide a one-stop-shop that leads, develops and supports everyone from the complete novice to the professional pilot, through our training programmes and on to aircraft hire, ownership or their first commercial role.


Approvals & Accreditations

Fixed Wing Flying School

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 Approved Training Organisation


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Gyroplane Flying School

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 National Approved Training Organisation


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Accredited by the British Accreditation Council

 For Independent Further and Higher Education as a Short Course Provider


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Aircraft Engineering & Maintenance

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Combined Airworthiness Organisation


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Contact Us

Contact Us Form

Telephone Reception:  01667460361 

Emergency Out of Hours:  07759879644

Email General:  Click here to email us 

Address:  Highland Aviation, Unit 101, Inverness Airport, Inverness, IV2 7JB.


Opening Hours and Map

How to find us

Highland Aviation

Unit 101

Inverness Airport


Open every day at the following hours:

High Season (BST): 09:00 to 20:00

(from last Sunday in March to last Saturday in October)

Low Season (GMT): 09:00 to 17:00

(from first Sunday in October to last Saturday in March)

We have a free, private carpark for customers, located just beyond the long stay carpark.  Our video demonstration shows the route marked on the map from the airport entrance.

Customer Reviews

To see the facilities available to our customers...

Our Facilities

To see the facilities available to our customers...

Our Aircraft Fleet

To see our current aircraft fleet of Aeroplanes and Gyrocopters...

Our Gyrocopter Museum

For information and visiting instructions to our Gyrocopter Museum...

Our Students

To see our student successes...

Our Team

To see our staff list of Flight Instructors and Examiners, Engineers and administrators...

Our Charities and Community

To see the charities we support and our community involvement...

Our Webcam

To see the aircraft apron and weather outside our offices...

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