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40 minute Trial Lesson in a Super Cub at Shoreham

£167.50 inc. VAT

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40 minute Trial Lesson in a Super Cub
Come and experience a real grass roots flying experience in our freshly restored ex-military Super Cub. With high wings this is the perfect vintage training aeroplane with panoramic views of the beautiful Sussex downs and coast.

This experience will last a total of approx. 1 hour, with approx. 40 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.)

What's included

The Super Cub is one of the worlds most popular and versatile aeroplanes tracing its roots back to the 1930's; Type used for aerial reconnaissance during D-Day. On the day you will be accompanied by your instructor out to the aeroplane for a pre-flight breifing and pre-flight inspection of the aeroplane. All the primary controls will be explained to you. Your instructor having started the engine will call up for taxi, and you'll have the oppertunity to taxi the aeroplane yourself out to the runway. The instructor, having performed the necessary pre-flight checks will invite you to follow through lightly on the control for the take-off and the climb up to a safe altitude. At whih point they will demonsrate the further effects of controls and we invite you to take complete control of the aeroplane. You may expect to handel the aeroplane up to 95% of the total flight time. However the flight is yours, and you may do as much or as little flying as you feel comfortable with. You can fly the aeroplane out over the sea, along over the South Downs National Park, or wherever you wish. The instructor may help you accomplish, or offer you to follow through on the controls for the landing. Shoreham Airport is located 4 miles West of Brighton, and right on the coast line, next to the beatiful River Adur, in the South Downs National Park, an area of outstanding national beauty. The airport itself is Britains oldest licensed airport, being opeartional for over 100 years! Whilst your ejoying the breathtaking views from the sky, Friends and family would have the oppertunity to visit the origional Art Deco restaurant or take a walk around the small Shoreham Airport Museum. Bring you swimwear as the Beach is near by! Free Parking for customers ands there accompanying friends and family!

Special Conditions

Maximum weight is 16 stone. Maximum height is 6'4". Minimum age is 14 years (adult supervision required on airfield premises for under 16's)


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.


Event takes place at Shoreham in Sussex
Sussex, BN43 5FF.


There is currently 1 review of this experience. Write a review.

Flight in a Piper Cub

(Reviewed by Flyer John 06/09/2017)

The flight was given to me as an 80th birthday by my Son and Grandchildren. Very easy (to find) as the airfield was already known to us. The facilities were 1st class.(Staff and Equipment) First class with some other interesting aircraft in the hanger. As I had flown many times before it was all that I expected it to be. It was the first time I had flown in a Piper Cub. My experience many years ago had been in a Tiger Moth for about 40 hrs and in Jet Provest Mk 1 for getting on for 100 hrs, so I had a good idea what to do, and I was able to do the whole flight except for the take off and landing. It was very nostalgic. I would certainly do it again, maybe in a Tiger Moth. I have already recommended to my friends. (After the event) As much time as we wanted. My only regret was that my son who was taking the photos forgot get one taken of both of us with the Cub.
(experiences4all)No previous experience with Experiences4all but absolutely no complaints

Overall rating: Excellent

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