Kit Aircraft


Updated 29.01.17

Based at Little Snoring airfield in the heart of North Norfolk in the UK, The Light Aircraft Company, manufactures three light aircraft, the Sherwood Ranger, the Sherwood SCOUT the Sherwood Kub.


STOP Press Rotax


Sherwood Scout in both Microlight and Group A aircraft can now enjoy standard Rotax engines up 135hp and aftermarket modified up to 155hp


ORATEX Training Days


TLAC are now offering training days to get the most out of this amazing world leading covering system. We have places available in May, August and November, click ORATEX for more information.


Sherwood Kub


A super STOL aircraft you bet


In the search for increased performance for our SSDR Sherwood KUB+, we have just finished the installation and first flights with the Hirth F23 50hp twin, follow the link to have a look, flight test figures to follow shortly, they are impressive. Tri-gear is being worked on, so for those wanting a nosewheel its in the pipeline.



Sherwood Rangers Airbourne

Multiple Sherwood Rangers are now taking to the air as completions from Kit Build take place. Please follow this link to see the latest photographs and video's dont forget to look at our Facebook page as well for up to date information. Roel Boogard - Holland, Andy Pitcher - United Kingdom and a lot more on the way.

Sherwood SCOUT


Nose Wheel


The Sherwood SCOUT is now available both as kit and as Factory Built aircraft with nose wheel. The revised fully castoring nose wheel option brings another dimension to this great STOL aircraft.




Type Approved

The Sherwood SCOUT is now available as a factory built aircraft. This means that you can now use the Sherwood SCOUT for flight training, air experience flights, hire and reward and ariel photography. The Sherwood Ranger Type Approval is immenent.


New strobe systems now available for homebuild and permit aircraft, wing tip and marker light and beacon. Click here for brochure


The Light Aircraft Company Ltd has gained CAA A8-1 and A8-9 and is approved to build Factory Build Microlight aircraft which can be used for flight training, hire and reward and flight experience. Both the Sherwood Ranger and the Sherwood Scout are now in production.


The Light Aircraft Company Ltd has been appointed the Eastern Region Distributor for the unique hi performance D Motor

News, updates, Blogs, builds ect.




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Service Centre


TLAC Aircraft Service Center offer a full EASA Part M maintenance facility. With outstanding service engineers, our experience in servicing both fixed and rotary wing piston driven aircraft is second to none.



updated 14.4.2016


Aircraft Rental


Cessna 172 NEW


Cessna 150


Aircraft refinishing NEW


Old Buckenham Airfield NEW



Aircraft for Sale








Updated 1.2.2016


In these days of Internet Technology things happen fast and we generate a vast amount of news and information, for the latest news from TLAC follow this link.


Careers in Aviation


Aircraft Assembly


TLAC require an enthusiastic person to work in our Aircraft Assembly department, if you have an eye for detail and want to be involved in producing Microlights and Light aircraft then why not send an e mail to with your CV.


New News items


TLAC Clean Aircraft Program


Tube Tech tube profiling machine


Lightweight affordable low power LED strobes









Read MoreAdded: 25.09.2008