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Introductory Flying Lesson Experience Voucher

Feel the adrenaline rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky. You won't forget this incredible experience in a hurry.

Feel the adrenalin rush as you take the controls of a light plane and soar across the sky! You get one-to-one training with a Civil Aviation Authority licensed instructor and your flying time counts towards a Private Pilot's licence.

So what happens on the day? Your flying lesson starts with a briefing from your instructor before the flight. This will cover safety, and an introduction to some of the controls.

Once in the plane, your flight starts from the time the engine turns over. You will be given headphones so that you can hear conversations between your instructor and air traffic control, and so that you can talk with your instructor.

Once in the air, you will be able to take the controls but your pilot will generally land the plane and taxi back.

This experience is a great idea for a gift, as you don’t have to commit the recipient to a particular date – the choice is theirs! A voucher which will be uploaded to your customer account. Simply follow the instructions on your voucher to book your experience. Your voucher is open-dated and valid for 9 months.

Experience Includes

  • Introduction to flying, aircraft controls and safety
  • One-to-one training from a CAA licensed instructor
  • 30 mins flying time with the opportunity to take the controls
  • Cancellation Indemnity
  • Introductory Flying Lesson Experience voucher - valid for 9 months

Experience Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Refreshments

Departure location

Various throughout the UK, see "Additional Information" for full list.

Start times

Dependent on location chosen. See "Additional Information" for full list of locations.

Additional information

  • Cambridgeshire - Cambridge
  • Cambridgeshire – Peterborough
  • Cornwall – Bodmin
  • Derbyshire – Eggington
  • Devon – Barnstaple
  • Dorset - Christchurch
  • Essex – Clacton
  • Essex - Great Dunmow
  • Essex - Stapleford Tawney
  • Kent – Lydd
  • Kent – Romney Marsh
  • Lancashire – Blackpool
  • Lincolnshire - Kirmington
  • Merseyside - Liverpool
  • Northern Ireland - County Down
  • Nottinghamshire – Worksop
  • Northamptonshire – Brackley
  • Nottinghamshire – Retford
  • Oxfordshire - Kidlington
  • Scotland – Prestwick
  • Staffordshire - Burton on Trent
  • Surrey - Camberley
  • Surrey - Redhill
  • Wales – Caernafon
  • Wales – Haverfordwest
  • Warwickshire – Coventry
  • Warwickshire – Wellesbourne

    Terms & Conditions

    • This experience is a great idea for a gift, as you don’t have to commit the recipient to a particular date – the choice is theirs! A voucher which will be uploaded to your customer account. Simply follow the instructions on your voucher to book your experience. Your voucher is open-dated and valid for 9 months.
    • Minimum age: 12 (under 18’s need parental/guardian consent)
    • Minimum height: 4ft 10in (147cms)
    • Maximum height: 6ft 4in (193cms)
    • Maximum weight: 12 stone at County Down, 16 stone at Leeds, 14 to 18 stone at other locations
    • Participants should be in reasonable health and agile enough to climb into the aircraft.
    • The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to venue
    • Spectators are usually welcome, without charge, but will not be able to accompany you in the plane. Facilities for spectators vary between centres, so you should check with the centre when booking.
    • The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to location.
    • Flying lessons take place all year round and are normally available on any day of the week.
    • We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. This is only a guideline and we advise you to book as early as possible to ensure that dates are available before the expiry date listed on your voucher. All bookings are subject to availability.
    • You should allow 1 hour for your whole experience, but the flight (from taxi to landing) will last approximately 25-30 minutes.
    • A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
    • Cancellation Policy: Once you make a booking with an experience operator you are bound by their terms and conditions. Make sure you understand their rules regarding changing or cancelling a booking (particularly at short notice) as a refund will not be offered in the case of infringement of these rules. The Cancellation Indemnity policy may provide a replacement voucher in the event of cancellation by the participant owing to circumstances beyond their control.