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45 Minute Microlight Flight - Somerset

45 Minute Microlight Flight - Somerset

Product ID: 12616
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East Riding of Yorkshire
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Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Weight: 100.00 kg

About the experience

Treat yourself or a flying lover to this unique Microlight flight over the Somerset countryside. With views stretching from Glastonbury Tor to glimpses of the Bristol channel, it’s bound to be a memorable experience with views to remember for months to come. As well as boasting some of the best views around, flying from Westonzoyland Airfield gives you an insight to aviation history as it’s one of the oldest airfields in the UK, having served as both RAF and USAAF bases. You’ve only got to take in the sights and close your eyes for a brief moment to imagine Harvards and Hurricanes storming in and out of this place during the Second World War. As soon as you arrive for your flight, you’ll be greeted by one of the most enthusiastic and best microlight instructors around, Andy Buchan, who is a chief flying instructor and examiner with a passion for getting as many people into the skies as possible. With a real professional next to you, you’ll not only be in the best hands but have a unique opportunity to learn the controls of the aircraft from one of the finest instructors in the UK. As you fly over the scenic Somerset countryside, you’ll have a chance to get a feel for the controls if you feel up to it. With being in such safe hands, you’re bound to not want to miss this opportunity. If you’re craving a relaxing flying experience full to the brim with spectacular views this is the perfect opportunity for you.

  • Microlighting at Westonzoyland Airfield in Somerset
  • Fly with chief flying instructor Andy Buchan
  • See coast, National Parks & historical landmarks

  • Flex wing microlight experience
  • Welcome. introduction and safety briefing
  • Enjoy amazing views of the coast, historical landmarks and National Parks
  • Opportunity to take the controls and fly the microlight for part of the flight


  • Westonzoyland Airfield, Somerset

  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • There is no maximum age limit but a flight in an open cockpit aircraft may not be suitable for an elderly person, if you are over 70 you will need to provide a doctors note to prove you are fit to fly
  • The aircraft can be quite narrow so it may be restrictive for those with a wider build, if you are unsure if you will fit in the aircraft please check before making a booking
  • A good, general level of fitness and health is required
  • You must be agile enough to climb into the cockpit
  • If you are on any medication or have any medical conditions you will need to provide a doctors note to prove you can fly

Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Weight: 100.00 kg

  • Flexi wing voucher digital images can be purchased on the day of your flight for an additional £25
  • The camera takes an image every five seconds which is downloaded to an SD card (£5 refunded when the SD card is returned)
  • Toilets and tea and coffee making facilities in the onsite clubhouse

  • Selected weekdays and weekends throughout the year (with some limited availability during the winter), subject to availability
  • Bookings can be made up to 2 weeks in advance
  • All flights are weather dependent but don't worry if your flight is cancelled you can rebook for a convenient time
  • You must call the provider at 8.15am on the morning of your flight to check that you flight is going ahead
  • If you are travelling more than an hour to the venue please bare in mind that flights may be cancelled at short notice

  • Spectators are welcome to come along and watch the action
  • Sorry no dogs allowed


  • East Riding of Yorkshire
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