Reach for the sky with your first flying lesson and soar away into the wide blue yonder. Under expert tuition, you can take the controls yourself and discover the absolute freedom of the sky. This is the perfect gift idea for anyone who loves flying, and with a chance to actually control a plane yourself this flying activity gift is ideal for high-flyers.Typical Programme
Your flying lesson begins with a pre-flight briefing with your instructor. You will learn the effects of an aircraft's controls and what you will be doing during your first trial flying lesson. Then it's time to walk out to the aircraft where you will be taken on a 'walk round' to see the main control surfaces of the aircraft. Your instructor will take off and then demonstrate some basic manoeuvres. Then it's your turn! Feel the aircraft respond to your lightest touch and experience for yourself the sheer exhilaration of flying.
Your 30 minute lesson includes take off and landing times.
Duration & Group Size
The total experience lasts approximately 1 hour, with 30 minutes in the aircraft. Your tuition is on a one-to-one basis.
Fitness Requirements & Previous Experience
This experience may not be suitable if you are pregnant, suffer from epilepsy, fits, severe head injuries, fainting, giddiness, blackouts, high blood pressure or heart conditions. Please contact the venue beforehand to discuss any medical conditions.
Maximum weight 89kg - 108kg (14 - 17 stone) depending on the location.
Maximum height 1.85m (6'1").
No previous flying experience is necessary.
You must be at least 16 years old (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult).
Locations & Availability
The Flying Lesson Experience Day is available Monday to Sunday, throughout the year.
Bedfordshire, Cranfield; Cambridgeshire, Cambridge Airport; Cumbria, Carlisle; Devon, Exeter; Dorset, Ashmore; Dorset, Bournemouth; Essex, Clacton; Hertfordshire, Nr Hertford; Isle of Man, Ronaldsway; Lanarkshire, Cumbernauld; Lincolnshire, Langworth; Merseyside, Liverpool Airport; Norfolk, Old Buckenham Airfield; North Yorkshire, Full Sutton; Northamptonshire, Brackley; Perthshire, Perth; Staffordshire, Burton; Surrey, Camberley; Surrey, Redhill Aerodrome; Tyne and Wear, Newcastle Airport; Warwickshire, Baginton; West Sussex, Shoreham; Yorkshire, DoncasterPlease note:
This gift experience is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied up to the value stated.
Expiry: The experience day gift pack voucher must be redeemed and used within the 12 month validity period.