30 Minute Light Aircraft Flight in Bristol
This experience starts with a full saftey briefing about flying, techniques and safety. Then along with an experienced instructor, board a Piper PA28 (a dual-controlled two-seater training plane) ready for flight. Take to the skies for a 30 minute flight and see the buildings shrink below. At the pilot's discretion, confident flyers are encouraged to take the controls of the dual-controlled two-seater training plane and experience the thrill of piloting first-hand. Flying is a thrill like no other and this experience could be even the start of some pilot training sessions.
- Experience the joys of aviation in Bristol
- Amazing panoramic views
- Take the controls and pilot the plane
- The flight lasts up to 30 minutes
- Availability Description
Seven days a week except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Weekends can get very busy; if a weekend date is required we recommend booking at least four weeks in advance (even earlier for summer weekends).
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 16. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Maximum height is 6'6''. For security reasons, photographic ID (ideally a passport) MUST be produced by all passengers on the day or they wo'nt be permitted to fly.
Flying is a weather dependent activity and it's essential to 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 around 40 minutes, including a 30 minute flight. Flight times are approximate and are the chocks-off to chocks-on duration.
- Numbers on the Day
The briefing might be shared. The flight is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor.
- Dress Code
Wear flat-soled shoes. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
- Other Info
Flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence. To qualify for a PPL 35 hours of dual control and 10 hours solo flying is required.