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30 Minute Microlight Flying Lesson - Oxfordshire

30 Minute Microlight Flying Lesson - Oxfordshire

Product ID: 12717
Valid for 12 months
Oxfordshire
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Minimum Age: 12 years

Maximum Weight: 102.00 kg

About the experience

Learn how to fly whilst being treated to stunning views of the Oxfordshire countryside in this 30 minute session departing from Abingdon. Alongside an experienced instructor, you’ll be shown how to use the controls before getting the chance to fly the plane yourself. You will be in a CT microlight aeroplane which are often used for beginners because they are light but not without power - this nifty beast boasts speeds of 170mph and can really pack a punch through the skies if needed. As you get comfortable and ease yourself into the flight and gain confidence with the controls, you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views over Oxford. Included in this flight path are incredible views of Uffington White Horse which is a prehistoric hill figure etched into the landscape. You can see this on foot whilst hiking in the area, but it is at its most impressive from the air as you can take in the scale and prowess of the figure against the hills. A stone’s throw from this is Dragon Hill, a natural chalk hill with an artificially flattened top. Legends surround this place and have associated it with being the location where Saint George slew the dragon. Both of these landscapes come alive from the air, and this experience will give you spectacular views combined with an opportunity to increase your confidence in the skies.

  • Lights sport aircraft flights from Abingdon
  • A brilliant range of flight itineraries for lessons
  • Stay local, head to France or the Isle of Wight
  • Plenty of chance to get hands on with the controls

  • Views of the Uffington White Horse and Dragon Hill
  • Air experiences flight in a 2 seater light sports aircraft
  • Pre-flight briefing and introduction to the controls
  • During your flight opportunity to take the controls

Information

  • Abingdon, Oxfordshire

  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • A good, general level of fitness is required

Minimum Age: 12 years

Maximum Weight: 102.00 kg

  • Onsite clubroom and toilet facilities
  • Refreshments can be purchased from the nearby Farm Shop and Garden Centre (5 minute drive)
  • The CT light sports aircraft used for these flight experiences is technically classed as a microlight

  • Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
  • Flights are subject to availability and weather conditions

  • Spectators are welcome to watch the take off and landing

Locations

  • Oxfordshire
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