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Light aircraft trial lesson at Lower Upham
Rated 5.0/5
Based on 2 customer reviews
Cost: £79.00

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Product review: Birthday present for a nut by , 28 Aug 15 5/5 Excellent "What to give an aircraft nut (me) for a birthday present? A flight in an Ikarus C42 from Upham, my local airfield in Hampshire.The voucher arrived by email minutes after paying, and I phoned the operator to book the same day, a Friday. What a fine bunch of chaps...across the Solent to the Needles, over Newport IoW and then back to Upham for a cup of very good coffee. I highly recommend the entire process from booking, flying the aircraft to the cup of coffee. The only danger is that once you have flown an Ikarus, you'll be hooked. I'm still grinning. "

30 minute Trial Lesson at Lower Upham

£79.00 inc VAT

Light aircraft trial lesson
30 minute Trial Lesson
After a pre-flight briefing from the Instructor, you will spend 30 minutes flying in the aircraft around the local area and get your chance at the controls.

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.)

Wanting more than one voucher? It's a pain unless you call 0208 133 9327 - I can do all the work AND give you a discount!! (Please note: your product code is 26060).


What's included

On arrival, you will be greeted by a member of staff who will be glad to offer you tea or coffee as they introduce you to your Flying Instructor.

Once you have completed the necessary paperwork formalities, met your instructor and booked out, you will head to the apron where your instructor will walk you round your aircraft explaining how to control it in flight, before climbing aboard, starting up and taxiing out for your lesson.

Very shortly after take off, you will be offered the controls of the aircraft under expert guidance from your Instructor. You will be shown what all the instruments are for and what information they give us and how we navigate our way around the sky!

Also, don't forget to bring your Camcorder or Camera to record your lesson!

Once back on the ground, your Instructor will answer any questions you may have about flying or further training. You will also receive your commemorative certificate, signed by your Instructor.


Special Conditions

The flight operator reserves the right to specify the date and time of the flight. No guarantee can be given that any flight booked for a specific date or time will be carried out on that date or time.

The flight operator must be informed of any disability or previous/ongoing medical condition which should be reasonably disclosed.

Passengers must be aged 12 years or over or at the Pilot-in-Command's discretion.

After the voucher expiration date, then flights may continue however, the length and date of flight cannot be guaranteed and extra costs may be incurred from possible increases in fuel, handling, overheads, airport charges and V.A.T. rate.


Voucher

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.



Location

Event takes place at Lower Upham in Hampshire
Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, SO32 1HA.



Reviews

There are currently 2 reviews of this experience. Write a review.

Birthday present for a nut

(Reviewed by Ms Sue S. 28/08/2015)

What to give an aircraft nut (me) for a birthday present? A flight in an Ikarus C42 from Upham, my local airfield in Hampshire.The voucher arrived by email minutes after paying, and I phoned the operator to book the same day, a Friday. What a fine bunch of chaps...across the Solent to the Needles, over Newport IoW and then back to Upham for a cup of very good coffee. I highly recommend the entire process from booking, flying the aircraft to the cup of coffee. The only danger is that once you have flown an Ikarus, you'll be hooked. I'm still grinning.

Overall rating: Excellent

Excellent experience

(Reviewed by Benjamin 06/01/2015)

When we called the airfield the staff where incredibly friendly and happy to help us in anyway for finding a convineint date. The venue was very easy to find with the sat nav, the airfield was well signposted. The staff where incredibly friendly they helped us with any queries we had/problems. The equipment they had was great, all increadably safe and up to date! The briefing was short and sweet, the instructor went through all the basics of understanding how to fly a plane. He even brought a little wooden model with the moving parts of theplane to demonstrate how to use the controls. My experience was unbelievable I never thought I would have that much fun! Was extremely thrilling because I was allowed to fly 99% of the time. My instructor was very friendly and helped me fly the plane during the whole flight! After the flight the instructer went over the flight and told me how to improve my flying. I had time to take pictures and answers any questions I had.

Overall rating: Excellent

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