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Learn to be a Pilot Experience

Learn to be a Pilot Experience

Product ID: 11605
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Coventry Airport
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Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Height: 190.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 101.00 kg

About the experience

Embark on an exhilarating journey into the world of aviation with our immersive half-day pilot experience, based out of Coventry Airport! Prepare yourself for a thrilling adventure as you dive deep into the intricate art of flying. Your day begins with a comprehensive briefing session, where you'll meet your experienced instructor and get a sneak peek into the thrilling activities awaiting you. From there, it's off to the aircraft to conduct critical pre-flight checks and a thorough walk-around inspection. Climb into the cockpit and familiarise yourself with the array of systems and controls that will soon become your domain. But the excitement doesn't stop there. Back in the classroom, you'll delve into the strategic side of piloting. Learn how to plan routes, analyse weather patterns, and ensure safety using cutting-edge tools like the NOTAMs system. Craft your own flight plan, complete with contingency routes and alternate airports, just like real pilots do. When everything is meticulously planned and prepared, it's time to tae flight! You'll be fully immersed in the pilot's role, from communicating with the control tower to maintaining visual and operational control of the aircraft. Touch down at your destination airport for a brief but enlightening chat before gearing up for the return journey. Throughout the experience, you'll seamlessly transition between the roles of pilot and navigator, ensuring you're equipped with a comprehensive understanding of aviation responsibilities. Back at base, your adventure continues with hands-on training in our state-of-the-art flight simulator, offering a deeper dive into the intricacies of piloting. As the day draws to a close, gather for a debriefing session where you'll reflect on your experiences and gain valuable insights into the responsibilities of a pilot. This isn't just a thrill ride - it's an educational journey that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the art of flight. Ready to challenge yourself and soar to new heights? Book now and prepare for an unforgettable educational experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

  • Experience life as a pilot with this Pilot experience at Coventry Airport 
  • Hosted by expert pilot instructors
  • Includes a thorough lesson on routes, safety and operation and controlling the craft 

  • Learn how to carry out aircraft safety and operation checks
  • Learn the functions of the basic flight controls
  • Create a flight plan with your instructor, including diversions and alternate airports
  • 90 minute flight with a landing in between at a local airfield
  • Control the aircraft during the first leg of the flight and navigate the other
  • Practice landing techniques 
  • Certificate upon completion


  • Minimum age 14
  • Under 28s must aways be accompanied by an adult on the airfield
  • Maximum weight 16 stone/ 101.60 kg
  • Maximum hight 6ft 3ins 

  • Available Tuesday to Saturday throughout the year
  • Flights are subject to weather conditions and availability  

Minimum Age: 14 years

Maximum Height: 190.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 101.00 kg

  • Spectators are more then welcome to watch both take off and landing


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