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Motorgliding in Devon Mile High Flight

Motorgliding in Devon Mile High Flight

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Dunkeswell Aerodrome
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Minimum Age: 10 years

Maximum Height: 203.20 cm

Maximum Weight: 105.00 kg

About the experience

Embark on an exhilarating motorized glider trial flight over Devon, taking off from Dunkeswell Airfield. Experience the stunning vistas of Devon's coastline and countryside from the air. Dunkeswell, nestled in the Blackdown Hills just north of Honiton, offers the thrill of soaring on excellent rising currents. For the adventurous, we highly recommend the Mile High flight. On this flight, you'll ascend to one mile high and witness panoramic views of both the north and south Devon coasts before soaring through the skies. The motorized gliders at Dunkeswell offer the perfect blend of power and serenity - take off under your own power, climb to your desired altitude, and then glide in silence to savour the tranquillity of powerless flight. With their large domed cockpit glass, the Scheibe Rotax Falke motorgliders provide exceptional in-flight visibility. Seating is side-by-side, allowing you to sit next to your pilot instructor and observe their actions. Furthermore, the aircraft features dual controls, giving you a chance to take the reins and pilot the motorglider over Devon yourself!

  • Motorised glider flights out of Dunkeswell Airfield
  • Climb under your own power, cut the engine and glide
  • A choice of flight durations offered for you
  • See amazing sights of the Devon and the Jurassic coast
  • Mile High Flight

  • Trial flying lesson in a motor glider
  • Welcome, introduction and safety briefing
  • Receive instruction and handle to controls during your flight
  • Great photo opportunities and sights of the Devonshire countryside

Mile-High Flight

  • Climb high over the countryside under the power of the engine
  • Reach 1 mile above sea-level before the engine is shut-down
  • You will slowly drift down using rising air currents to soar
  • See both North and South coasts, Dartmoor and Exeter, on good visibility days you may even see the south coast of Wales
  • The perfect experience to try both gliding and powered flight
  • Flight time is approximately 45 minutes

Information

  • Minimum age 10
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum weight 16.5 stone (105 kg)
  • Maximum height 6ft 8ins (2.03 metres)

  • Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
  • All dates are subject to availability and weather conditions

Minimum Age: 10 years

Maximum Height: 203.20 cm

Maximum Weight: 105.00 kg

  • Participants must call on the morning of their flight to check weather conditions are suitable
  • Light snacks, meals and refreshments can be purchased from the on-site Aviator Coffee Bar and Restaurant
  • The South West Airfields Heritage Trust photographic museum is also located at Dunkeswell and is open to visitors (check opening times if you plan to visit)
  • Spectators are welcome

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