30 Minute Light Aircraft Flight in Cumbria
Experience the unique thrill of ultra-light aviation with a 30 minute light aircraft flight in Cumbria. Begin with a detailed briefing on safety and fundamental flying techniques before boarding a two-seater Cessna 152 training craft with a fully qualified pilot. Once in the air, enjoy spectacular bird's-eye views whilst the pilot takes the plane for a spin. During the flight (at the pilot's discretion), take over the reins to assume the role of honorary pilot and experience the incredible sensation of flying first-hand.
- Enjoy a 30 minute light aircraft flight in Cumbria
- Take to the air in a two-seater Cessna 152
- Enjoy sensational birds-eye views of the ground below
- Take over the piloting duties during the flight
- Availability Description
Seven days a week. The venue is closed on Christmas Day. Weekends can get very busy, if you want a weekend date we recommend booking at least two weeks in advance (even earlier for summer weekends).
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 16. Maximum weight is 17 stone. Maximum height is 6'4''. For security reasons, photographic id (ideally a passport) MUST be produced by all passengers on the day or they wont be permitted to fly.
Flying is a weather dependent activity and it's essential that you call the venue for a weather check before setting out. If the flight is cancelled because of the weather, it will be re-booked for an alternative date or time.
Lasts for about 45 minutes, including a 30 minute flight. Flight times are approximate and are the chocks-off to chocks-on duration.
- Numbers on the Day
Both the briefing and flight will be held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor.
- Dress Code
Wear flat-soled shoes. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
- Other Info
This flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence (PPL). To qualify for a PPL you need 35 hours of dual-control and 10 hours solo flying. If you have ever wanted to be a pilot, this is a great way to get started.