Upon arrival at the aerodrome youll be given a briefing on the principles of light aircraft flying. From there youll be taken to the aeroplane for a general familiarisation of the cockpit layout and a rundown of the controls. After this its up up and away for a 60 minute flight of a lifetime! If the instructor feels confident that their new student is ready youll even be able to take the controls and get the thrill of piloting the aircraft. Facilities and planes will vary between locations and the images used here are a guide only.
You can experience the thrill of flight from your seat in the cockpit with this exciting 60 minute flying experience. Your adrenaline will be pumping as you soar graciously through the sky, taking in breathtaking views as you travel over the rolling countryside of Nottinghamshire. With your expert instructor by your side you’ll even have a chance to take control of the plane, learning basic flight manoeuvres such as turning, climbing and descending. Location: Nottinghamshire (Midlands)
Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! You get one-to-one training with a Civil Aviation Authority licensed flying instructor, and your flying time counts towards a Private Pilot's licence.Flying Lesson Discovery: Introduction to flying, aircraft controls and safety One-to-one training from a CAA licensed instructor Allow 1 hour for your flying lesson which will include approx 30 mins flying time with the opportunity to take the controls Experience gift box including smart wallet, personalised voucher and message card. PA cover to a value of 50,000 plus cancellation indemnity After an introductory briefing, a cross-country flight of up to 1 hour with a possibility of landing away and return (depending on location). The participant will have the opportunity to take the controls during the flight Allow 1-2 hours for your visitWhat happens on the day:Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight. This will cover safety, and an introduction to some of the controls. Once in the plane, your flying lesson starts from the time the engine turns over. You will be given headphones so that you can hear conversations between your instructor and air traffic control, and so that you can talk with your instructor. Once in the air, you will be able to take the controls but your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back.Need to know: Minimum age 12-14 depending on location (under 18s need parental/guardian consent) Flying time only counts towards a Private Pilot's licence if you are over 14 years old You should be in reasonable health and agile enough to climb into the aircraft Minimum height 4-5 (122cms-152cms), max height 64-67 (193cms-201cms) depending on location. Maximum weight 15-18 stones (95kgs-114kgs) depending on location. Locations: Avon - Bristol Buckinghamshire - Marlow Cambridgeshire - Cambridge, Peterborough Cornwall - Bodmin County Durham - Darlington Cumbria - Carlisle Devon - Nr. Barnstaple, Exeter, Honiton, Plymouth Dorset - Bournemouth Essex - Great Dunmow, Southend, Stapleford Tawney Gloucestershire - Cheltenham Ireland - County Kildare Kent - Ramsgate Lancashire - Blackpool Lincolnshire - Kirmington Norfolk - Norwich Northamptonshire - Brackley Northern Ireland - Belfast, County Down Nottinghamshire - Worksop Oxfordshire - Kidlington Scotland - Aberdeen (Explorer only), Cumbernauld, Dundee, Fife, Prestwick Staffordshire - Burton on Trent Surrey - Camberley, Redhill Wales - Gwynedd, Haverfordwest, Powys Warwickshire - Wellesbourne West Midlands - Coventry West Sussex - Shoreham Wiltshire - Salisbury Yorkshire - Leeds
You're guaranteed to lovethis fantastic flying lesson. You’ll receive expert guidance and tuition from an experienced pilot during your 20 minute lesson, which is split into three exciting sections – one as pilot, one as navigator and one as observer. What’s more, your experience will even include a thrilling hover challenge; and with 6 locations to choose from, you’re never too far from the action! Location: 6 locations UK wide