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20 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing

20 Minute Nationwide Microlight Flight Plus Briefing

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Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Height: 187.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 95.25 kg

About the experience

If you’re after a great value way to get introduced to the delights of Microlighting, then this 20 Minute Flight, including Briefing, hosted at a multitude of UK wide venues with clubs which are all approved by the British Microlight Aircraft Association, should tick all the boxes! Weighing less than 450 kg, Microlights are an extremely light and nimble way to take the air, and you’ll be fully shown all the basic principles of flying one before you get airborne. Then the instructor will strap you in and take care of the take off and climb. Then once you’re in level flight, it’s over to you as, following your pilot’s demonstration, you’ll get to try out a few gentle mid-air turns during the course of your 20 minute flight - and it’s surprisingly easier than it looks! And because microlights are available at most clubs, including both the traditional flexible wing, open cockpit style models or the newer fixed wing models, you can either be open to the elements or take flight in the comfort of a regular training aircraft. So with total flexibility and fantastic value, there’s no better place to start your microlighting from!

  • 20 minute Microlight flight voucher valid for many airfields nationwide
  • All British Microlight Aircraft Association clubs
  • Insulated flying suits available for cold weather
  • Fixed and flex-wing microlights offered by many clubs

  • Take a trial 20 minute flying lesson in a fixed-wing* or flex-wing** microlight
  • Ground briefing and explanation of the aircraft
  • Learn how the controls influence the flight of the aircraft
  • Opportunity to take the controls and fly the microlight for part of the flight
  • Insulated flying suits are provided for flex-wing flights
  • Flight times are 'chock to chock' so include taxi time

* - 'Flex wing' microlights have open style cockpits and a wing like a hang glider

** - 'Fix wing' microlights have a closed cockpit and resemble your typical light aircraft


  • Hull, Beverley - Flex and Fixed
  • Lancashire, Cockerham - Flex
  • Somerset, Bath - Flex and Fixed
  • Staffordshire, Otherton Airfield - Flex
  • Wiltshire, Yatesbury Airfield - Fixed

  • Minimum age 14
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum weight of 15 stone (17.3 stone in Lancashire) (100kg in Staffordshire)
  • Maximum height 6ft 2ins
  • A good, general level of fitness and health is required
  • If you have any medical conditions please check this with your doctor, some providers may need proof of a doctors note to ensure that you are fit to fly
  • Spectators are most welcome to go along to the airfield to watch the take off and landing
  • Facilities on site vary from location to location

Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Height: 187.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 95.25 kg

  • Microlighting is available throughout the year at most venues where conditions allow
  • Some flying venues are only operational at weekends

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