across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 75 minutes, with approx. 60 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.)
On arrival you we'll discuss the route of your flight and then there will be a short pre-flight briefing on the flight. Then we will fix you up with a flying suit, helmet and intercom headset, and get you securely strapped into the aircraft.
After carrying out full pre-flight safety checks, we'll taxy out onto the runway.
Depending on the flight conditions, if you wish you will get the chance to have a go at flying the aircraft from the back seat, using the student training bars fitted to the control frame.
Depending on where you live we may be able to take a look at your home town or village from the air.
This trial lesson or 'air experience flight' is actually the first step to getting a licence should you wish to continue. It is Flight Exercise 3 from the British Microlight Aircraft Association (BMAA) Syllabus of Microlight Pilot Training.
Like the earliest pioneers of powered flight, you will experience for yourself the sensation of an open-cockpit flight in a small aircraft.
The microlight flies at around 45-60 mph although the sensation of speed is very different to being in a car or on a bike.
All the equipment you need for your trial flight - flying suit, gloves, helmet and intercom headset - will be provided.
Minimum age 9.
No maximum age.
Maximum weight approximately 14stone 2lb (90KG)
People with physical disabilities can also fly, depending on the nature of the disability and providing they are able - with the help of a relative or carer where necessary - to be seated comfortably and securely in the aircraft. Check with us if you're not sure.
Please note that flight times are calculated from engine start to engine stop, so they include engine warm-up, pre-takeoff checks and taxying to and from the runway.
If weather conditions are not conducive to flying, we'll simply re-book your flight.
Our trial flights take place on Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30 am till sunset
Each voucher entitles
to participate in this experience. The voucher is
transferable, which means that anyone 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
Long Marston in Warwickshire
Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8LL.
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