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45 Minute 2 Seater Helicopter Flying Lesson - Gloucestershire

45 Minute 2 Seater Helicopter Flying Lesson - Gloucestershire

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Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Weight: 101.60 kg

About the experience

Experience the thrill of a helicopter lesson over Gloucestershire from Staverton Airport! Enjoy breathtaking Cotswolds views during a 45-minute lesson in a two-seater helicopter. Situated midway between Cheltenham and Gloucester and just three minutes from the M5 and A40, Gloucestershire Airport at Staverton is a bustling General Aviation airport overseeing more than 90,000 flights a year. Receive expert supervision and teaching from knowledgeable and highly experienced instructors during your lesson in the Robinson R22 helicopter. All flight times include plenty of hands-on flying time, allowing you to truly experience helicopter flying in this vibrant location. Not only are these experiences fun, but they also count towards the hours needed to become a helicopter pilot. Staverton is a bustling location boasting four different runways, aeronautical training schools, charter companies, and executive operations. Gain an insightful look into the extensive facilities of this Staverton helicopter company, from engineering hangars, aircraft handling and sales, to the ground briefing before your helicopter lesson begins in Gloucestershire. Get ready for an unforgettable experience!

  • Helicopter flying from Staverton Airport
  • 45 Minute R22 Helicopter Lesson
  • Airfield handles over 90,000 flights a year
  • Well-situated between Cheltenham and Gloucs
  • Café, clubhouse and aviation museum on site

  • A 45 minute flying lesson from Staverton Airport in a two seater R22 helicopter
  • A 20-minute pre-flight briefing covering safety and a brief overview of how a helicopter flies
  • Your choice of flight duration
  • Discuss and decide your flight path
  • Experience hands on helicopter flying and take the controls under expert supervision
  • Opportunity to try the hover challenge
  • Flight times are measured from start up to shutdown
  • De-brief and personalised flight certificate


  • Participants of the four seater R44 lesson can bring one interested observer to accompany them for their flight
  • Spectators are welcome to come and watch the action from the clubhouse or lawn which provide great views across the airfield

  • Minimum age is 14
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum height is 6ft 4 ins
  • R22: Maximum weight 16 stone

Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Weight: 101.60 kg

  • The airport has a restaurant serving hot and cold food and beverages
  • There is an aviation museum at the airfield
  • Flights can be counted towards the 45 hours required to obtain a licence to fly a helicopter
  • You should call the club before travelling to check that weather conditions are suitable

    • Flights are available weekdays and weekends throughout the year
    • Experiences are subject to availability and weather conditions

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