across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 1 hours, with approx. 25 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.)
You will fly with the original school in the UK to offer this amazing experience, with many thousands of flights to their credit.
You lie comfortable and secure in the same tandem Hang Glider used in the filming of the BBC's Blue Peter programme on learning to fly. You and your pilot are towed towards the base of the clouds where you can choose to fly the glider or simply enjoy the incredible views. You will spend between 25 and 45 minutes in the glider.
During the experience you will be in the safe hands of a professional Hang Gliding instructor, ratified by the British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association. If you enjoy your flight you can use it as credit towards your HG pilot qualification.
This experience is also suitable for people with a range of disabilities, please ask for details.
Max weight 14.5 stone and weight in proportion to height. This experiance is suitable for people with a wide range of disabilities in both lower and upper body. We strongly advise booking as far in advance as possible if you want to fly at weekends. The provider of this experience also offers flights in the week.
This flight will count towards your BHPA Hang Glider pilot rating. This flight will entitle you to continue your training at a reduced rate.
Each voucher entitles
to participate in this experience. The voucher is
non-transferable, which means that only the person named on the voucher can use it.
The voucher remains valid for bookings for 9 months from the date of purchase.
Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for
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.
Event takes place at
Darley Moor in Derbyshire
Derbyshire, DE6 2ET.
There are currently 2 reviews of this experience. Write a review.
Arranging the date was easy - this was the only school I could find that operated weekdays and at weekends Getting to venue and its facilities was very straightforward, just a couple of minutes from the A50. The facilities were good with clean toilets! Tea and coffee on tap and a nice area for the family to have a picnic. Staff and equipment were first class. Staff and kit were well presented. Judy, the pilot was simply amazing! I found the pre-flight briefing comprehensive and confidence inspiring. The experience itself was what it says on the voucher - utterly amazing. I never thought I would fly like an eagle! Everyone took photos, it was a great day out for all the family!
Overall rating: Excellent
Arranging the date was at first was a little restrictive in that we understood it to be only weekend flying, but after having difficulty trying to re-arrange a flight after cancelling, the centre were very obliging in arranging a mid-week flight as we were in the area at the time otherwise it was a 300 mile round trip.
We had no difficulty finding the venue, all facilities were first class. We found the centre staff very professional and friendly and relaxed. The equipment felt comfortable and secure.
A thorough briefing and pre-flight check was carried out, after which I felt very confident, all my questions were addressed satisfactorily.
The experience itself was absolutely exhilarating, and would like to do it again. I would recommend the experience to anybody.
After the event, Julie the pilot was very obliging in advising where to stand to get the best pictures and was quite happy to pose for photos. There was no rush to get rid of us after the flight the whole experience was very relaxed and thoroughly enjoyable, the atmosphere was one of the centre enjoying having you there to enjoy their hobby.
Overall rating: Excellent
"I would like to thank you for providing the opportunity for us to book an experience flying lesson for my Dad for his birthday which he thoroughly enjoyed. We were extremely impressed with the efficency and professionalism of your service and would always use you again in the future and will recommend you to anyone who is interested in this kind of gift to give to someone."
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