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Lewes to Isle of Wight Landaway Flight - East Sussex

Lewes to Isle of Wight Landaway Flight - East Sussex

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Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Weight: 110.00 kg

About the experience

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with a Lewes to Isle of Wight landaway experience! Depart from Deanland in East Sussex and soar across to the Isle of Wight in a modern, fully enclosed light sports aircraft. These microlights offer a thrilling and sporty performance, making your journey truly exhilarating. Your destination is the Isle of Wight, known for its stunning Needles and breathtaking views. After taking off from Deanland, you'll land at Island Airport Sandown, a privately owned airfield nestled between Shanklin and Sandown. The flight from Lewes over Portsmouth to the island promises spectacular views. Upon landing, make sure to visit the legendary Island Cafe near the control tower at Island Airport for its renowned bacon baps and refreshing mugs of tea. Following your break, take off from Sandown for the return flight to Deanland. During this leg of the journey, you'll even have the chance to take control of the aircraft as part of your training experience. Book your Lewes to Isle of Wight light sports landaway now for a day out that promises thrills, breathtaking scenery, and an unforgettable flying experience!

  • Landaway flights in light sports aircraft
  • Fly from Deanland to the Isle of Wight and back
  • Time for a snack or lunch the Island Café
  • Amazing views & the chance to take the controls too!

  • Landaway flying lesson in a light sport aircraft
  • Enjoy a return flight experience to the Isle of Wight from Deanland Airfield, Lewes
  • Welcome introduction and safety briefing
  • Once airborne you will be given the option to take the controls and fly the aircraft yourself
  • Experience joining air traffic control, radio calls and airfield procedures
  • Opportunity to experience some more advanced manoeuvres during your return flight
  • Time flown can be counted towards a qualification

Isle of Wight

  • Head down to Portsmouth via the Cuckmore River, following the Sussex and Hampshire coastline
  • Excellent views of Brighton, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor Regis on the way
  • Cross the Solent at Portsmouth and descend into Sandown Airport
  • A cup of tea and quick walk around at your destination with your instructor
  • Allow three hours for this experience with a total flight time of approximately 1 and a half hours


  • Spectators are welcome to come and watch your departure and arrival
  • There is an outside seating area and onsite café
  • Please note dogs are not permitted on the airfield

  • Minimum age 18
  • Maximum weight is 110kg (around 17 stone)

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Weight: 110.00 kg

  • Please note that fixed wing, closed cockpit, aircraft that resemble a normal plane are used for flights, due to the lightweight nature of these modern sport aircraft they're actually classed as microlights
  • Flexwing microlight flights are not currently available at this location

  • Flights take place on selected weekday and weekends, subject to availability
  • Please note all flights are weather dependent
  • Deanland Airfield, Lewes, East Sussex


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