across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 1 hour, with approx. 16 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.)
Majestic, silent, awesome are all words to describe the beauty and fun experienced with a flight in a glider.
This is your chance to fly a glider. After meeting your qualified instructor and briefing on the flight ahead it climb aboard and strap in.
Your glider will be hooked up to a tug aircraft or attached to a winch - ready for launch!
Once the winch or tug has got you to height your instructor will pull the release handle and you are then gliding for real. Your instructor will demonstrate the controls before you take control and search around the skies for the odd thermal to keep you up longer.
Floating through the skies in virtual silence, gliding is the ultimate in relaxed flying. Soon it will be time to join back at the airfield by floating down for a landing.
* Tea/Coffee at most locations
* Signed Flight Certificate on Completion at most locations
* Approx 16 minutes Flight Time
Spectators are welcome and may take photographs
Maximum Pilot Weight is 16 Stone (102 kg)
Maximum Pilot Height is 6' 6" (1.98 m)
Minimum Pilot Age is 12 Years (adult supervision required for under 16s on airfield premises)
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 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 Ridgewell in Suffolk .
The voucher will have Ridgewell printed on it, but it can be used from..
There is currently 1 review of this experience. Write a review.
Contacting the operator and arranging the date was easy - all of the arrangements were done online. The venue was very easy to find on the day. All the staff were very friendly and reassuring. The briefing was good. How did I feel about the experience itself? I Loved It! Everyone should have a go! There was plenty of opportunity to take photographs and stay around after the flight.
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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