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Tom Saunders

Chief Instructor

Brief info

Tom learned to fly at PFT in 1997 and has been instructing at PFT more or less continuously on a part-time basis since 1999 and has since amassed over 7000hrs flight time world-wide. He currently flies the Bombardier Global Express for a private owner and used to train fast-jet pilots in the RAF on the Hawk T1. Tom can teach: PPL, IMC, night and aerobatics and is also a qualified examiner so he is available to do your PPL skills tests, or SEP revalidations and proficiency checks.

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Students about the training team

Just had a 30min trial flight it was fantastic. Absolutely brilliant experience. I highly recommend PFT, brilliant day, fantastic instructor.

Darren Foley


Great school with a great team, good facilities and a good approach to learning to fly. Currently doing my PPL here and very much enjoying the process.

Kay Kühne


Really polite, professional and friendly bunch of people – Did my Trial Flight with one of their team member back in the day and I have to say I absolutely loved it.