across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
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.)
If you are thinking about taking up gliding and are looking for a starting -place this could be it.
Experience consists of 15-20 minutes soaring or 2 non soaring flights.
If time permits during the flight you will be instructed on the effects of the controls, and should you wish, you can take the controls and fly the glider yourself.
The launch will be by our modern powerful winch, and as the glider levels out at the top of the climb you will hear and feel the instructor releasing the cable, as your flight over the beautiful Essex countryside begins. It may be permissible to use a camera, but if you do take a camera you may not be able to fly the glider during the same flight.
Upon your return to the airfield, your instructor will fly a circuit around the landing area and increase the airspeed for landing. You will see the landing area approaching ahead and feel a gentle bump as the glider touches down.
A full three calendar months'temporary club membership is included in the price of the trial lesson, so you may return again within that time and fly at club rates.
Although the weather may appear to be good, airfields can be surprisingly cold at times, even in the summer, and especially when a strong wind whistles across the runway. Ladies will feel more comfortable in trousers, especially when getting in and out of the glider.
Training available Saturdays, Sundays, most Wednesdays and Fridays, and on Bank Holidays.
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 12 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
Wormingford in Essex
Colchester, Essex, CO6 3AQ.
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