across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 60 minutes, with approx. 30 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.)
Compton Abbas Airfield is ideally located on the top of hill on the border of Dorset and Wiltshire, and in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Already at 800ft when you line up for departure on the runway, as soon as the wheels leave the ground the scenery unfolds dramatically beneath you.
On the day of your flight - firstly you will have a chat with one of our qualified flying instructors and plan the route you would like to take; perhaps flying over your house. Once airborne you will have the opportunity to have a go at the controls and experience the unparalleled thrill of flying a light aircraft.
Take a camera and capture the beautiful views from amongst the clouds.
Once back on the ground you are presented with a Compton Abbas Certificate to commemorate the day. If you do get bitten by the flying bug, the lesson will count as the first hour in your pilots log book, and go towards your private pilots license (not as expensive as you may think!).
We're open all year round with some of the best flying weather actually being in the fresh and calm winter days.
What are you waiting for?
Flights available all year.
Weather dependant You can take a friend or relative with you but subject to certain weight restrictions.
The passenger will need to become a temporary member of the flying club for insurance purposes and will need to pay 15 UKP for this membership.
There are weight restrictions so nothing can be guaranteed until the day. Usually, two average sized adults will be able to fly.
The minimum age is 7 years old. There is no maximum.
Each voucher entitles
up to 2 people
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
Compton Abbas in Dorset
Ashmore, Dorset, SP5 5AP.
There is currently 1 review of this experience. Write a review.
Easy we went to the air field and arrange a date which did not need to be re-arranged. We knew how to reach the venue and it's facilities which are very good. We were quickly introduced to our pilot who was helpful and experienced. The plane was in good order. We felt perfectly confident and the pilot was able to answer the questions we had. Experience was excellent and the pilot was helpful in re-routing to take account of the weather. We may well do another flight and would recommend. Plenty of photo opportunities and time to have coffee after landing. (experiences4all) not applicable as was a gift
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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