Who is Leading Edge Aviation?

Here at Leading Edge we are a dedicated flying school that is focused on training recreational pilots. Whether you are a beginner or have some industry knowledge, we are able to help put you in the sky.

Our new Bristell aeroplane is right at the sharp end of the light sport aircraft category! This aircraft is known for its dynamic performance and is ultra modern with a full glass instrumental panel.

We don’t just create pilots, we create passion! Our team wants you to enjoy learning to fly as much as they enjoy teaching it.

Located in Bacchus Marsh Aerodrome, just a 40 minutes drive from Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat, we fly 7 days a week from 0900hrs – 1700hrs.

Benefits of training with Leading Edge

  • We take the recreational part of recreational flying seriously, we want you to have fun!

  • No landing fee’s means that you don’t just benefit from your training, your bank account does as well

  • We have one of the most modern 2 place light sport aircraft in the world for you to train in

  • Our large training area is located at Bacchus Marsh Airport

Our People

Daniel PearsonCEO
Daniel is now the owner of Leading Edge Aviation and has a background in recreational aviation. As a private pilot, Daniel has now gained endorsements in IFR, tail-wheel, aerobatics and more.
His working history is mainly in IT but extends into many other industries, including aviation, which helps him run the business.
Anthony CurzionChief of Operations
Anthony is new to the Leading Edge team.
Andrew McIntoshInstructor
Andrew is a high experienced instructor who has an extensive background in aviation. Andrew started his career in Air Traffic Control (ATC) and then later moved into commercial flying and instructing. He brings his extensive knowledge of aviation to the role. He also holds an aerobatic rating and competes on occasion at Australian competitions.