Modern microlight aircraft are very much like an aeroplane in both appearance and performance. And as a bonus, they are also very quiet, smooth, economical and comfortable. This lesson will be conducted by a fully qualified flying instructor, and the student will be encouraged to participate fully during this extended flight. It will very much be a hands-on experience giving you an ample taste of what it's like to fly an aeroplane!
Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! This Virgin Experience Day introductory flying lesson will never be forgotten.There are more than 40 flying lesson locations to chose from around the country so you wont have to travel to too far to experience this incredible day out.Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight covering safety and an introduction to some of the controls.Once in the plane 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. And when you get in the air youll be able to take over the controls though your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back. You should allow an hour for the whole experience. The flight will last approximately 2530 minutes.Useful info:Choose from over 40 locations nationwideRestrictions: Min age: 12 (under18s need parental/guardian consent)Max height: 6ft 4inMax weight: 18 stone (114kg)Vouchers are valid for 10 months
Introductory offer - over 50% off - Only £129.00!! - Helicopter flights were once reserved purely for the rich and famous ... now you too can enjoy Silverstone, the home of the British Grand Prix, from the air. You'll enjoy the careful guidance of a highly qualified helicopter instructor with this 20 minute flying lesson and hands-on hover flying challenge.
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