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Helicopter Pilot Day for One - Multiple Locations

Helicopter Pilot Day for One - Multiple Locations

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Minimum Age: 12 years

Maximum Weight: 95.00 kg

About the experience

Experience the thrill of a Helicopter Pilot Day and unlock the secrets of this high-flying profession! This incredible opportunity is available at multiple locations nationwide. You'll get an up-close look at a helicopter, learn fascinating facts about these amazing machines, and take part in an extended lesson. Rest assured, all the schools hosting these immersive and hands-on days at the helipad are fully certified by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). You'll have the chance to meet commercial pilots who will share invaluable tips, advice, and captivating aviation stories. If you've ever aspired to take the captain's seat of a helicopter, this is the day for you. The adventure kicks off with a warm welcome over tea or coffee, followed by a briefing from a CAA licensed pilot instructor who will be your guide for the day. Next, get ready to take flight! You'll enjoy a 15-20 minute one-on-one lesson in a training helicopter, where you'll learn to hover, master forward flight, and experience the incredible manoeuvrability of a helicopter. After touching down, you and your fellow helicopter enthusiasts will indulge in a light lunch before embarking on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the helicopters at the airfield. Your instructor pilot will provide insights into different types and uses of helicopters, from piston-engined to turbine-engined helis. To cap off this unforgettable day, you'll receive an enlightening talk on life as a commercial helicopter pilot, the process of obtaining a license, and the various career paths available. With ample time for questions, this four-hour experience is the ultimate gift for any helicopter enthusiast seeking an insider's look into the industry and the life of a pilot.

  • A trainee helicopter pilot initiation day
  • Combines flying time and full pilot briefing
  • Tour the helicopter and ask questions
  • A talk on becoming a commercial heli pilot

A Helicopter Pilot Day

  • Introduction and safety briefing from your CAA licensed helicopter instructor
  • 15-20 minute personal helicopter lesson and hover challenge
  • Light lunch included
  • Guided tour of the of the helicopter and discussion about various helicopter types
  • Presentation on Helicopter Pilot Career options by a CAA licensed helicopter instructor
  • You will be part of a small group on the day
  • Your helicopter lesson is taken on a one to one basis and counts towards a pilot's license


  • Minimum age 12
  • Under 16s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum height is 6ft
  • Maximum weight 15 stone
  • You will need to present a form of valid ID with a photograph on the day

  • Selected weekdays and weekends throughout the year
  • Flights are subject to availability at your chosen location and weather conditions

Minimum Age: 12 years

Maximum Weight: 95.00 kg

  • Spectators can come along, but will not be able to join in the tours etc
  • Facilities may vary at venues, but there will usually be a clubhouse, toilets and refreshments

  • Greater Manchester - Manchester City Airfield
  • Surrey - Blackbushe Airport
  • Tyne and Wear - Newcastle International Airport
  • Lanarkshire - Cumbernauld Airport

Locations are subject to change and are updated regularly

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