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Gliding experience at Challock
Rated 5.0/5
Based on 2 customer reviews
Cost: £140.00

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Product review: Gliding over Kent by , 13 Aug 15 5/5 Excellent "The operator was very easy to contact.,. and very efficient, arranging the date and time that I requested. As soon as I arrived I was taken to meet my instructor. All visitor facilities were as expected and members of my family were made very welcome. Staff put me at my ease Fantastic afternoon would do it again.Not rushed at all, very pleasent afternoon. "

Trial flight over the North Downs at Challock

£140.00 inc VAT

Gliding experience
Trial flight over the North Downs
Most of us will at sometime have looked up on a summer's day and seen graceful turn of a sailplane high in the sky. The fascination of silent flight, seeking thermals and climbing up to the clouds is something you'll never forget.

This experience will last a total of approx. 1 hour, with approx. 15 minutes spent in the air. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)

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What's included

You will receive a safety briefing, explanation of the aircraft and its controls before being strapped into the cockpit. You will then enjoying the view as you are towed by a tug plane up to a height of 2'000 ft before being released and soaring for approximately 15 minutes. Your instructor will demonstrate the controls before letting you have a go at flying the glider yourself.


Special Conditions

Minimum age 14 years. Maximum weight limit is 15 stone (95kg) Maximum height is 6'2" ins (1.88m)
You will have to sign a health declaration. However, if you are fit enough to drive a car, you will be able to fly.
Suitable arrangements can be made to overcome most disabilities. Participants will also receive one months membership of the club.


Voucher

Each voucher entitles one person to participate in this experience. The voucher is transferable, which means that anyone can use it. The voucher remains valid for bookings for 6 months from the date of purchase. Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for your event.


Booking your event

We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.



Location

Event takes place at Challock in Kent
Ashford, Kent TN25 4DR .



Reviews

There are currently 2 reviews of this experience. Write a review.

Perfect birthday present

(Reviewed by Sue 25/08/2014)

Very easy - just a phone call to the flying club to set a date. Was able to arrange one within a couple of weeks of giving the present which was great. Don't have a sat nav but airfield was clearly indicated on the map and was easy to find even though it's off the beaten track. Staff very friendly and helpful. Small delay to the time agreed as the first tow plane had a fault and they had to ready a second plane at short notice. However staff kept us fully informed as to the reason and were very competent and professional.
Club members were safety conscious at all times and gave my husband a very clear briefing before the gliding flight. Weather was perfect - lots of thermals rising and clear views over the beautiful Kent countryside. Pilot was very welcoming and friendly. My husband enjoyed every minute of it and would have stayed in the air all day if possible. Said it was the perfect birthday present!Club has a small cafe and toilet facilities. We were free to take as many photos as we wanted and were welcome to stay and get a cup of coffee.

Overall rating: Excellent

Gliding over Kent

(Reviewed 13/08/2015)

The operator was very easy to contact.,. and very efficient, arranging the date and time that I requested. As soon as I arrived I was taken to meet my instructor. All visitor facilities were as expected and members of my family were made very welcome. Staff put me at my ease Fantastic afternoon would do it again.Not rushed at all, very pleasent afternoon.

Overall rating: Excellent

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