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Microlight trial lesson at Wickenby
Rated 5.0/5
Based on 1 customer review
Cost: £124.99

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Product review: Microlight trial lesson by , 12 Jan 16 5/5 Excellent "The flight was very easy to arrange, and everyone I spoke to was very friendly. It was very easy to find the airflield - I used my sat nav, and the site was well sign-posted. The faciities were very good, with a display in the control tower, and an excellent cafe. The staff were all very friendly and obviously loved their jobs. The equipment was basic, but that is what the experience is all about - a 'no mod cons' experience! The briefing was clear and concise, and gave me all the information I needed. I've read a lot of books about early flying and this is as close as you can get...a real wow! I would definitely recommend the experience! Plenty of time to take photos - my sister got some of me in the cockpit. After the flight we had a great sausage sandwich and coffee while watching others take their flights. "

Microlight Flying Lesson (3-axis or flex) at Wickenby

£124.99 inc VAT

Microlight trial lesson
Microlight Flying Lesson (3-axis or flex)
Trial Lesson in a Microlight.
Short flight briefing after which the student will be allowed to take the controls and actually fly the aircraft!

This voucher allows your recipient to choose both type of Microlight and location.

This experience will last a total of approx. 90 minutes, with approx. 60 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 40390).

Check availability. For later dates, schedules will not yet be available and so you should have a wide selection of dates to choose from when you come to book.

What's included

There are two types of Microlight aircraft - Weight shift and 3-axis. For further details please see All about Microlights

This experience can be taken in either type - please specify on booking.

Microlight trial lessons are an increasingly popular way to enjoy light aviation, and our Microlight Trial Lesson allows you to experience the thrill of flying: it will even count as the first step towards your Private Pilot's Licence.

The trial lesson is preceded by a short flight briefing with our instructor who will explain all aspects of the flight including the effects of controls and how a microlight flies.

The flexwing microlight has a tandem seating arrangement - your instructor will generally ask you to sit in the P1 seat at the front - don't worry all instructors on these types prefer to sit in the rear seat anyway, it's the norm for them and s/he can oversee you all the time in the air. 3 axis microlight usually have two seats side by side.

The student will then be allowed to take the controls and actually fly the aircraft! The weather plays an important part in all forms of flying, but Microlights are a little more susceptible to the elements than other forms, so please bear that in mind.

Contrary to popular belief, the wintertime is the best time to fly in the UK, OK it's cold, but we can wrap up against that. The difference is the stability of the air, cold crisp winter days are the best, saying that though, last thing on a summers evening can be just as enjoyable.

A truly fabulous gift for anyone of any age and also a perfect introduction to flying for those who have always wanted to try flying a microlight.

The Package
* An open dated gift voucher valid for a 9 month period
* 60 minutes flight time
* Briefings
* Insurance
* Signed Flight Certificate (most venues)
* Tea/Coffee available (most venues)


Special Conditions

Maximum weight is 15 stone (95 kg); maximum height is 6' 4" (1.93 m).
Minimum age is 14 years (adult supervision required on airfield premises for under 16's).


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 9 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 Wickenby in Lincolnshire
Langworth, Lincolnshire, LN3 5AX.


The voucher will have Wickenby printed on it, but it can be used from..


Reviews

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

Microlight trial lesson

(Reviewed by David Massey 12/01/2016)

The flight was very easy to arrange, and everyone I spoke to was very friendly. It was very easy to find the airflield - I used my sat nav, and the site was well sign-posted. The faciities were very good, with a display in the control tower, and an excellent cafe. The staff were all very friendly and obviously loved their jobs. The equipment was basic, but that is what the experience is all about - a 'no mod cons' experience! The briefing was clear and concise, and gave me all the information I needed. I've read a lot of books about early flying and this is as close as you can get...a real wow! I would definitely recommend the experience! Plenty of time to take photos - my sister got some of me in the cockpit. After the flight we had a great sausage sandwich and coffee while watching others take their flights.

Overall rating: Excellent

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"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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