Learning to Fly - A Documentary Film

“Learning to Fly - A Documentary Film” is an inspiring documentary following the journey of Horsham resident Beth Moran learning to fly at Sussex Flying Club. Through this web page, facebook and twitter, those with an interest in learning to fly, considering a trial lesson or who may have an interest in aviation, can follow Beth’s journey.

Beth had an initial trial lesson on 17 December 2015 and started her Private Pilot’s Licence training in late March 2016. The documentary is being produced by Sussex based Fact Not Fiction Films. Fact Not Fiction Films has produced many aviation themed documentaries including 'Spitfire Sisters', 'Air Transport Auxiliary', 'Pilot Fatigue' and the 2012 Academy Award Contender 'Shady Lady’.

In the News


Beth Moran Thunderbird Interview with Channel 5

Sussex Flying Club is taking flight with new aviation film

Brighton City Airport, 22 April 2016

Trainee Pilot from Horsham to star in upcoming documentary at Brighton City Airport

In a new documentary being made with Sussex Flying Club, a former Horsham Collyer’s student will train as a private pilot and be filmed as she progresses through the course. Beth Moran, 20, from Horsham, is to receive training for her Private Pilot Licence (PPL) following a partnership between the Sussex Flying School at Brighton City Airport (at Shoreham) and Sussex based film company, Fact Not Fiction Films.